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NAM's Pediatric Health Center Offers Vaccinations for Measles
February 19, 2019

NAM's Pediatric Health Center Offers Vaccinations for Measles

Health officials are sounding the alarm now that there is a revival in measles cases. Just six weeks into 2019, there have been seven confirmed cases of measles in Texas. Five of those cases are in...

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NAM Endowment Fund Dinner Raises Over $200,000
February 08, 2019

NAM Endowment Fund Dinner Raises Over $200,000

Northwest Assistance Ministries (NAM) raised over $200,000 during the 2019 NAM Endowment Fund Dinner —an annual event held to raise funds to enhance the financial stability of NAM and to offer secu...

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NAM Partners with AARP to Offer Free Tax Help
February 01, 2019

NAM Partners with AARP to Offer Free Tax Help

Northwest Assistance Ministries (NAM) is working with AARP Foundation Tax-Aide to help families and individuals receive the tax services they need. Services will be available starting February 1, 2...

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NAM Supports Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month with an Art & Writing Challenge
January 25, 2019

NAM Supports Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month with an Art & Writing Challenge

February is Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month. In support of healthy dating relationships, Northwest Assistance Ministries (NAM) is having an event called the “Young Hearts Matter” Art & Wri...

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2018 NAM Holiday Project: Food & Toy Distribution
January 22, 2019

2018 NAM Holiday Project: Food & Toy Distribution

NAM was racing with activity and excitement on Saturday, December 15 as staff and volunteers gathered to distribute food to over 1,000 families and toys to more than 2,000 children.

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2018 Jeans & Jewels Luncheon & Style Show Raises Nearly $80,000
September 18, 2018

2018 Jeans & Jewels Luncheon & Style Show Raises Nearly $80,000

On Thursday, September 13, 2018, Northwest Assistance Ministries (NAM) honored real estate mogul and community philanthropist Pam Hughes at the 2018 Jeans & Jewels Luncheon & Style Show. Ov...

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NAM Provides Back-to-School Immunizations for Over 200 Uninsured Children
August 21, 2018

NAM Provides Back-to-School Immunizations for Over 200 Uninsured Children

Northwest Assistance Ministries hosted its annual Shot Blitz August 7 – 9 and August 13 – 15. More than 211 uninsured children in kindergarten through 12th grade were provided with back-to-school i...

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Young Professionals Mark Harvey's One-Year Anniversary
August 20, 2018

Young Professionals Mark Harvey's One-Year Anniversary

Formation, the Young Professionals committee of The Houston Northwest Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with H-E-B, Northwest Assistance Ministries and Habitat for Humanity Northwest Harris Count...

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NAM Appoints New President/CEO
August 13, 2018

NAM Appoints New President/CEO

The Northwest Assistance Ministries (NAM) Board of Trustees has announced the appointment of Les Cave as NAM’s next President/CEO. The official job title will be “Linda and Harlan Martens Endowed P...

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Domestic Violence Counts: 12th Annual Census Report Released - NAM Continues to Support Victims of Domestic Violence
June 18, 2018

Domestic Violence Counts: 12th Annual Census Report Released - NAM Continues to Support Victims of Domestic Violence

Domestic violence is a pervasive, life-threatening crime that affects millions of individuals across the United States regardless of age, economic status, race, religion or education.  High-profile...

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