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NAM's Sheryl Johnson To Be Honored With Outstanding Woman Award
January 21, 2022

NAM's Sheryl Johnson To Be Honored With Outstanding Woman Award

The AAUW, or the  North Harris County American Association of University Women, is a nationwide, nonpartisan network of more than 170,000 members and supporters, ”dedicated to breaking through educ...

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NAM Senior Services Continue Through Covid Surge
January 20, 2022

NAM Senior Services Continue Through Covid Surge

All senior centers throughout Harris county are still closed to in-person activities - including NAM's Young at Heart Center.  Though they briefly reopened last summer, they closed again shortly af...

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NAM Serves Thousands During Season of Blessings
January 20, 2022

NAM Serves Thousands During Season of Blessings

Since opening its doors in the early 1980s, Northwest Assistance Ministries has provided assistance to an increasing number of local families in need each year, including assistance with holiday fo...

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NAM is now on TikTok!
January 18, 2022

NAM is now on TikTok!

Towards the end of October 2021, as part of NAM's overall communication strategy, NAM posted its first videos on tiktok . Though many of the videos are an extension of the prevention education taug...

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We are so grateful for your gifts of time, food & toys!
December 23, 2021

We are so grateful for your gifts of time, food & toys!

For the second consecutive year, NAM provided holiday blessings to hundreds of families and thousands of children.  Dozens of civic organizations, congregations, schools and local businesses hosted...

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Holiday Blessings 2021
December 23, 2021

Holiday Blessings 2021

For most of NAM’s history, up to 500 families were given gifts for their children, providing holiday joy for up to 1200 children.  The unprecedented economic impact of the pandemic impact changed t...

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NAM's Family Violence Center is here for you this holiday season
December 10, 2021

NAM's Family Violence Center is here for you this holiday season

Written by Sheryl Johnson, NAM's Family Violence Center Director While many in our community celebrate Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, the Winter Solstice and other events of the season; others are h...

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Thank You For Giving Tuesday 2021!
December 02, 2021

Thank You For Giving Tuesday 2021!

This year, a record 2.7 billion was donated in the United States on Giving Tuesday - and we are grateful that you chose to be a part of this day!  Giving Tuesday was created in 2012: a global call ...

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NAM Accepting Proposals for Trauma Informed Care Training
November 29, 2021

NAM Accepting Proposals for Trauma Informed Care Training

Northwest Assistance Ministries is a nonprofit, community-based, multi-program social service agency that has been serving the community since 1983. It was founded by ten area congregations in resp...

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How is Giving Tuesday 2021 Different This Year?
November 23, 2021

How is Giving Tuesday 2021 Different This Year?

How is Giving Tuesday different for NAM in 2021 than in previous years?  In 2020, you, our NAM supporters, joined in this global day of giving at a higher number than previous years, along with the...

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