#HoustonStrong

As our neighbors are dealing with recovery efforts from the flood, I have been encouraged by the many examples of how good folks are at their core. It is times like these when community matters most, and the phrase “We’re here for you” carries more meaning than ever. Once again, the OCWH community rallied together…

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OCWH Food Truck Relief Rally

We had a great day on Saturday, September 16, as one of five locations for the Food Truck Rally Relief! It was great to be able to host the food trucks sponsored by Greater Houston Black Chamber and Shell! The extra love and care shown to our immediate community was appreciated by all. And, the…

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From the Executive Director Temporary Shelter Once again our community has stepped up during a time of need when Hurricane Harvey dumped massive amounts of rain on our Texas communities. Our partner St. Thomas Presbyterian Church set up a temporary shelter. On Tuesday of last week they had offered shelter to five families growing to…

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Reading Program West Houston children

“It has been an exciting summer at FamilyPoint. We connected with over 200 children in West Houston through our 15 summer enrichment programs. All of our summer programs were made successful by the commitment of over 150 volunteers from this community. They showed up each day willing to do more than just lead groups through…

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Community Garden West Houston Katy

Over the summer FamilyPoint Resources, one of the community programs located at Outreach Center of West Houston, started a community garden. Look at those veggies! Special thanks to Grant Mueller, an Eagle Scout, who dedicated many hours to designing and building nine cedar planters. Students in the Creative Arts Camps learned about fruits and vegetables…

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Did You Know? Over 400 children, adults, and volunteers are on campus almost every week at OCWH? Over 25 nationalities are represented by our summer campers? When you give to the Center, whether it’s as a donor, event sponsor or volunteer, you are giving to our local community and helping to restore broken families and…

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A story from Miriam and how the Outreach Center of West Houston is part of her life-change and support system. At the Outreach Center of West Houston, I first encountered a program that saved my life and brought me into a closer, vital relationship with God. It was here that I first entered the doors…

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Director Notes When the school year ends and summer rolls in, activity ratchets up at OCWH and the Center is abuzz with programs and activities for men, women and children of all ages. Throughout the summer, OCWH continues to host dozens of recovery meetings for alcoholics, teenagers in recovery, and even food addicts each week.…

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