Food Truck Relief Rally

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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Hurricane Harvey Relief/Recovery Update

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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FamilyPoint Says Thank You!

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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Summer Community Garden Update

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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Hundreds on campus weekly at OCWH!

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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Restoring families in West Houston!

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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Summer is busy at OCWH!

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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Building for the Future

At OCWH, we are the stewards of a 20 plus year-old vision of community outreach. In 1995, St. Thomas Presbyterian Church formed a 501(c)(3) charity to construct a facility which would host various community programs. Originally named the West Houston Community Center, that building is now known as the Outreach Center of West Houston. While…

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Director’s Notes

Community. That’s a word that’s used a lot around OCWH. Since day one, OCWH’s mission has revolved around finding areas of need in the community and connecting them with local resources to fill the void. We see ourselves as a facilitator; providing a platform for our amazing partner programs to meet the needs of our…

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