Giving Tuesday 2020

At a time when we are all experiencing the pandemic, generosity is what brings people of all races, faiths, and political views together across the globe. Generosity gives everyone the power to make a positive change in the lives of others and is a fundamental value anyone can act on.  Giving Tuesday emphasizes opportunities to…

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The Harbor School Houston

The Harbor School

The Harbor School is an early childhood center formed in 2017 by nine people with a passion for educating and growing strong children, families and teachers. Our goals for The Harbor School include: • Breaking the cycle of poverty in the West Spring Branch area by providing opportunities for young at-risk children to succeed in…

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For over 16 years…

The Center provides…STABILITY, CONVENIENCE, COST 16 years ago, the Center was incorporated as its own independent 501(c)3. And, for the last 16 years,—thanks to your support and giving—the Outreach Center of West Houston has been instrumental in supporting non-profit community agencies that advance the social, emotional, and educational welfare of our community residents. Because of…

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CrossWalk Community Table

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One of our premiere non-profit agencies, CrossWalk Houston, would like to invite you to join them at the Community Table. Read on for a note from CrossWalk’s Director, Sedonia Finstad. We are glad to be here for them! CrossWalk Houston Community Table by Sedonia Finstad, Director of CrossWalk Houston  A table where some met for…

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Summer 2019 – Executive Director Notes

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Look what happens at the Center – Because of You! The non-profits who call OCWH home are in full summer swing. We are very thankful for your continued support of the Center through donations, sponsorships, and volunteering! Without you, we couldn’t be here for our non-profit and the people they serve on a daily basis. It…

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Spring Executive Director Notes

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  Every day I’m in awe of the wonderful programs that our non-profit West Houston agencies provide for our community. The thousands of adults, children, volunteers, students, and visitors that come through our doors is staggering. (Oh, and people are really enjoying the updated kitchen and bathrooms that we were able to renovate because of…

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Local Non-Profits Bring Smiles—Priceless

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Local Non-Profits Make a Difference in our Community Thanks to FamilyPoint Resources and Lily’s Toy Box, this past month 165 children and their families were all smiles as they got to go “shopping!” at the Center’s auditorium. Because of you we are able to provide the facilities and space needed for local non-profits to host…

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OCWH Recap

A little recap of some recent activities at OCWH and their community partners: The Center served as one of five locations for the Houston Food Truck Relief Rally on Sept.16, sponsored by The Greater Houston Black Chamber and Shell. OCWH’s community partner, St. Thomas Presbyterian Church at the corner of Memorial and Bateswood opened as…

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2017 Charity Golf Tournament

12th Annual “We’re Here For You” Charity Golf Tournament More Important Than Ever OCWH’s 12th Annual “We’re Here for You” Charity Golf Tournament is October 16, 2017. Special thanks to our 2017 Golf Tournament Sponsors! This golf tournament is one of the Center’s major fundraisers of the year. Monies raised from this event will go…

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