OCWH Stories

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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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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FamilyPoint Says Thank You!

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“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

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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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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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