Community & Families

NCJW GHS works to advance laws, policies, programs, and services that address the needs of families, older adults, and other individuals to protect them from abuse, neglect, exploitation, and violence. For more information, contact communityservice@ncjwhouston.org

Upcoming Community Service, Programs, and Advocacy

  • Jun25

    Back 2 School Store 2017

    Save the date to volunteer for NCJW GHS's second annual Back 2 School Store, where we will completely outfit an estimated 200 elementary-aged children from low-income families ...

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  • Jul09

    Beach Party Bingo at Seven Acres

    Want your children to participate and learn the value of community service? Your family can help with the singing, dancing, games, cards, and more! Contact info@ncjwhouston.org to...

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  • Aug03

    PAL (Preparation for Adult Living)

    Join other dedicated volunteers, Child Protective Services, and Junior Achievement for the annual PAL (Preparation for Adult Living) Project. Spend the day with a group of fabulous...

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  • Aug06

    Education Matters

    As part of our annual work with West Houston Assistance Ministries (WHAM), NCJW Greater Houston needs members to volunteer to distribute sort school supplies for at risk students i...

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  • Sep15

    Women of Influence

    More details coming soon! These annual awards from NCJW GHS honor women who embody our beliefs in courage, commitment, and compassion and who put those beliefs into action. L...

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  • Oct29

    Birthday Party Celebration at Seven Acres

    Want your children to participate and learn the value of community service? Your family can help with the singing, dancing, games, cards, and more! Contact info@ncjwhouston.org to...

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  • Dec13

    Hanukkah Candle Lighting

    Want your children to participate and learn the value of community service? Your family can help with the singing, dancing, games, cards, and more! Contact info@ncjwhouston.org to...

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Read & Chat at Seven Acres: 
Volunteers share companionship, enrichment, and mental stimulation with residents at Seven Acres. Every month a different theme is selected, from manicures for Mother’s Day to a yearly Birthday Bash. NCJW GHS members strive to bring added companionship to the residents of the Jewish assisted care facility.


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Donny Workman Memorial Lunch Program: NCJW GHS provides lunch, friendship, and art scholarships to the students in the Healing Arts Program at the Art League who are HIV positive or living with other illnesses. Our volunteers celebrate special Jewish holiday lunches by telling the students about the holiday and bringing celebratory food. Volunteers also visit art exhibits with the students. If you would like to help support the program’s lunches, we always welcome home cooked food, leftovers, paper goods, and soft drinks. Learn more about the Art League’s Healing Art program at http://www.artleaguehouston.org/healingart/


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West Houston Assistance Ministries (WHAM) Food Pantry Collection: 
Non-perishable food is collected at NCJW GHS meetings and events to help those in need. Please consider bringing a donation to our next program.