The House of Amos provides assistance to people in need through emergency food pantry operations and services designed to assist individuals in gaining healthy families, meaningful employment and achieving self-sufficiency. Our vision is to have a substantial, positive impact on nourishment, education, and health of the needy through the following services:
In 2017, the House of Amos
Provided more than 61,750 lbs of food and hygiene items to 2,019 families made up of 6,024 individuals
Approximately 9,000 lbs of fresh produce was distributed at our monthly supplemental distribution
Distributed 4,900 sack lunches to children on Saturdays. Lunches were provided by Memorial Drive United Methodist Church Soup Mobile
Enrolled 171 adults in ESL classes
Enrolled 13 adults in citizenship classes
Distributed Christmas gifts to 412 children, including 112 who received a new bicycle or tricycle, and helmet, through the generosity of Shell Technology Center Houston. Other donors of Christmas gifts include ICON, Alief ISD Elsik 9th grade center and generous individuals
The Care Van administered 358 shots to 245 children at a back to school event hosted by House of Amos
Individuals and groups, for a total of 148 people, provided more than 2,890 hours of volunteer service throughout the year
2018 Calendar of Events
Saturday, December 8 – Children’s Christmas Party at 10 am. A maximum of 100 children, ages 3 to 8, may visit with Santa and receive gifts.
Pantry CLOSED on December 8 for the Children’s Christmas Party. Children’s Christmas Party is at 10 am. 100 children will be admitted on a first come, first served basis.
December 17 through December 20 – Pantry CLOSED. Parents may register to receive gifts for their children, up to age 18.
Saturday, December 22 – Pantry CLOSED. Last day to receive gifts for children
December 23 through January 1, 2019 – CLOSED
8030 Boone Road Houston, TX77072
Emergency Food Services: 281-495-9061 Educational Service: 832-328-0696
Monday - Thursday9 am to 12 Noon *
Saturday10 am to 12 Noon*
*We begin serving our last food client at 11:45 am