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 2015, the House of Amos

  • Provided more than 70,550 lbs of food to 2,607 families made up of 7,512 individuals
  • Approximately 5,500 lbs of fresh produce was distributed at our monthly supplemental distribution  
  • Served 4,925 sack lunches to children on Saturdays. Lunches were provided by Memorial Drive United Methodist Church Soup Mobile
  • Enrolled 239 adults in ESL and citizenship classes
  • Distributed more than 1,110 Christmas gifts to 500 children. Gifts were donated from ICON, First United Methodist Church's Wonderland in Westchase, Alief ISD schools and many generous individuals. In addition, 100 families received food for a Christmas meal, including their choice of a chicken or a ham.
  • Individuals and groups provided more than 3,328 hours of volunteer service throughout the year
 

                                                 2016/2017 Calendar of Events

*The House of Amos holds a special distribution one Saturday a month. Fresh produce may be distributed, based on availability.

 

Dec 17              - Pantry closed for Christmas Store (pre-registration required)

Dec 24 - Jan 2, 2017 - House of Amos is CLOSED for the holiday season

Jan 10, 2017     - 6 pm to 8 pm - Register for Citizenship Classes

Jan 12, 2017      - Citizenship Classes Begin

Jan 21, 2017      - Special Supplemental Distribution

Feb 18, 2017      - Special Supplemental Distribution

Mar 4, 2017       - Special Supplemental Distribution

 

   

 

8030 Boone Road   Houston, TX77072   

Emergency Food Services:  281-495-9061    Educational Service: 832-328-0696

    houseofamos@houseofamos.org   

 

Hours:
   Monday - Thursday9 am to 12 Noon *

         Saturday10 am to 12 Noon*

      *We begin serving our last food client at 11:45 am