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 2016, the House of Amos

  • Provided more than 58,000 lbs of food and hygiene items to 2,183 families made up of 6,826 individuals
  • Approximately 8,000 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 234 adults in ESL and citizenship classes
  • Distributed more than 1,100 Christmas gifts to 450 children. Gifts were donated from ICON, First United Methodist Church's Wonderland in Westchase, Alief ISD schools and many generous individuals. In addition, 85 families received food for a Christmas meal.
  • Individuals and groups, for a total of 80 people, provided more than 2,340 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.

Feb 18, 2017      - Special Supplemental Distribution- 10 am until Noon

Mar 4, 2017       - Special Supplemental Distribution- 10 am until Noon

Mar 9, 2017       - End of Winter term Literacy classes

Mar 19-23, 2017 - Registration for Spring Literacy classes

Mar 27, 2017      - Literacy Classes begin for Spring term

Apr 8, 2017        - Special Supplemental Distribution- 10 am until Noon

May 20, 2017     - Special Supplemental Distribution- 10 am until Noon

May 25, 2017      - End of Spring term Literacy classes

 

 

   

 

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