Give online or by phone

NAM accepts donations electronically through our secure website. You may also call (281) 885-4608 to make a credit card gift over the phone.

Give by check

Checks may be made out to “NAM” and mailed to:

Carole Little, President & CEO

Northwest Assistance Ministries

15555 Kuykendahl Road

Houston, Texas 77090-3651

Give Stock

To make a gift of stock, email Denese Hammon
or call 281-885-4572.

Give through a bequest, retirement assets or life insurance

Planned gifts offer donors the opportunity to leave a legacy for NAM and enjoy tax benefits, without affecting their current cash flow. For more information, call Lindsay Roh, Chief Advancement Officer at (281) 885-4608.

Matching Gifts

Will your company match your gift of funds or volunteer time? For info, contact Lindsay Roh, Chief Advancement Officer at (281) 885-4608.

Give food

Food items are distributed through NAM’s Joanne Watford Nutrition Center and are always welcome. Donations are especially needed during the summer months and for the holidays in November and December. To hold a food drive, please contact the Volunteer Coordinator at (281) 885-4604 or

Give gently used items

These donations are used extensively throughout the entire NAM organization; some donated items are distributed to our clients, and many items are sold through NAM’s three resale shops. Furniture and household item donations must be in sellable condition to comply with IRS regulations.

For more information on making these types of donations or to arrange for a furniture pick-up, please call the furniture donation hotline at (281) 885-4545.

Give when you shop online

Partner4Funding has set up a shopping portal for NAM. An average of 3% of all purchases will be given back to NAM when you begin your online shopping at Your identity is protected and we will never know what was purchased.

Give your car

VDAC imageYou can donate your car, trailer, or boat to NAM through our relationship with V-DAC (Vehicle Donation to any Charity). The vehicle does not have to be in running condition. V-DAC will assign your vehicle to a local auto auction company that will pick up your vehicle and sell it at auction. The proceeds from the auction will go to NAM, and V-DAC will send you a tax receipt for the sales amount.

To schedule your vehicle pickup, call 1-877-999-8322 or click here. Remember to tell them that you want the proceeds to go to NAM.

Some vehicles are donated to clients for their use in going to and from work, family transportation, etc. Such items must be in good working condition. To make a vehicle donation to a client, call Debbie at (281) 885-4526
or Karen at (281) 885-4575.

We protect your information

All offline and online Donor information is never sold.

NAM does NOT give, rent or sell donor information to businesses or other organizations. Your information is used to keep you informed on NAM activities by mail, phone and email. If you prefer NOT to receive mail from NAM, please contact Denise De La Garza, Database Coordinator at (281) 885-4607.

Addresses, phone numbers, email addresses, contribution amounts, credit card numbers and other types of donor information are kept confidential. We may publish the names of donors in NAM’s newsletter, on our website or other NAM publications. If you do NOT wish to have your name published, please contact us at the phone number or email address listed above.

NAM upholds the Association of Fundraising Professionals’ (AFP) Code of Ethics and Donor Bill of Rights. AFP exists to foster the development and growth of fundraising professionals and the profession, to promote high ethical behavior in the fundraising profession and to preserve and enhance philanthropy and volunteerism.



NAM is proud to be featured in Donor Houston, a charitable database of the Greater Houston Community Foundation (GHCF). The GHCF sets up and manages donor-advised funds.


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