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Places To Lend A Helping Hand Or Receive One!

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Places To Lend A Helping Hand Or Receive One!

The Houston area has a great number of places that provide assistance, encouragement, and motivation for those in need. If you yourself are in need of services, or if you’re looking to make a donation, or volunteer, these non-profit organizations are a great place to start!

Houston Food Bank:
Largest food donation center, which provides food to hungry people in need

Contact Info:
535 Portwall St. Houston, TX 77029

Salvation Army:
Numerous programs for shelter, clothing, rehabilitation, and disaster assistance

Contact Info:
1500 Austin Street
Houston, TX 77002

Turning Point Center:
Provides supportive services to elderly, homeless, men and women

Contact Info:
1701 Jacquelyn Drive
Houston, TX 77055
(713) 957-0099

Star of Hope:
Committed to ensuring that the needs of homeless men, women, and their children are met

Contact Info:
1811 Ruiz St, Houston, TX 77002
(713) 227-8900

Pratham USA:
Provides tools necessary for equal education opportunities for children

Contact Info:

9703 Richmond Ave, Houston, TX 77042
(713) 774-9599

Meals On Wheels:
Delivers meals to seniors over 60 who are home-bound

Contact Info:
3303 Main St, Houston, TX 77002
(713) 533-4900

Big Brothers Big Sisters:
Helps children boost their confidence, potential, and build their futures

Contact Info:
6437 High Star Dr, Houston, TX 77074
(713) 271-5683

Books Between Kids:
Provides books to Houston’s at-risk children for their personal libraries

Contact Info:

K-9 Angels Rescue:
Dedicated to rescuing and relocating shelter dogs

Contact Info:
2125 W. Alabama St., Houston TX 77098

The Women’s Home:
Helps women restore their lives with long-term support services

Contact Info:
607 Westheimer Rd., Houston, Texas 77006

Houston SPCA:
Ensures that animals are free from abuse and in happy, loving homes

Contact Info:
900 Portway Dr, Houston, TX 77024
(713) 869-7722

Hope Stone, Inc.:
Brings art and dance to at risk children in Houston

Contact Info:
1210 W Clay St #26, Houston, TX 77019
(713) 526-1907

Alzheimer’s Association Houston & Southeast Texas Chapter:
Strives for Alzheimer’s research advancement, and enrichment of the lives of patients

Contact Info:
2242 West Holcombe Blvd., Houston TX 77030-2008

Bubby’s Friends Foundation:
Provides assistance to individuals with Down syndrome

Contact Info:
PO Box 647, Porter, TX  77365

The Diaper Foundation:
Provides diaper assistance and other materials for babies of Houston

Contact Info:
4405 La Branch St., Houston, TX 77004
(713) 807-1111

TWRC Wildlife Center:
Emergency and rehabilitative care facility for wild animals of Houston

Contact Info:
10801 Hammerly Blvd., #200, Houston, TX 77043

Adult Reading Center:
Provides free classes to adults who need help with English literacy

Contact Info:
2246 N. Washington Ave., Pearland, TX 77581

The Texas Marine Mammal Stranding Network:
Rescues and rehabilitates marine mammals found along the Texas coast

Contact Info:
4700 Avenue U, Galveston, TX 77551
Main office: (409)740-2200
For stranding emergencies: 1-800-9-MAMMAL

Literacy Advance of Houston:
Helps adults learn to speak, read, and write in English

Contact Info:
2424 Wilcrest, Suite 120, Houston, TX 77042
(713) 266-8777

Houston Hospice:
Provides care to patients at home and in residential facilities

Contact Info:
Main location, Texas Medical Center: 1905 Holcombe Blvd., Houston, TX 77030

The Beacon:
Provides services to the homeless, including housing, health care and legal assistance

Contact Info:
1212 Prairie Street, Houston, Texas 77002
(713) 220-9737

Urban Harvest:
Promotes the importance of healthy nutrition through community gardens, farmer’s markets, and education.

Contact Info:
2311 Canal Street, Suite 200, Houston, TX 77003

Barrio Dogs, Inc.:
Works to educate Houston on stray and abused animals with animal rescue groups

Contact Info:
P.O. Box 230677
Buffy Martines, Volunteer Team:

Last updated: 11/15/14

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