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Fundraising Breakfast

Join us on April 1 (no fooling) for the NEED Annual Fundraising Breakfast.  This popular event fills up fast so make your plans today.  Tickets are available at either NEED location or from your church NEED contact.  Click on image … More

Posted on 2/21/2017


Annual Meeting/Volunteer Appreciation, March 9

All NEED volunteers are cordially invited to attend A Celebration of Generosity:   Annual NEED Meeting & Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon   Thursday, March 9, 2017, Noon to 1:30 p.m. Shady Oaks Baptist Church, 1336 Cavender Drive, Hurst, TX 76053 Pizza, Salad, … More

Posted on 2/20/2017


Lupe Garcia New Office Manager

We are happy to announce that Lupe Garcia is now the new office manager of NEED West.  Lupe has been married to Carmel for 30 years and they have four children and four grandchildren.  Lupe has lived in Richland Hills … More

Posted on 11/17/2016


Giving Day Nets $12,615

Thank you, NEED donors! You donated $12,615 on North Texas Giving Day. That amount is eligible for bonus funds as well which will be calculated soon. Thank you all for your tremendous generosity. These donations will be used for food … More

Posted on 9/26/2016


Birdville Baptist Repairs NEED West Floors

Thanks to the Birdville Baptist Church crew for renovating the floors at NEED West under their Project Haltom City initiative.  The flooring in the distribution center was becoming unsafe and unsightly.  The crew worked for a about a week to … More

Posted on 7/22/2016


Volunteer Spotlight on Alton Adams

  Meet Alton Adams.  Alton is a dedicated volunteer with NEED West.  He started helping out in August 2014 at the suggestion of Ann Sims, office manager.  He decided that NEED West was a good fit for him, so he … More

Posted on 6/24/2015


Annual Meeting/Lunch on St. Patty’s Day

NEED is so lucky to have a really great crew of volunteers.  The organization is almost entirely run by volunteers that manage to collect and distribute just under $2 million in equivalent goods and services to those in need every year. … More

Posted on 3/2/2015


Applebee’s Breakfast on March 21

The annual NEED Fundraising Breakfast will be held again at Applebee’s Restaurant on Rufe Snow and Loop 820 on Saturday, March 21.  The NEED board and a host of volunteers feed guests a breakfast of eggs, bacon, sausage, pancakes, potatoes, … More

Posted on 3/2/2015


Travel AND Help NEED

If you are planning a trip in or out of the country, consider booking it through Vacation 4 A Cause.  Booking through this program will allow you to make a significant contribution to NEED, while costing you nothing to financially … More

Posted on 9/25/2014


Help Wanted at Twice Blessed Resale Shop

Twice Blessed Resale Shop, located at 424 Bedford-Euless Road, Hurst, Texas, needs an Intake Merchandise Supervisor.   Proceeds from Twice Blessed supports North East Emergency Distribution (NEED).   The part-time position entails 15 hours a week.  Individual must be able to lift … More

Posted on 8/1/2014


Colleyville Woman’s Club Issues Grant

The Colleyville Woman’s Club has awarded NEED a grant for $1500 to be used for the Senior Supplement Program. Colleyville Woman’s Club (CWC), is a dedicated group of more than 200 members who improve the community through volunteer service and … More

Posted on 3/28/2014


Annual Fundraising Breakfast Raises $1,939

The results are in! NEED volunteers raised $1,939 at the Applebee’s annual breakfast fundraiser! Thanks to everyone who sold tickets, served breakfast, and came to enjoy the food and fellowship.  

Posted on 3/27/2014


Volunteers Honored at Annual Meeting

A record crowd turned out on March 20 for the NEED Annual Meeting and Volunteer Recognition Reception. at Shady Oaks Baptist Church.  The Annual Meeting featured a short presentation by the Board of Directors on the state of the organization … More

Posted on 3/27/2014


Kroger Shoppers Benefit NEED

Thanks to the 53 shoppers who contributed to NEED this quarter via the Kroger Community Rewards program.  These shoppers linked their Kroger loyalty cards to NEED resulting in a donation of $372.39 from Kroger.  Everyone can help and it doesn’t … More

Posted on 12/13/2013


DaVita Clinic Makes Generous Donation to NEED

Officials from the DaVita North Hills Dialysis Center presented NEED with a $1,000 check on Dec. 3.  Cilbert Malala, facility manager, and Monique Murga, social worker, are shown here with NEED past president Henry DelCastillo Jr.  Davita operates clinics throughout … More

Posted on 12/3/2013


Volunteer Position Open at Twice Blessed

Twice Blessed Resale Shop has an opening for a volunteer who is customer-service oriented, well-organized and mission-minded.  Duties include but are not limited to helping with displays, restocking, working the cash register and customer service. The address is 424 Bedford-Euless … More

Posted on 10/19/2013


Senior Discount at Twice Blessed Store

Twice Blessed Resale Shop has announced a special senior discount every Tuesday. Seniors age 65 and older will receive 25 percent off their entire purchase.  The store offers gently used clothing for men, women, and children plus accessories, furniture, and … More

Posted on 10/2/2013


Donor Bridge BIG Success

It’s official!  The NEED Donor Bridge goal of raising $6,000 was exceeded.  Some 53 people generously donated $6,650 in the one-day marathon, more than double the amount given last year.  In total, North Texas Giving Day resulted in 75,239 gifts … More

Posted on 9/20/2013


Order Your NEED Tee Shirt Now

You NEED this!  NEED has a stylish, new tee shirt available to all volunteers and supporters.  The navy blue shirt sports the heart/hands logo on the front and the web site and Facebook address on the back. Help NEED spread … More

Posted on 8/20/2013