Current Needs

  Homeless Ministry Needs

Every week at the Gano Mission Center we provide food, clothing, toiletries and supplies to those in the Near Northside community that are homeless or on the brink of homelessness. We are in constant need of these items so we have set up a shopping list on Amazon. Items purchased will be shipped directly to Mission Centers of Houston. You can also view this list to see what our current needs are and shop for these items yourself.

We can always used new and gently used shoes (all adult sizes) and clothing. These additional items (new and gently used) are needed during colder months:

  • Blankets
  • Sweatshirts, Jackets and coats (men: m, l, xl, 2xl; women: s, m, l)
  • Hats, gloves and scarves
  • Hand warmers

Deliveries can be made to our office location at 1815 Gano St, Houston, TX 77009 Monday through Friday between the hours of 9 am and 5 pm. Please call us at (713) 227-0304 before coming.

  Food Pantry Needs

The following items are always in short supply at both the Gano and Joy Mission Centers:

  • Toilet paper
  • Diapers (mainly larger sizes, 4-6, pullups)
  • Canned vegetables, meat, soups, fruit, tomato sauce and pasta
  • Dried pinto beans
  • Rice
  • Latino foods
  • Peanut butter
  • Jelly
  • Other dry food items
Deliveries can be made to office location (make this link to the office location page) at 1815 Gano St, Houston 77009 Monday through Friday between the hours of 9 am and 5 pm. Please call us at (713) 227-0304 before coming.

  Christmas Store Needs

Every year on the second Saturday of December at both centers we have a Christmas Store where we give away hundreds of toys to the parents of children and youth who attend our programs. We have set up a shopping list on Amazon. Items purchased will be shipped directly to Mission Centers of Houston. You can also view this list to see what our current needs are and shop for these items yourself.

Deliveries can be made to office location at 1815 Gano St, Houston 77009 Monday through Friday between the hours of 9 am and 5 pm. Please call us at (713) 227-0304 before coming.

 Volunteer Needs

We have a constant need for volunteers in all of our ministry programs throughout the week.  For more information please see our Volunteer page.

  Financial Needs

Mission Centers of Houston relies on generous individuals, churches, organizations, and grants to maintain our ministries. Mission Centers of Houston is a 501(c)(3) organization. All gifts to Mission Centers are tax deductible according to IRS guidelines.

There are many opportunities to contribute financially to our organization. Many donors commit to monthly contributions, others support special projects, and some make a significant year-end gift. You may give online or by check. For more information please visit our donation page.

“Yes, you will be enriched in every way so that you can always be generous. And when we take your gifts to those who need them, they will thank God.” – 2 Corinthians 9:7