Social Ministries


“To provide short-term emergency assistance of food, clothing and financial support”
NEED strives to assist every client who walks through our doors. However, our focus and efforts are targeted to families living in the 13 Northeast Tarrant County zip codes in our service area.

  • NEED East is located at 424 W. Bedford-Euless Road, Hurst TX 76053 and serves people residing in zip codes 76021, 76022, 76039, 76040, 76053, and 76054. Their hours are Monday-Friday, 10 3 p.m. Services include food, personal care items, and TXU electric assistance.
  • NEED West is located at 5028 Broadway, Haltom City TX 76117 and serves people residing in zip codes 76111, 76117, 76118, 76137, 76148, 76180, and 76182. Their hours are Monday-Friday 10 a.m. to 2:45 p.m. Their services include food, personal care items, clothing, and TXU electric assistance when funds are available.

NEED says thank you for the food, the personal care items and clothing items that were donated in 2019. Calvary members have been very generous. And a special thank you to all the Calvary Lutheran Church volunteers that gave their time to helping at NEED. Thank you.

To lend a hand to God’s children in Northeast Tarrant County by providing food, clothing and financial assistance to needy, low-income and crisis-struck families on an emergency basis until long-term assistance can begin.

for the shelves at N.E.E.D. at this time are:

  • canned vegetables
  • canned fruit
  • canned soup
  • jelly
  • peanut butter
  • laundry soap
  • tea
  • coffee
  • As always, monetary donations are greatly appreciated (check payable to
    Calvary Lutheran Church and in the memo line section write N.E.E.D.).

If you are interested in volunteering at N.E.E.D. we could put you to work. We can use help in the clothing department, the pantry and help picking up donations at Wal-Mart and Kroger’s. If you are interested,
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