Social Ministries


NEED is a Northeast Tarrant County faith based non-profit organization whose sole mission is to provide short-term emergency assistance of food, clothing and financial support to anyone in need of a non-discriminatory basis.

In this global pandemic, North East Emergency Distribution (N.E.E.D.) is committed now more than ever to the safety and well-being of our staff, partners and the communities that we serve. N.E.E.D. continues to monitor developments regarding the spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus), relying on information from the CDC, Tarrant County Public Health, and the City of Fort Worth.

Food needed through the end of the year:

  • Turkeys, chicken, other meats, green beans, flour, sugar, boxed mashed potatoes, stuffing mixes, corn, yams.

Food items that are running low:

  • Cereal, oatmeal, boxed mac & cheese, ramen noodles, peanut butter, jelly, Hamburger Helper, Rice-Roni, crackers, snacks, chips, coffee, tea, creamers.

Hygiene items needed:

  • Shampoo, razors, toothpaste, bar soap, deodorant, laundry soap, tooth brushes.

Location: N.E.E.D. West, 5028 Broadway, Haltom City. Mon-Fri 10 am—2:30 pm.
Website: for more info and their mission statement.

Please note, clothing or other physical donations other than what is listed above are not accepted at this time.


As the year comes to a close you may be thinking of last minute ways to give back or to reduce your 2020 income taxes. NEED (North East Emergency Distribution) can help. You can mail your gift to 424 W. Bedford Euless Rd. Hurst TX 76053 - be sure it is postmarked by December 31st if you would like to deduct it from your 2020 taxes..


We are taking abundant precaution following recommendations of the CDC to prevent the spread of germs. Throughout this time, N.E.E.D. must remain committed to our mission to alleviate local hunger.
* Your monetary support is needed now more than ever. *

Cindy Lara
NEED West Mgr.
#817-759-1506 office

N.E.E.D. East
424 W. Bedford Euless Rd., Hurst, TX 76053
Mon-Fri. 10 a.m.-3 p.m.

N.E.E.D. West
5028 Broadway, Haltom City, TX 76117
Mon-Fri. 10 a.m.-3 p.m.