Moving Waters to bring weekly mobile showers, hygiene stations to Northwest Assistance Ministries beginning May 10

Founded by Jennifer Park in 2019, Moving Waters aims to improve the quality of life for homeless individuals across the Greater Houston area by providing mobile shower and hygiene stations through partnerships with other assistance organizations. (Courtesy Moving Waters)
Founded by Jennifer Park in 2019, Moving Waters aims to improve the quality of life for homeless individuals across the Greater Houston area by providing mobile shower and hygiene stations through partnerships with other assistance organizations. (Courtesy Moving Waters)

Founded by Jennifer Park in 2019, Moving Waters aims to improve the quality of life for homeless individuals across the Greater Houston area by providing mobile shower and hygiene stations through partnerships with other assistance organizations. (Courtesy Moving Waters)

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Beginning May 10, mobile showers and hygiene stations will be available to those in need every Monday at Northwest Assistance Ministries, through a new partnership with Houston-based nonprofit Moving Waters. (Courtesy Moving Waters)
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Beginning May 10, mobile showers and hygiene stations will be available to those in need every Monday at Northwest Assistance Ministries, through a new partnership with Houston-based nonprofit Moving Waters. (Courtesy Moving Waters)
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Beginning May 10, mobile showers and hygiene stations will be available to those in need every Monday at Northwest Assistance Ministries, through a new partnership with Houston-based nonprofit Moving Waters. (Courtesy Moving Waters)
Editor's note: This article has been updated to include a statement from Les Cave, president and CEO of Northwest Assistance Ministries

Beginning May 10, mobile showers and hygiene stations will be available to those in need every Monday at Northwest Assistance Ministries, through a new partnership with Houston-based nonprofit Moving Waters.

Founded by Jennifer Park in 2019, Moving Waters aims to improve the quality of life for homeless individuals across the Greater Houston area by providing mobile showers and hygiene stations through partnerships with other assistance organizations.

"By restoring their dignity, we provide hope. In addition to restoring hope, Moving Waters will address the public health crises that exist among our homeless brothers and sisters due to communicable diseases that are easily preventable with simple hygiene practices," Park said.

According to Park, Moving Waters also aims to positively impact clients by addressing physical, mental, and spiritual wellness; establishing attainable goals for health and hygiene; empowering clients to take accountability of their own health; and showing respect for themselves and others. The nonprofit also aims to bridge the gap between the homeless and the housed through compassion and service.


"Moving Waters will be a catalyst for poverty alleviation by lovingly addressing the needs of the homeless across the whole person continuum, working toward spiritual and personal enrichment, and reminding communities that each person deserves to have their basic human needs met," Park said. "Moving Waters' mobile shower service, the first step in personal enrichment, distinguishes itself from other organizations that work to meet basic human needs by going to where homeless find temporary shelter."

Those in need can visit Moving Waters' mobile shower and hygiene stations on Mondays at NAM, located at 15555 Kuykendahl Road, Houston.

“We are excited about this partnership that allows NAM to serve the community in a different way, and lets us continue our mission of providing people with basic human needs," NAM President and CEO Les Cave said.

832-790-7499. www.movingwaters-houston.org
By Hannah Zedaker
Born and raised in Cypress, Texas, Hannah Zedaker graduated from Sam Houston State University in 2016 with a bachelor's degree in mass communication and a minor in political science. She began as an intern with Community Impact Newspaper in 2015 and was hired upon graduation as a reporter for The Woodlands edition in May 2016. In January 2019, she was promoted to serve as the editor of the Spring/Klein edition where she covers Spring ISD and Harris County Commissioners Court, in addition to business, development and transportation news.


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