North Ellis County Outreach

Red Oak, TX


In 1979, "helping hands of Red Oak/Ovilla" was an organization operating from private homes, churches, and donated storage areas to help out people from North Ellis County. It later merged with a local non-profit organization called "Red Oak Area Outreach. In 2000 both of the organiztions became one with name, " North Ellis County Outreach" helping those in need in the towns of Red Oak, Oak Leaf, Ovilla, Glenn Heights, and Ferris.

Change & Impact

North Ellis County Outreach tries to eliminate poverty and bring the community together. It encourages people to be self-sufficient by offering free classes to those who are interested.

Pennies From Heaven

The North Ellis Outreach Center is also associated with a Thrift store that benefits those in need through out the communities of 75154 and 75125. People throughout the community are welcome to donate and volunteer individually or in groups.

Thrift Store Hours:

Tuesday- Friday: 9:00 AM- 4:30 PM

Saturday: 9:00 AM - 2:30 PM

Donation Drop-Off

Monday-Friday: 9:00 AM- 4:30 PM

Saturday: 9:00 AM- 2:30 PM

Be A Part!

Top Pantry Needs:

  • Low or No Salt Vegetables
  • Low or No Salt Beans
  • Reduced Sodium Soup (Healthy Request)
  • Stuffing Mix
  • Spaghetti Sauce
  • Canned Vegetables (ie. mixed veg., spinach, carrots, squash)
  • Canned Chicken
  • Canned Fruit
  • Healthy Snack Items
  • Canned Tomato Products - ie. stewed, diced, sauce, paste
  • Jar or Dry Gravy Mix

Donate Items to the Thrift Store

  • Gently used clothing, shoes, housewares, toys, furniture, home decor and books.