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Annual Report 2023-2024

In case you missed it, our Annual Report for the 2023-2024 period is available. It includes a lot of exciting updates and numbers on the impact of the mission in the past year. Check out the impact! ...

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We’re on TV!

This week, our Executive Director, Jamie Munyon, appeared on LOOK TV News to talk about our upcoming community panel discussion on Recidivism! Check the events tab for more information about attending the panel! Click here to watch the full interview!...

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March Newsletter

Check out our latest newsletter below: March Newsletter...

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Tiara Finds a Family at Open Door

“I’ve drawn every short straw in life,” says Tiara. She grew up poor, in a single-parent household. Three of her sisters died before she was 14, and she lost her mother just five years later. Determined to make a better life for herself, Tiara enrolled in college and worked to…...

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Fall Newsletter

Check out our latest newsletter: Read Here -> September Newsletter – Still Thankful...

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Staff Profile: Lynn Figura

By the time you read this, Lynn Figura will have celebrated her first anniversary as Volunteer and Events Manager at the Open Door Mission. If her enthusiasm and passion for her work is any indication, she will have many more! “I love our guests and residents,” Lynn says. “They’re why…...

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I’m so Thankful I Made that Choice!

Last November, a little before Thanksgiving, Bob stood outside the Open Door Mission, debating whether or not he should go in. “I walked away,” he recalls, “then I said, ‘No, I’ve got to do this!’ I turned around and came back. It’s been nothing but up and up from there!”…...

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COVID-19: Meeting the Needs for the Most Vulnerable in Our Community  

As Open Door Mission cares for our most vulnerable neighbors amidst concerns of the coronavirus and other illnesses, we remain committed to the safety and well-being of all — our residents, guests, volunteers, staff, and the community we serve. We are closely monitoring the Coronavirus COVID-19, as well as proactively seeking…...

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Shop Our Secret Ingredient

Last night we held our Iron Chef Dinner and the secret ingredient used in the competition was lavender, from Lavenlair Farm! Our competing Chef’s made some fabulous appetizers utilizing it.  Curious to see what masterpieces you can whip up with lavender? Check out their online shop and use our code…...

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It Could Happen to Anyone

Joe had a pretty good life.  He grew up with good parents, had a wife and son and had a construction job doing steel work.  He was a hard worker and never thought that he would always be able to provide for himself and his family. In 1985 Joe was…...

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