Month: August 2015

August 2015 E-Blast Out Now!

Are you on our email list? If not, you should be. We just sent out our monthly e-blast, featuring our dedicated volunteers, generous donors, and hard-working staff. Most importantly, it tells the story of Bob, a long-time resident who has officially been placed in his own apartment. For the first time in his life, he …

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AmazonSmiles Helps You Help Us!

Buying new school supplies off Amazon? Consider using AmazonSmiles and Amazon will donate a portion of your purchase to The Open Door Shelter–at no additional cost to you. Every contribution helps us continue striving towards our goal of ending homelessness!

Criminal Prosecutions for Homelessness is Unconstitutional

In a landmark piece of legislation, the Federal Government deemed that because sleep is a life-sustaining activity then individuals without homes should not be criminally charged for sleeping in public. This is life-changing news for many individuals across the country. Too many individuals at The Open Door Shelter have dealt with such circumstances, only making …

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