October 2015

Transforming South Norwalk

Over the past 18 months, The Open Door Shelter has been committed to transforming the shelter’s work. This progress has included increased use of best practices, staff training, development of community partnerships, cleaning the inside and outside of our buildings, and working with law enforcement and our neighbors to build a better neighborhood. Our next …

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Not Chopped Yet!

The October e-blast focuses on the donations and efforts it takes to serve 130,790 hot meals and 249,149 bagged grocery meals every year. Moreover, it celebrates that our Kitchen Manager and head chef, Victor Squire, was invited to compete on the Food Network show, “Chopped”. The show will premiere sometime this season, but check out …

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Near & Far Grant $20,000

Homeless to Housing Program Changes Lives Near & Far Grant $20,000 to Open Door Shelter in Fight to End Homelessness Near & Far Aid recently notified Open Door Shelter of their continued support through a $20,000 grant to help fund Open Door Shelter programs in an effort to end homelessness. This agency partnership will provide …

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