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Open Doors executive director Michele Conderino and News12 team in emergency shelter dorm
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Connecticut’s homeless shelters still facing challenges of COVID-19

Emergency shelters are still facing the challenges of keeping people safe through COVID, and providers need the support of the community and our elected officials to help people through the winter months.  News 12 Connecticut spoke with our executive director, Michele Conderino, about some of these challenges. https://connecticut.news12.com/connecticut-s-homeless… Please help advocate for your neighbors dealing

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Donations
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Tuesday, 8/13, 1-3pm: Clothing donations accepted!

One Day Only! Clothing donations Drop-off time: Tuesday, August 13 – 1pm to 3pm ONLY Smilow Life Center back entrance, 55 Chestnut Street, Norwalk, CT  06854 Thank you for helping to fill the racks! Please respect the dignity of our clients and donate only items you would be comfortable giving to a friend or family

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Events
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September 17 – Open Doors Virtual Gala & Auction

This year’s annual Open Doors Gala and Auction will take place ONLINE with a virtual event on Thursday, September 17, from 7:00pm to 8:00pm. The signature event helps Open Doors provide shelter, support, and a plan for success to people who are dealing with poverty and homelessness. Join us for this year’s Gala or learn

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Open Doors Welcomes New Board Members Alex Tuff and Jody Proct

The team at Open Doors is pleased to announce the appointment of New Canaan resident Alex Tuff and Norwalk resident Jody Proct to its Board of Directors. Alex Tuff is a New Canaan resident who currently oversees operations and business strategy as a Principal of Winged Keel Group, headquartered in New York City. An expert

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Open Doors is hiring!

Open Doors is hiring! Support specialists provide important operational support and help guests reach their goals of moving from shelter to homes of their own. Please apply or share the link below! https://www.indeedjobs.com/the-open-door-shelter-inc

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Pausing non-food donations, community closet

As Norwalk and surrounding neighborhoods takes precautions around the Coronavirus/COVID-19, everyone at Open Doors continues to be committed to the health and safety of our guests, volunteers, staff, and larger community. Team members at Open Doors are following public health recommendations and have firm procedures in place for cleaning and disinfecting spaces, washing hands and

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