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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

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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February 27 – Make a difference for families in need!

Your donation for Fairfield County’s Giving Day is making a difference for families in need! https://www.fcgives.org/organizations/open-doors Do you want to help children overcome the challenges of homelessness? Families come to Open Doors for shelter and the support they need to transition into their own homes. While parents work with our case management team on an …

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November 12: Poets’ Friendsgiving!

Ezra Lovecroft’s Friendsgiving open mic night is a great way to give back and to hear some incredible artists! Tuesday, November 12, 6-10pm Millstone Farm 180 Millstone Road, Wilton, CT 06897 $10 per person to benefit Open Doors BYO beverages and snacks

The Hour: Food stamp changes creates new challenge for Norwalk shelter

[Open Doors’ Executive Director Michele] Conderino said the shelter’s kitchen offers three meals each day while their pantry is open five days a week. She said they’re preparing in case more families come to the pantry if they lose their SNAP assistance. Conderino also said they’ve noticed a trend both locally and across the country …

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