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“To serve, empower, and minister to clients in order to prevent and end hunger and homelessness through advocacy, education, housing, and coordination of services.”


Open Door Ministries is a non-profit organization dedicated to serving our community’s needy and less fortunate individuals and families. We are committed to administering assistance in practical ways and fostering self-sufficiency in our clients. Our programs and services are solution oriented and ministry minded. They include the operation of a homeless shelter, serving daily meals, distributing non-perishable food items, obtaining permanent housing, obtaining and maintaining permanent jobs and helping people regain their lives through supportive services and emergency assistance to create a new healthy lifestyle.

DONATE

It is Open Door Ministries’ mission to change lives by fighting hunger and homelessness. Our ministry could not operate without the generous support of our community.

For donations by mail, please mail your check to the following address: Open Door Ministries P.O. Box 1528 High Point, NC 27261

EVENTS

ANNUAL LUNCHEON
March 20, 2018

Open Door Ministries’ 2018 Annual Luncheon, “Across The Table”, is an event to benefit the homeless & hungry.

LOCATION:
High Point Country Club
800 Country Club Drive
High Point, NC 27262
Visit the High Point Country Club’s website

CROP WALK
September 2018

Last year, over 500 people in High Point walked 3.4 miles to raise awareness and money for world hunger relief. People in developing countries typically walk 3.4 miles to get food, water and fuel, and by walking the same distance, we show solidarity with their struggle.

HOLIDAY HONOR CARD
November 2017 – January 2018

The Honor Card is a marvelous way to recognize a client, employee, friend, or family member, while at the same time giving a meaningful gift to someone in need. With a minimum donation of $5 per card, you receive an Honor Card that you to send to an individual or business, allowing you to show your support for the community while acknowledging others during the holidays.

WHERE TO FIND HONOR CARDS

Community Bible Church
(4125 Johnson St.)

Covenant United Methodist Church
(1526 Skeet Club Rd.)

First Bank
(1200 N. Main St.)

First Baptist
(Church 405 N. Main St.)

First Methodist Church
(512 N. Main St.)

First Presbyterian Church
(918 N. Main St.)

Forest Hills Presbyterian Church
(836 W. Lexington Ave.)

Green Street Baptist Church
(303 N. Rotary Dr.)

Hang Ups
(5824 Samet Dr. #165)

High Point Jewelers
(800 N. Main St.)

Jh Adams Inn
(1108 N. Main St.)

Open Door Ministries
(400 N. Centennial St.)

Rainbow Restaurant
(1715 Westchester Dr.)

Simon Jewelers
(1345 N. Main St.)

St. Mary’s Episcopal Church
(108 W. Farriss Ave.)

Wesley Memorial United Methodist Church
(1225 Chestnut St.)

FEAST OF CARING
November 8th, 2018

This family-friendly event (11-2 pm and 5-8 pm) includes live music from The Major Sevens Band, a wide variety of home-made soups, desserts, and breads, local TV personalities, and a broad selection of pottery for purchase. Kids 12 and under eat free with the option to purchase pottery bowls separately.

 

LOCATION:
First Presbyterian Church 918 N. Main St in High Point

PROGRAMS

FATHER’S TABLE
The Father’s Table serves three meals a day, seven days a week to the homeless and less fortunate in our community. We offer an “open door” to all who are hungry, with no stipulations.
EMERGENCY ASSISTANCE
The Emergency Assistance program offers financial assistance for rent and household utilities as well as food assistance providing five days’ worth of food for individuals or families.
EDUCATION AND JOB READINESS PROGRAM
Open Door Ministries partners with Guilford Technical Community College to help low income and homeless individuals develop skills and obtain employment. Workshops on resume writing, job searching, and money management are offered.
ARTHUR CASSELL TRANSITIONAL HOUSING
Arthur Cassell Memorial Transitional Housing program is a residential facility for fourteen veterans experiencing homelessness who have a desire to live independently in the High Point community. The program helps residents through the stages of being homeless and jobless to obtaining employment and permanent housing.
MEN’S SHELTER
The Men’s Shelter is a facility designed to house adult men on a temporary basis. The shelter offers 62 beds and a six bed disability dormitory. We work with NCWORKS and local businesses to provide employment opportunities for our residents, and our Shelter to Housing program assists with initial housing costs.
PERMANENT SUPPORTIVE HOUSING
The Permanent Supportive Housing program houses chronically homeless individuals in one bedroom houses or apartments. These individuals often have mental or physical disabilities.
RAPID RE-HOUSING
Rapid Re-Housing is a temporary program that offers financial and supportive services for those seeking to obtain and retain housing after a destabilizing crisis. The program assists individuals or families with rental or utility deposits, as well as supportive services, with the goal of helping them achieve self-sufficiency.

VOLUNTEER

Open Door Ministries relies on volunteers to serve those in need in our community. We have a variety of areas in which you can serve and make a difference. If you would like to volunteer as an individual, as a family, or as an organization, please contact us.

400 N. Centennial Street, High Point, NC 27262
(336) 885-0191 • padams@odm-hp.org

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