Below are ALL of Open Door Mission’s 2017 Holiday Opportunities.  When they are filled, they are gone!  Don’t miss this opportunity for you and/or your church, family, business, or friends to help the hungry and homeless this Holiday Season!

These Holiday Opportunities do NOT require you to complete a Volunteer Orientation and Tour.

Toy Bagging & Sorting

October – December

Each year Open Door Mission reaches out to more than 6,000 girls and boys, bringing the joy of Christmas to their hurting hearts.  Volunteer to help sort and count new, unwrapped toys in preparation for Project Santa.

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Multiply your impact and donate needed items for Project Santa.  Click here to view Urgent Toy Needs » 

Drumsticks on Wheels

Saturday, November 18
9:00, 9:30, 10:00, 10:30, or 11:00 a.m.

Help deliver 5,000 frozen turkeys and fixin’s boxes to our neediest neighbors in the Heartland! You will be delivering between 4-5 boxes to individuals and families in need so that they may cook Thanksgiving dinner in their own homes. Be sure to bring your GPS!

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Multiply your impact and donate needed items for Drumsticks on Wheels.  Click here to view Urgent Food Needs » 

Project Santa

Saturday, December 23
8:30-11:30 a.m.
11:00 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
2:00-5:00 p.m.

Come help with Open Door Mission’s Drive-Thru Christmas for the community’s need and low income families a success!  Make a difference by shining bright for these men, women, and children – just in time for Christmas!

Volunteers are needed to help greet and check in cars, pass out toys and other items, and direct traffic.  Children are more than welcome, but this is an outdoor volunteer opportunity, so please dress appropriately!

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Multiply your impact and donate needed items for Project Santa.  Click here to view Urgent Toy Needs » 

Christmas Eve

Christmas Eve – Sunday, December 24
Brunch:  9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Banquet: 3:00-6:00 p.m.

Open Door Mission will be holding a banquet-style meal on this special day to help hungry and homeless men, women, and children celebrate the Christmas!  Volunteers are needed to help serve the meal, prepare the food, and/or clean the kitchen.  Come share the love of Christ in honor of His birth with those seeking HOPE.

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Multiply your impact and donate needed items for Christmas Eve.  Click here to view Urgent Food Needs » 

Christmas Day

Christmas Day – Monday, December 25
Brunch:  9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Banquet: 3:00-6:00 p.m.

Open Door Mission will be holding a banquet-style meal on this special day to help hungry and homeless men, women, and children celebrate the Christmas!  Volunteers are needed to help serve the meal, prepare the food, and/or clean the kitchen.  Come share the love of Christ in honor of His birth with those seeking HOPE.

Click here to sign up »

Multiply your impact and donate needed items for Christmas Day.  Click here to view Urgent Food Needs » 

94.1 Diaper Unloading Party

Wednesday, December 27
10:00 a.m.

Help us unload the semi-truck of diapers collected by Channel 94.1’s Diaper Drive!  These diapers will be a blessing to homeless women, children, and families all year long.

Remember to dress appropriately – this is an outdoor volunteer opportunity!  A warm coat, close-toed shoes, gloves, hat, and scarf are recommended.

Hot chocolate and chili will be served for all volunteers afterward!

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New Year’s Eve

New Year’s Eve – Sunday, December 31
Brunch:  9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Banquet: 3:00-6:00 p.m.

Open Door Mission will be holding a banquet-style meal this special day to help hungry and homeless men, women, and children celebrate the New Year!  Volunteers are needed to help serve the meal, prepare the food, and/or clean the kitchen.  Holidays like New Year’s can be especially difficult for those struggling with depression, loneliness, and addictions.  So come be a light to those desperately seeking HOPE!

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Multiply your impact and donate needed items for New Year’s Eve.  Click here to view Urgent Food Needs » 

New Year’s Day

New Year’s Day – Monday, January 1
Brunch:  9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Banquet: 3:00-6:00 p.m.

Open Door Mission will be holding a banquet-style meal this special day to help hungry and homeless men, women, and children celebrate the New Year!  Volunteers are needed to help serve the meal, prepare the food, and/or clean the kitchen.  Holidays like New Year’s can be especially difficult for those struggling with depression, loneliness, and addictions.  So come be a light to those desperately seeking HOPE!

Click here to sign up »

Multiply your impact and donate needed items for New Year’s Day.  Click here to view Urgent Food Needs » 

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