The Power of a Smile

Jun 29, 2011  |     |   General

As a mom of two preschoolers, I know toys. Both my son and daughter have trunks in each of their rooms filled to the brim. I keep a few small ones in the car and maybe even one or two in my purse. As ...

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Timberlake Outreach Center

Jun 28, 2011  |     |   General

The Timberlake Outreach Center is the prevention side of the Open Door Mission and like every other area and program on our campus it seems like there is rarely a dull moment, there is always somethin...

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Hope Begins with a Meal!

Jun 27, 2011  |     |   General

Today I want to tell you about a group of employees who may be behind the scenes at Open Door Mission; however without them we could not provide hot nutritious meals. At the Open Door Mission we belie...

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Make a Child’s Life Special!

Jun 23, 2011  |     |   General

Do you remember that first day of school? The new clothes and backpack, as well as a new teacher and classroom made it a special day. But what if you didn’t have any new clothes, how special would y...

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International Aid

Jun 21, 2011  |     |   General

I had the privilege of leading a good sized volunteer group on Monday and Tuesday. This group was not only hard working and joyous, they had also come all the way from Hong Kong. Their group of Church...

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Noah Built An Ark!!

Jun 20, 2011  |     |   General

OK, I don’t think ark building is in order but what can we say about the rising and raging Missouri river but WOW!? The river continues to rise and people and communities are being devastated. I...

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Reconcilling Men to Jesus

Jun 17, 2011  |     |   General

As we settle into the temporary Garland Thompson Men’s Center, I can’t help but think of the thousands that passed through the doors in the building that’s nearing demolition day. Lives filled w...

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Hope For Generations

Jun 16, 2011  |     |   General

Michelle’s mom, Susie, graduated from the New Life Recovery Program in 1999. However, soon after graduation, Susie fell back into her old life of drug abuse. She was too ashamed to let the Lydia Hou...

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Youth Making A Difference

Jun 13, 2011  |     |   General

On Friday, Open Door Mission was blessed to have a bunch of youth from 2 different churches here in Omaha give up their time and volunteer on the Open Door Mission Campus. Here are a few examples of w...

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Paying it Forward

Jun 7, 2011  |     |   General

Open Door Mission is paying it forward today. The Coast Guard called to see if they could use our flatbed to help move sand bags to the levy behind us – and of course we said, “YES Candace...

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Day Camp Starts

Jun 6, 2011  |     |   General

Today was the 1st day of Open Door Mission Day Camp. Many homeless and needy children in the Heartland, ages 5 – 12 had a great time. Each day, these children will recieve 3, hot nutritious meal...

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Message from the President / CEO

Jun 1, 2011  |     |   General

Dear Friend, I just want to personally say thank you for your support of Open Door Mission. For over 50 years the generosity of the Heartland has been shown to us in so many ways. Lives are being chan...

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