How Are You Using Your Time?

“How are you using your time?” I asked myself this question in the fall season of 2018. It was a beautiful October day in Omaha, Nebraska. The sky was blue, the temperature outside was a cool 65 degrees, the leaves were golden, yellow, and red. Alongside this captivating scene, my young children were outside, laughing, …

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“I have nothing” – One Man’s Journey from Addiction

“John Horsechief’s Journey from homelessness to opioid addiction has made him profoundly honest.” Read more about Open Door Mission’s John Horsechief’s incredible transformation in this article featured on the Creighton University website. Read HERE.

Donate a Car, Change a Life

James is a former graduate of the New Life Recovery Program here at Open Door Mission! Recently, James was blessed with a vehicle through one of our generous community donors! One of the many burdens that our program graduates are faced with is transportation to work. This is the reason that Open Door Mission has …

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Nebraska Pork Producers Bring Mobile Kitchen to Open Door Mission

WHAT: On Thursday, October 15, 2020, Nebraska Pork Producers will be bringing their mobile kitchen to the Open Door Mission Campus to prepare lunch for men, women and children experiencing homelessness.  They will begin cooking the pork burgers around 9:00 a.m. in the Garland Thompson Men’s Center parking lot.  The pork burgers will then be …

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Art Therapy and Healing the Wounds of Trauma at Open Door Mission

One of the featured speakers at the Open Door Mission Virtual Gala is our Art Therapist, Jenelle! Jenelle discusses art therapy and her journey as an instructor through the American Art Therapy Association. Read more in the featured article and see some of the artwork done by our guests by clicking the link below. https://arttherapy.org/blog-first-art-therapy-job-at-homeless-shelter-in-a-pandemic/

Leave a Legacy That Outlives You

Everyone wants to be remembered after they’re gone. Make your mark with an estate gift to Open Door Mission.  Donations are down for many charities. So many are in need and we know that lower donation numbers mean more will go without. Imagine our joy at answering a call to find someone had generously left …

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