Volunteer in Place

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Homemade Pillow Cases

Use extra fabric scraps to sew together pillowcases for those experiencing homelessness.

DIY Guide: Crafting Pillow Cases from Fabric Scraps for the Homeless

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Homemade Fleece Blankets

You can spread warmth with homemade fleece blankets.

Learn How to Spread Warmth with Homemade Fleece Blankets

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Homemade Baked Goods

There is nothing better than homemade baked goods made with love.

Learn about volunteering with homemade baked goods at Open Door Mission

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Pray for Open Door Mission

We are in more need of partners to be prayer warriors for Open Door Mission.

Join us as a prayer warrior and support Open Door Mission

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Make a Meal

Prepare an easy-to-fix meal for nearly homeless individuals and families. Your gift will go directly to those in need in the community.

Contribute by preparing a meal for community members in need at our center

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Inspiration Cards

Send an inspirational card to a man, woman, or child going through a dark place.

Send a card of hope to individuals facing challenging times

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Hearts of Hope Coin Card

A Hearts of Hope coin card filled with quarters provides a hot, nutritious meal and care for two homeless people.

Support two homeless individuals with a meal by filling a Hearts of Hope coin card

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Jars Full of Sunshine

Send a jar full of sunshine to a man, woman, or child going through a dark place.

Gift a ‘Jar Full of Sunshine’ with motivational quotes and treats to uplift someone in need

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Sack Lunches

Make sack lunches or sandwiches for hungry and homeless men, women, and children.

Prepare a balanced sack lunch to feed the hungry and homeless in our community

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Crocheted Plastic Bag Mat

Provide comfort in a dark and lonely place.

Craft a crocheted mat from plastic bags to comfort the homeless in our community

Interested in any of these volunteer opportunities?

Please contact the volunteer department by email volunteer@opendoormission.org or phone at 402-829-1504 to discuss how your team can start ministering at Open Door Mission. Before you volunteer, please read our Volunteer Waiver and Volunteer Health Policy.

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