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PEN DOOR MISSION Open Door Mission is a Gospel Rescue Mission that meets the basic needs of individuals and families while inspiring HOPE for lasting change.

HE FIRST TIME SOMEONE COMES TO Open Door Mission, they are often driven by an urgent physical need for food and shelter from street life—even for a short while. But thankfully, what happens once they arrive can have a lasting impact. At Open Door Mission they find shelter—not only from the storms that bring harsh weather, but also from the storms of life.

GIVING OPPORTUNITIES: Hungry for Food, Hungry for New Life: You can provide 10 hot, nutritious meals for hungry and homeless men, women and children for just $21.50. Visit www.opendoormission.org today! Heartland Hands Club: Faithful donors who commit to a monthly gift providing basic needs to hungry and homeless men, women, and children each year at Open Door Mission. Contact Gwynne Gonnerman, Heartland Hands Coordinator, at (402) 829-1536 or ggonnerman@opendoormission.org for more information. Memorials and Honorariums: Gifts in any amount can be made to Open Door Mission in honor of or in memory of a loved one. Please include name and address so an honorarium/memorial card acknowledging the gift may be sent to the appropriate individual. Securities, Charitable Gifts: Donations of stocks, property or gift cards are always gratefully received. Please consult a professional for specific details or contact Mike Johnson, Chief Financial Officer, for additional information at (402) 829-1558 or mjohnson@opendoormission.org. Planned Giving: One very important aspect of planning for the future is to take time to consider your overall financial and estate plans. Consider making a difference in the lives of the hungry and homeless while leaving a legacy gift. Please don’t hesitate to contact Candace Gregory at (402) 829-1502 or cgregory@opendoormission.org with any questions.

Each day, Open Door Mission’s campus offers 816 safe shelter beds to homeless men, women and children and serves over 2,100 nutritious meals to feed the hungry. Daily, more than 1,000 people in our community who are struggling to make ends meet find a variety of services at our Family Outreach/Donation Centers that help prevent them from slipping into the despair of homelessness. We realize there are many worthwhile causes and ministries you could choose to be a part of, and we never take your gift for granted. We hope the heartfelt mutual concern we share for our neediest neighbors will convince you that Open Door Mission is worthy of your support. As we work together, we can truly make a difference in our community!

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES: Please Volunteer just 2 hours a month… 2 hours a month x 12 months = 24 hours a year. That’s one day of your year that will change lives forever. Schedule your life-changing volunteer experience today! We have varying opportunities for every age, group size, and gifting. Contact Garrett Ross at (402) 829-1504 or volunteer@opendoormission.org with any questions. Walk-Ins Welcome: Sort, organize and shelve donations of clothing and housewares at the Timberlake Outreach Center or one of our Family Outreach/Donation Center locations (Council Bluffs and Elkhorn). You will be helping to empower low-income individuals and families to remain in their own homes. Check out specific hours and addresses online, but no reservation is needed! Friends of the Mission: This is a volunteer organization that supports and aids the work of Open Door Mission. Meetings are held the first Tuesday of every month, starting at 11:30am, with lunch and testimonies from current program students. Optional service projects follow the meeting.

OPEN DOOR MISSION 2828 N 23rd St. East • Omaha, NE 68110 Phone (402) 422-1111 www.opendoormission.org President/CEO: Candace Gregory Board Chairmen: Kelly Loneman Guild Board President, Name of Guild/Auxiliary: Wanda Meador, Friends of the Mission To volunteer contact: Garrett Ross, Volunteer & Partner Director (402) 829-1504 • volunteer@opendoormission.org

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