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December 05, 2019
December 20 – Homeless Persons’ Memorial Service


December 20 – Homeless Persons’ Memorial Service Open Doors will hold a short service at 7:00pm on Friday, December 20 outside Open Doors’ Smilow Life Center to read the names of the clients and former clients who have passed away …

November 04, 2019
November 12: Poets’ Friendsgiving!


Ezra Lovecroft’s Friendsgiving open mic night is a great way to give back and to hear some incredible artists! Tuesday, November 12, 6-10pm Millstone Farm 180 Millstone Road, Wilton, CT 06897 $10 per person to benefit Open Doors BYO beverages …

October 10, 2019
November 17 – Be part of the New Canaan Turkey Trot!

Get ready for Thanksgiving with a short run around New Canaan two Sundays before the holiday! This is the 16th annual 5K organized by local students and their families to help support the mission of Open Doors. The event is …

August 02, 2019
The Hour: Food stamp changes creates new challenge for Norwalk shelter


[Open Doors’ Executive Director Michele] Conderino said the shelter’s kitchen offers three meals each day while their pantry is open five days a week. She said they’re preparing in case more families come to the pantry if they lose their …

June 19, 2019
Open Doors an integral Norwalk partner: Mayor Harry Rilling


I take great pride in Norwalk, not only as Mayor, but as someone who was born and raised here. Over the years, I have seen progress and growth in our city firsthand. Jobs, economic development, tourism, and a top-tier public …