News

January 01, 2017
The Hour: “Still much to accomplish in 2017…”

“We housed more people in the past year than we’ve ever housed, and the support we’ve provided to keep them stable is proving to be effective,” said Open Door executive director Jeannette Archer-Simons. “But my big worry is people on …

December 09, 2016
A Home for the Holidays

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Homelessness is a tragic reality for many families in our community. In our December issue, we share the story of a family who we helped to find a new home and let you know how you can help families in …

November 18, 2016
Giving Thanks to YOU

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In our November newsletter, we talk about Thanksgiving at The Open Door Shelter, tell you more about youth homelessness in Connecticut, and thank YOU for giving to those in need. You can read more and sign up for our monthly …

November 08, 2016
Kersten Rivas Joins The Open Door Shelter Board

The Open Door Shelter welcomes Kersten Rivas, the President of Source Marketing, to its board of directors. Click here for the press release.

October 21, 2016
Help us bridge the gap

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Our October newsletter focuses on the need for help here in Fairfield County and welcomes our new interns. You can read more and sign up for our monthly eblasts here!