Food insecurity is an important issue in the community with so many people struggling. You can help by becoming a Hunger Hero and hosting a food drive with your group, company or business through Open Door Mission (

Some of the most urgently needed food items include: cereal, boxed meals (like Hamburger Helper), canned vegetables and mac & cheese. Open Door Mission has a step by step guide to help you host a successful food drive at

“Food insecurity is such a huge issue right now and so many families who have never needed help before, are seeking help to feed their families,” said Candace Gregory, President/CEO of Open Door Mission. “We appreciate everyone who hosts a drive to help with the increased need.”

Open Door Mission is a Gospel Rescue Mission that meets the needs of individuals and families while inspiring HOPE for lasting change. Each day, Open Door Mission’s campus offers 917 safe shelter beds to homeless men, women and children, serves over 4,747 nutritious meals and provides preventative measures to more than 1,000 people living in poverty. Learn more at