Open Door Mission ( is acknowledging the hard work of all of their volunteers this month during National Volunteer Week, April 16-22. While it is important to volunteer throughout the year, this is a special time dedicated to those who are giving their time to making our community a better place.

You can make a difference in the lives of people experiencing hunger and homelessness by volunteering a couple hours at Open Door Mission. Anyone interested in volunteering can register online and once approved can self-schedule where they would like to serve. Get started at

Open Door Mission also has Volunteer in Place opportunities where you volunteer from your home or work. You could make sack lunches, encouraging handmade cards, fleece blankets and more! Find out more

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, or call (402) 829-1538 to get in touch with Open Door Mission.