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Super Bowl destination hotel Marriott Marquis hires Open Door Mission graduate!

From homeless to helping host the SuperBowl: Watch Ricardo’s amazing story of transformation, made possible by friends of Open Door Mission like YOU! Want to be a part of more great stories like this? Your gift of any amount provides counseling, education, and spiritual growth to men who want to leave their past behind.


Men in Recovery

Men in recovery at the ODM DoorWay program speak with anchor Tom Abrams about the addiction of synthetic marijuana.

Synthetic marijuana is ten times more addictive than traditional marijuana; wherein users can become hooked after just one use and the long term impacts are equally devastating.

Battling Addiction by getting help at Open Door Mission.

An inspirational story of a young man’s path down the road towards recovery and how he found faith and family along the way.

Congressman Gene Green to Visit the Mission

Congressman Gene Green of the 29th District toured and met with staff and board members of Open Door Mission. The Mission has been serving addicted and homeless men for over 50 years at its facility on Harrisburg Boulevard in Houston’s East End.

Thank you congressman Green and Jorge Maldonado, Community Liaison for […]

A New Prayer Garden Courtesy of ScoutTroup # 354

Thank you Jackson Locascio and St. Martin’s Episcopal Scout Troup 354 for the wonderful prayer garden. We are so grateful to you for giving your time, talent and resources to the men of Open Door Mission.

Jackson Locascio Eagle Scout Project 4.30.16

Thank you!

Special “thank you’s” to these awesome volunteers! Mary Alford in the Kitchen; David Kelling the Tutor and graduation photographer. Mr. Ohunta in facilities, Paul Ruotsi in Celebrate Recovery Calvary Chapel. We couldn’t do it without you!

Former homeless man inspires by washing feet

A former Houston homeless man worked his way off the streets and is trying to help others follow the same path. Watch his amazing story below!


Graduations / Town Hall Meetings

2016 Graduations:

Once a man has successfully completed the Doorway Program, he is eligible for graduation from the program.  Graduations are held the third Thursday of the monthly at 6:00 pm  in the chapel with a reception immediately  following.  All family and friends are welcome.


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