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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.

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Vote for Open Door Mission As Your 2017 Chevron Houston Marathon Run for a Reason Favorite Charity Contest!

The 2017 Chevron Houston Marathon Run for a Reason Favorite Charity Contest HAS OFFICIALLY BEGUN!!!

In honor of Super Bowl 51 in Houston, Chevron will donate $51,000 to the charity with the most votes beginning MONDAY, DECEMBER 5, 2016 through FRIDAY, JANUARY 6, 2017.

Cast your vote each day and tell all your friends that Open Door Houston […]

Luis was saved from death – only to have his life fall apart!

Like many of us, Luis’ life was busy. “I had two girls and a wife, but I spent all my time working,” he remembers. “I was thinking only about myself and didn’t have time for my family.”

To ease the strain of an 84-hour work week, Luis decided to give the new synthetic marijuana a try. […]

Law Firm of Seyfarth and Shaw, LLP Supports Open Door Mission

Thank You Law Firm of Seyfarth and Shaw, LLP

Open Door Mission is pleased to announce Law Firm of Seyfarth and Shaw, LLP has once again chosen The Open Door Mission as it’s “Charity of Choice” for Corporate Sponsorship in the 2016-2017 Houston Chevron Marathon.  Thank you for the continued support Law Firm of […]

Allegiance Bank Supports Open Door Mission

Thank You Allegiance Bank

Open Door Mission is pleased to announce Allegiance Bank has once again chosen The Open Door Mission as it’s “Charity of Choice” for Corporate Sponsorship in the 2016-2017 Houston Chevron Marathon.  Thank you for the continued support Allegiance Bank!

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“I’m finally back on track!”

“I remember taking a bag of heroin to the park when I was five years old,” Percy says. “My father was an addict. My mother was an addict. It trickled down to me and my brother.”

At 13, when most kids are in junior high, Percy was dealing drugs, drinking and smoking marijuana.

When he got older, […]

2016 Open Door Mission Annual Gala “Celebration of Faith” Recap

gala-fb-covers-1Thank you to all that attended the 216 Open Door Mission Gala!  For over 60 years, Open Door Mission has been working to transform the lives of the most severely addicted, destitute, homeless and disabled men in our community.

We assembled on Wednesday, September 28th, 2016 at the […]

“God started putting people and places in my life…”

Jerrett had a happy childhood in Baton Rouge. He was a gifted athlete and the only child of doting parents. His life seemed ideal, but in his 18th year, it all turned upside down when his parents divorced. Jerrett was hurt and confused, and began using marijuana and alcohol to numb his pain. Before long, […]

Gene had nowhere to go!

Murphy’s Law says, “Everything that can go wrong, will go wrong.”

It could have been written about Gene!

He’d gotten hurt at work and run out of money. With no job and no place to live, he came to our Convalescent Care Center to recover, where we can house up to 33 homeless men who have been […]

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.

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