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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.

Mission Alumni work hard at Marriott Marquis Houston Downtown

The Super Bowl is long gone, but a Houston hotel continues to hire the kind of people who helped them through the big game, the formerly homeless.

Six months after Super Bowl 51, there’s one guy still smiling.

“Man, I’m so blessed with how things are going in my life right now,” said Ricardo Hernandez, who used to be homeless. It was the Harris County Sheriff’s Office Homeless Outreach Team who took him to Open Door Mission.

His life changed, he even joined the choir and just in time for the Super Bowl, he scored a job working pool maintenance on the Texas-shaped pool at the new Marriott Marquis.

“When this all started happening, I started interacting more with the guests and everything and so I just wanted to get to another level,” said Hernandez.

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.

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!