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December 1, 2009


December 1, 2009

I am a former resident of the Open Door and Next Door Shelters. The program helped transform my life by providing support when and where I needed it. It also facilitated many of my early-recovery growing pains that were necessary for me to become a whole person. I had lived at the shelter for six months and saved enough money to move into one of their community houses. I was asked to be the house leader and I gladly accepted this responsibility. The part that helped me grow was when I had to ask two of the residents to leave because they weren't staying substance free. They were my friends and I had to choose between them and my own recovery. Thankfully, I chose recovery! This is only one example of how the safe environment of the Open Door and Next Door helped me become who I am today. I am currently a board member and also volunteer where I can for them. Being on the board has given me a wider perspective as I feel I help them understand the homeless perspective. One thing that stands out in my mind is that somewhere over 90% of the money that is donated goes directly back into the program... The people who work for the Open Door and Next Door are truly dedicated to helping.

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dedicated. Everyone is working to help better the lives of people who just need that boost up.

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