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OPEN DOOR AND NEXT DOOR SHELTERS
December 3, 2009

As President of The Kalamazoo County Thrivent Board we have adopted first 2 bedrooms in a house in 2007 and then a studio apt. in 2009 for one of the working poor in our county. We have had such a rewarding experience with Open Door/Next Door and be able to share with these deserving folks a residence of their own has been truly inspiring. The philosphy of ODND that someone is willing to work they deserve a decent,safe place to live is helping to give people their self respect and dignitity back. It is also a great testement to an outstanding organization when the receiptents give back to others that need them. We hope to continue to work with with ODND in the future

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I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

In 2009, preparing a studio apt. for a young woman who has a job but doesn't have I high enough income to qualify for decent housing.

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What I've enjoyed the most about my experience with this nonprofit is...

Watching those that have been helped pay it forward to those struggling like they were.

The kinds of staff and volunteers that I met were...

Mike Childress.Rick Stravers, TinaMarie Chapin

If this organization had 10 million bucks, it could...

Get every person from living on the streets of Michigan

How frequently have you been involved with the organization?

About once a year

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2009

MY ROLE:
Volunteer & Rehabbed housing for working poor.