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ORGANIZATION: Open Gate Homeless Ministries

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We are continually providing services to our homeless community during the pandemic. We are providing to go meals, bottle water, hygiene supplies, underwear and socks and of course resources. We would love for you to volunteer with us. We are looking for volunteers to give back to the community. Whether you like to work with people or you are more of a behind the scenes, we have many ways for you to help. Please contact Denis Kelly at 832-578-9891 or email opengatevolunteer@beringumc.org

There are a number of ways in which you can interact with the clients as a volunteer:
We are looking for a group or persons to cook on Sunday's
Help with signing in our participants each week
Help with hygiene pack and clothing closet distribution
Helping in the kitchen, such as preparing a meal or cleaning

Open Gate takes place every Sunday. Doors open at 11:30 AM. All of our programs take place in the Fellowship Hall of Bering Memorial UMC. Open Gate Homeless Ministry is located at 1429 Hawthorne, Please use the clients entrance on Mulberry.

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About Open Gate Homeless Ministries

Location:

1440 Harold St, Houston, TX 77006, US

Mission Statement

Our mission is to provide a safe, affirming environment for youth and young adults experiencing homelessness regardless of race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and/or other identities. We firmly believe in meeting our participants where they are, without judgment or expectation, and letting them guide us toward their individual needs.

Description

We are an organization that works with youth and young adults (18- 30 years of age) currently experiencing homelessness in the Houston area . Every Sunday afternoon we serve between 25-40 young adults a cooked-from-scratch, family -style dinner. We also provide our participants with hygiene items, backpacks, clothing, and information/referrals to community resources that can assist them in meeting their needs .

Open Gate is not a religious program in any way; it is intentionally secular , and we are a 501(c)(3) organization .

CAUSE AREAS

Children & Youth
Community
LGBTQ+
Children & Youth, Community, LGBTQ+

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

1440 Harold StPlease use the clients entrance on MulberryHoustonHouston, TX 77006

(29.74168,-95.3971)
 

SKILLS

  • Youth Services
  • Cooking / Catering
  • Advocacy
  • Community Outreach
  • Problem Solving
  • Relationship Building

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • 3 hours on a Sunday,

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