Catfish’s story as told by Tommy Thompson, Open Door Mission President and CEO I try not to call people by nicknames, but Catfish was the exception. He had a “ real name,” but Catfish is just who he was. He’d been a fixture on the streets of Houston for years, brought there by a lifestyle
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. WATCH
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
Thank 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 River Oaks Country Club for REUNITED! A Celebration
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.
An inspirational story of a young man’s path down the road towards recovery and how he found faith and family along the way.
Thank you Jackson Locascio and St. Martin's Episcopal Scout Troup 354 for the wonderful prayer garden. We are so grateful to you for giving your time, talent and resources to the men of Open Door Mission.
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!
Saturday, July 11, 2015 – Calvary Baptist Church will host a program, lunch and skits for the men who will not be at the Mission over Christmas. It is an annual event that is greatly anticipated and much enjoyed.