A new building project at The Open Door solidifies the nonprofit’s ability to continue to meet the local need for food resources—this year there has been a 28% increase in visits to its food pantries alone. The Food and Nutrition Center, finished just this fall, also allows The Open Door to take on new community partnerships to serve more local people and utilize more food rescue.
GLOUCESTER— Thousands of shoppers donated hand-picked, shelf-stable goods at The Open Door Thanksgiving Food Drive on Saturday, collectively giving 12,194 pounds of food.
GLOUCESTER— The Open Door Thanksgiving Food Drive will be held on Saturday, Nov. 18, along with the first day of distribution for its Holiday Basket program.
GLOUCESTER— Hundreds of Cape Anners gathered at The Open Door on Saturday for a ribbon-cutting unveiling its new Food and Nutrition Center.
By Volunteer Columnist Rich Weissman One-in-three Massachusetts residents report running out of food or not having enough money to get more food every month, according to the findings of the latest annual report by the Greater Boston Food Bank. The report, which was based on a survey of 3,000 adults from across the state, finds
GLOUCESTER— Second Glance, Thrift Store of The Open Door, will hold a book signing featuring Elena M. Sarni, author of “Trailblazing Women Printmakers: Virginia Lee Burton Demetrios and The Folly Cove Designers,” and an auction for three Folly Cove pieces this November.
GLOUCESTER— The Open Door will hold a ribbon cutting this November for its new Food and Nutrition Center.
When you’re packing lunch to-go, it’s easy to get stuck in a routine making the same things week to week.
Want to spice things up? Our nutrition team has put together a collection of healthy, easy lunch ideas for all ages:
CAPE ANN – The Open Door will “paint the town orange” for Hunger Action Month™ this September to raise awareness about the reality of food insecurity, right here in the communities where we live, work, and play.
CHICOPEE– The Open Door will receive $333,729 in state Food Security Infrastructure Grant funds, the Healey-Driscoll Administration announced today.