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Choose how your dollars get put to work

Fund-A-Need

None of our programs and services can exist without stable infrastructure. Consider a gift to general operating to ensure support for all the things you love best about our work or choose from the menu below.

Food security and peace of mind

Sponsor a household

When someone visits our pantries, they receive 3-5 days worth of food including fresh milk, eggs, produce, and dry/canned goods. We also offer diapers and pet food. 

  • You can sponsor 1 household a week for  $23
  • You can sponsor 1 household a month for $99
  • You can sponsor 1 household a year for  $1,196

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Food for the body and the spirit

Sponsor Community Meals

Our expert culinary team produces packaged meals from the kitchen each day for distribution through our pantries and for no-contact home delivery. You can put your dollars to work supporting homemade meals that provide comfort for the body and the soul.

  • You can sponsor 1 day of meals for $500
  • You can sponsor 1 month of meals for $10,833

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The gift of healthy building blocks

Milk and eggs to grow healthy bodies

The Open Door purchases fresh milk and eggs wholesale from local food producers Richardson Farms and Chelsea Morning Produce to keep our coolers full of nutritious choices.

  • You can sponsor 1 day of Milk and Eggs for $288
  • You can sponsor 1 month of Milk and Eggs for $1,442
  • You can sponsor 1 year of Milk and Eggs for $75,000

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Good nutrition with healthy food

Fresh Fruits and Vegetables

The Open Door purchases fresh produce wholesale from local vendors to stock its vegetable coolers, salad bars, and Mobile Markets. 34% of all food distributed is fresh produce.

  • You can sponsor 1 day of Produce for $692
  • You can sponsor 1 week of Produce for $3,462
  • You can sponsor 1 month of Produce for $15,000

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Diapers are a necessity

Diapers make a difference

Low-income families spend between 6-14 percent of their income every month on diapers. One in three families experience diaper need, and not having enough diapers can impact the health and nutrition outcomes of children and their families.

The Open Door set up the only Diaper Bank on the North Shore.  We purchase diapers wholesale to ensure low-income families have access to new diapers for their children.

  • You can sponsor 1 day of Diapers for $300
  • You can sponsor 1 week of Diapers for $1,500
  • You can sponsor 1 month of Diapers for $18,000

Our local partners, including North Shore Postpartum Depression Task Force, Ipswich Birth to Three, Action Inc., Pathways for Children (our local Head Start provider) and the Integrated Preschool in Gloucester, have been instrumental in our success.

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