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The Open Door Shares Kid-Friendly, Healthy Holiday Recipes

The holiday season often brings with it a variety of sugary and rich foods, but for parents and guardians looking for healthier alternatives, The Open Door has you covered. There are plenty of tasty, holiday recipes children will love, that can also offer a fun activity when you make them together.  

See the following recipes for healthy, festive and kid-friendly options this holiday season: 

Help for Holiday Baskets

No one should ever have to worry where their Thanksgiving meal, or their children’s, is coming from. This holiday season, don’t let hunger stop your neighbors from enjoying a meal with their loved ones. 

The Open Door Announces 2021 Award Winners

Each year, The Open Door recognizes a handful of volunteers and community partners for their outstanding commitment to hunger relief.

The Open Door Shares Healthy Halloween Recipes for All Ages

While Halloween is almost synonymous with candy, the team at The Open Door is pleased to share recipes for those that want to get in the spirit of “spooky season” with healthier alternatives.  

How to Thrift Your Halloween Costume for an Unforgettable Look

Second Glance’s Jackie Colussi Shares Tips and Tricks for Creating a Costume from Scratch 

The Open Door Makes the Healthy Choice the Easy Choice

Maintaining a well-balanced diet can be costly and time consuming, factors that can make it nearly impossible for busy families, older adults or anyone with a busy schedule or limited income.  

The Open Door Partners with City of Gloucester to Raise Hunger Awareness

Mayor Romeo Theken Issues Proclamation Naming September Hunger Action Month

Going Green: Degradable Meal Packaging Debuts at The Open Door

New, degradable meal containers have arrived at The Open Door! 

SmartChoice™ at The Open Door Modernizes Pantry Shopping

A new online ordering system at The Open Door has expanded choice more than ever before for client shoppers. 

Local Post Office Recognizes The Open Door and We Are All In This Together Gloucester for Pandemic Response

Almost a year and a half after the COVID-19 pandemic hit, three groups who went above and beyond to keep people fed, safe and connected came together to recognize and reflect on their extraordinary work.  The Gloucester Post Office held a dedication ceremony on Tuesday, Aug. 24, at The Open Door on Emerson Avenue for the forever Thank You stamp, recognizing both The Open Door ...