Financial Support – Open Door
Each meal costs $1.50. We are able to purchase food at prices well below warehouse prices from the Gleaners Food Bank in Detroit. The cost of the food to feed 300-plus people each Thursday is $450 per week. Please consider sponsoring this vital ministry. To contact Open Door, please send e-mail communications to Open Door Director, firstname.lastname@example.org, or call 313-961-4533, Ext. 107.
Donate online at http://fortstreet.org/you/donate; or, send checks to Fort Street Open Door, 631 West Fort Street, Detroit, MI 48226. Donations also may be dropped off at Fort Street Presbyterian Church, 631 West Fort Street, Detroit, MI 48226 on Monday through Thursday, from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Open Door is always seeking new and gently used men’s and women’s clothing and small household supplies. However, we are specifically in need of the following items at this time:
- Shoes/boots, size 10+
- Pants, size: waist 30+, length 32+
- Shirts/t-shirts, size XL+
- Shoes, size 10+
- Pants, size 16+
- Tops/shirts, size XL+
- Travel size toothpaste
- Disposable razors
- New or gently used bath towels and face cloths
- New or gently used sheets, blankets, and pillows
On Tuesdays volunteers are needed to sort clothing and to assist approximately 25 men and women who receive clothing from the Career Closet. On Thursdays, volunteers are needed to sort/distribute clothing, serve meals, and distribute food and hygiene supplies. Please feel free to call for more details about volunteering at the Fort Street Open Door: 313-961-4533, Ext. 107
Purchase a CD to Support the Open Door
Nancy Lee Combs has produced a CD of Christian Music. It contains original and favorite songs about God and the Human Heart: “Lay Down Your Burden for Me,” “I Will Walk with You,” “We Will Not Be Afraid,” “Grant Us Peace,” “Amazing Grace,” and more. All profits from the sale of the CD are donated to the Open Door.