On March 5th, 2022, join hundreds of others in an outdoor walk/run to raise money for refugees and food security....
Open Doors for Refugees
Helping refugees make a home in the Madison area
Freeze for Food 2022
On March 5th, 2022, join hundreds of others in an outdoor walk/run to raise money for refugees and food security.
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Open Doors for Refugees is an all-volunteer organization whose mission is to help refugees make a home in the Madison area.
With the support of the Madison community, Open Doors collects furnishings and sets up apartments, and provides translation, transportation, ESL, childcare, and employment services for arriving refugees. Additionally, each year the Events team hosts or co-hosts four major annual events and a handful of one-off events, either for the refugee community or the community at large.
August 11 COVID-19 Update: Much has changed because of the pandemic, including the number of refugees arriving in Madison and how our volunteer teams operate due to social distancing. Please see our COVID-19 Update page for more information.
What Clothing is Needed Toddler and baby winter clothing. (warm onesies) Child and adult winter clothing. (sweatshirts, sweatpants, long sleeve...
Today a crack team of Open Doors and JSS volunteers set up our 56th apartment – one of the most beautiful...
View our Afghanistan Crisis Resources page for the latest information and advice. In Short: Thousands of Afghan refugees have arrived...
We’re 50!!! Yesterday Open Doors for Refugees, with the help of several folks from Jewish Social Services, set up our...
Please, we need dressers, lamps and more… As one of our flagship programs, Open Doors furnishes apartments for newly arriving...
In January, seven female Open Doors volunteers were partnered up with seven refugee women and given each other’s contact information....
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