by Becky Wennlund, Event Team Leader Open Doors for Refugees seeks female volunteers to walk once a week with an amazing...
Open Doors for Refugees
Helping refugees make a home in the Madison area
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.
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.
Last week, for the first time in six months and with the help of volunteers from Jewish Social Services, we...
We’re proud to announce a new web design for opendoorsforrefugees.org. This has been a long-time coming. Not only has the...
Thank you notes from the community:The following thank you notes were received recently in response to the Emergency Funds wedistributed....
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