Apartment Set Up for New Family

Last week, for the first time in six months and with the help of volunteers from Jewish Social Services, we set up an apartment (our 41st) for a family of new arrivals. The family is from Afghanistan and consists of two parents with four sons. While there are plenty of two-bedroom apartments in Madison, it’s really […]

New Website!

We’re proud to announce a new web design for opendoorsforrefugees.org. This has been a long-time coming. Not only has the design of the site changed, but so has the content – take a look! Meet Ahmad and Hanan. Learn about Aziz and Safia. Learn more about the teams that make up Open Doors. See what […]

Thank You Notes

Thank you notes from the community:The following thank you notes were received recently in response to the Emergency Funds wedistributed. Most were written or dictated in Arabic and translated by someone in the community. Weare touched! Thank you for your efforts and standing by our side, may God bless you and put it in the […]

Open Doors’ 75th Apartment

Last Monday, Open Doors hit another milestone, setting up its 75th apartment for incoming refugees. A Quick Look at What Goes Into Setting Up an Apartment The Donations Team picks up furniture and household donations from Madison citizens. The Warehouse Team takes in these donations and organizes them among a warehouse for furniture and another […]

A New and Spacious Apartment

Today a crack team of Open Doors and JSS volunteers set up our 56th apartment – one of the most beautiful and spacious we’ve ever managed.  This apartment is for one of the new Afghan families: a couple with four children ages 9, 6, 4 and 2. They were moved from Fort McCoy to Madison so […]