Open Doors for Refugees
Helping refugees make a home in the Madison area
Open Doors for Refugees is an all-volunteer organization based in Madison, Wisconsin whose mission is to help refugees make a home in the Madison area.
People who have fled their country to escape persecution, violence, or war are refugees.
Between 2019 and 2021, 1,254 refugees have settled in Wisconsin.
General: [email protected]
Donate Furniture and Household Items: [email protected]
Volunteering Inquiries: [email protected]
Telephone: (608) 561-7858
We have a variety of financial programs to support refugees.
We support recent refugee arrivals in a variety of ways, largely through a network of volunteer teams.
11 activity-focused teams work together to help refugees in the Madison area.
We are once again hosting meetings to keep the community updated on how to help local refugees.
We host a series of events throughout the year.
Upcoming ODFR events and programs.
Every month, Open Doors for Refugees releases a newsletter.
Sign up to begin receiving email updates every other month.
News posts about ODFR and our interactions with the local community and updates about past ODFR events.
Posts about current world affairs.
Posts that go into detail about major world events and other important topics. We tend to keep these updated over time.
A timeline of articles and other media that reference our work.
We furnish and stock apartments for arriving refugees in Madison, Wisconsin.