Tag Archives: Open Door

Painting Bowls at Addison Gilbert Hospital in Support of The Open Door

Painting Bowls at Addison Gilbert Hospital in Support of The Open Door Addison Gilbert Hospital hosted a bowl painting on February 26th in support of The Open Door Empty Bowl Dinner. Hospital employees, their family and friends painted over 40 … Continue reading

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The Open Door 3-Minute Shopping Spree Winner!

Hi Joey, Kathi Murphy ran The Open Door 3-Minute Shopping Spree this morning at Market Basket filling her cart with more than $1500 worth of groceries to help feed her big family for the next year! Congratulations to Kathi for … Continue reading

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O’Maley Innovation Middle School Food Drive for Open Door Food Pantry

Food Drive for Open Door Food PantryO’Maley Innovation Middle School students participated in an all-school food drive for the Open Door Food Pantry for two weeks prior to Thanksgiving. Over 1400 pounds of items were gathered to help families in … Continue reading

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Second Glance, the biggest thrift shop in Gloucester

My first review in my series on second-hand stores in Gloucester is “Second Glance” (2 Pond Rd., Gloucester), the thrift shop of Open Door, a local hunger-relief charity. It has a wide selection of items, including clothes, kitchen utensils, books, … Continue reading

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Sat, May 4th: You want to see the guy who turned down offers from major labels to do his music his own way!

And he’s got a heart.  Check this out from the Old Sloop website: Garnet Rogers and Old Sloop Coffeehouse encourage attendees to bring non-perishable food items to this concert to be donated toThe Cape Ann Open Door Food Pantry. Donors … Continue reading

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Good Egg Report From Martin Del Vecchio

Martin writes- Gloucester residents Calvin Del Vecchio (9) and Treely Dowd (8) decided that they didn’t need any presents at their joint Ninja birthday party.  Instead, they asked each guest to bring a small donation for The Open Door. They … Continue reading

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Chickity Check It- Be Grateful Project – Open Door and the Cape Ann Food Pantry From Jen Amero

Jen Amero writes- Continuing the Be Grateful Project through the holiday season with a nod to Gloucester’s own Open Door/Cape Ann Food Pantry. Under the energized direction of Julie Hazen LaFontaine, the Open Door offers a free grocery store and … Continue reading

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1 Free Personal Training Session and 2 Hours Gymazing Child Care With One Grocery Bag of Non-Perishable Items At The MAC

Donate one grocery bag of non-perishable items to Manchester Athletic Club and receive- (1) Personal Training Session & (2) hours of child care in our Gymazing! Center. All non-perishables will be donated to The Open Door Food Pantry! http://www.foodpantry.org Donations … Continue reading

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Open Door Autumn Breakfast Thursday October 25th

AUTUMN BREAKFAST Breakfast is FREE. Donations accepted. Thursday, October 25 Cruiseport Gloucester 6 Rowe Square 7:30 a.m. to 9 a.m. RSVP by Monday, October 22 978-283-6776 ext. 205 Register to reserve a seat http://theopendoorautumnbreakfast-eorg.eventbrite.com Founders’ Award Leslie Pearlman Helen Muise … Continue reading

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Community Stuff Monday

Broadcast Interview with Local Author Charles L. Fields Charles will discuss his latest riveting travel mystery-adventure Tainted Dish along with his other titles. Tuesday, April 24, 2012 9:30 am ET Streamed live via the Internet and available 24/7 by podcast … Continue reading

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Cape Ann TimeBank paints some bowls for the Empty Bowl

Some great folks from the Cape Ann TimeBank came down to Art Haven yesterday to paint some beautiful bowls for Open Door’s Empty Bowl fundraiser coming up on May 10th!

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Julie LaFontaine from the Open Door

Did you know the Open Door feeds over 14% of Gloucester’s people?  They need donations! Click on the picture above to play the video and find out how you can help. Click here for a list of what they need … Continue reading

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Open Door Bowls Photos from Jim Diedrich

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Open Door and Second Glance Represent At The Cape Ann Chamber of Commerce Home And Business Expo

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Open Door Empty Bowl Painting Tonight!

Hi Joey, The snowdrifts are piled high, but spring is on the way! The Open Door Empty Bowl Dinner is right around the corner, and we need help decorating bowls for our annual May event. The Open Door is hosting … Continue reading

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Open Door Holiday Baskets To Help Feed The Needy

Help The Open Door this Thanksgiving You can donate a Holiday Basket for just $25 Each basket contains all the fixings to prepare a family feast this holiday season. You can donate a Holiday Basket in honor of or in … Continue reading

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What to do with your Thanksgiving Leftovers

The holidays are upon us and who has money to throw away?  Not me!  So here are a few ideas how to save money by recycling some of your leftover holiday foods into fun meals for your family. This episode … Continue reading

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