Art Affair 2015 - Save the Date - March 7th, 2015

Art Affair 2015 – Save the Date!

Saturday March 7th, 2015. Tickets go on sale January 7th for the sixth annual OpenDoors of Asheville fundraiser, dubbed Art Affair 2015: A Starry Night.

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The Big Ideas in Social Change for 2014 column in the New York Times changed the way we talk about OpenDoors Teamleaders.  Author Tina Rosenberg describes “Task-Shifting” as an alternative way that volunteers can learn to fill a need in the community without the full degree or training that specialists usually receive. The World Health […]


Help a Child Shine Bright

Your generous gift to OpenDoors of Asheville this holiday season will positively and permanently change the life of a child. Your gift also gains value for years to come because creating equal access to education and enrichment makes a critical difference in a child’s ability to become an inspired learner and a contributing member of […]

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Thanks for Gifts that Keep on Giving

OpenDoors is committed to helping students who live in poverty to become proficient readers before they enter high school. We are able to do this thanks to generous support from the Sisters of Mercy of North Carolina Foundation and the Community Foundation of Western North Carolina’s People In Need Grant. We are enormously grateful to […]


Improving Student Outcomes Through Middle School Academic Success

By Jen Ramming: OpenDoors loves the middle grades because they are a true test of our methodology, which relies very much on our volunteer TeamLeaders and parents working together to support their students with a “Whatever it Takes” approach.  In order to ensure that our 6th graders are at a best-fit school that embraces who […]