OpenDoors of Asheville connects local children living in multi-generational poverty with an active, individualized network of support and Opportunities for education and enrichment. At OpenDoors, we invest in kids who live in poverty so they will learn to invest in themselves and in the end, break the cycle of poverty for themselves and for our community. Get involved.
We are excited to announce our inaugural Porsche raffle! $150 enters you into a drawing to win your choice of either a Cayenne or a Cayman from Harmony Motors. The best part is that all ticket proceeds benefit OpenDoors of Asheville. Only 999 tickets will be sold and there is no maximum number of tickets […]
How can you make this summer better than any other? Most children are very excited when school lets out for the long summer break. Facebook is full of photos of families at the beach and on trips to historic places with education-rich visits to museums. Many of us are looking forward to spending this time […]
By Jess-Mara Jordan When I first found out that my VISTA project was going to include creating a mentoring program, I thought, “That shouldn’t be too difficult”. The idea was that by using our new found partnership with UNC Asheville, we could connect OpenDoors students with college mentors in efforts to increase their exposure to college, […]
By Lauren Jones Statistically speaking June 12 is not possible for D. He is black, male, living way below the poverty line, and from a single parent home. He’s been to jail, failed multiple classes, and been suspended time and time again, expelled from school, and he’s the father of three. Society would tell you, what’s about […]