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Connor’s 100 Miles– A Benefit for OpenDoors

WHEN: June 19th & 20th, 2020 WHERE: 100 miles beginning in Mills River, NC mostly on the Mountains To Sea Trail WHY: Connor’s goal is to raise $100k to help local students break the cycle of poverty through education. All funds raised will benefit OpenDoors’ To & Through College Access program. We are so excited […]

COVID-19 Update

OpenDoors students are especially fragile when faced with distance learning, as they no longer have the security and structure that schools and teachers provide each day. Starting off with the inherent disadvantages of poverty, many of our students are at a higher risk for language-based learning differences and are more profoundly impacted when faced with […]

2020 To & Through Scholarship Recipients

We are always excited to brag about the recipients of our To & Through College Scholarships. These two tenacious OpenDoors students will receive funding and support to attend four years of college! Congratulations Eric and JaZe’l! We are so proud of you and look forward to hearing about what you accomplish at college! Senior, Eric […]

Celebrating SoulKu, our 2020 Laureates of the Year

This year we are more than happy to honor local handcrafted inspirational gemstone jewelry business SoulKu, owned by Allison Blake and Elisa Van Arnam.    This award is the highest honor bestowed by the organization upon a member of the community and is awarded for selfless service to eliminate child poverty. The award is presented once a […]

Everything You Need To Know… Art Affair: Look 2020

LOOK 2020, the magical, creative jewel of a team of OpenDoors volunteers, artists, craftsmen, and local visionaries, will take place on Leap Night, February 29th. Most certainly, this year will open your eyes, blow your minds, and offer you a clear vision of how ambitious our shared community can truly be. Seeing is believing. Exciting […]