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Opening Doors provides tools and support for survivors of human trafficking, refugees, immigrants and other under-served residents.
Opening Doors began as a small organization called Sacramento Refugee Ministry in 1993 and was sponsored by the Interfaith Service Bureau. In 2003 Opening Doors was incorporated as a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.
It operates four main programs:
- Refugee Resettlement
- Prosperity projects (includes Small Business Assistance and Personal Financial Empowerment)
- Survivors of Human Trafficking
- Immigration Legal Services
Here are some ways you can help:
- Survivors of Human Trafficking First Responder Kits; please check out the link http://openingdoorsinc.com/images/assets/SOT_First_Responder_Kit.pdf
- Home Preparation; Please check out the link http://openingdoorsinc.com/images/assets/Welcome_Home_Kits.pdf
- Used Household Goods
- School Supplies
- Bicycle Donations
All the contributions are tax deductible You may walk in or schedule a donation pick-up every third Friday of the month.
- Internship opportunities
- Mentorship Program - as a mentor "you will be a friend, a liaison to support services, and a community resource for a new family."
- Refugee Employment Attainment Project (REAP) - The Refugee Employment Attainment Program (REAP) consists of a Vocational English as a Second Language (VESL) course.
- Apartment Setup
- Special Event Volunteers - help raise awareness of human trafficking and refugee issues.
- Bike Kitchen Mentors
- Street Outreach Campaign
See also other local services & organizations.
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2011-10-27 08:26:06 “This report was written for Cynthia Linville’s English 20(M) class at CSU Sacramento [Fall 2011].” —BrittanyAllen EduardMuzichuk