Men's Center at Open Door Mission Preparing to Open

By: WOWT Email
By: WOWT Email

The Open Door Mission is making last minute preparations to open the new Garland Thompson Men's Center Wedensday.

Kwik Shop employees will be volunteering cleaning and stocking the new kitchen that will serve more than 1,700 hot, nutritious meals daily.

The Garland Thompson Men's Center is 65,000 square feet that provides 300 beds for emgergnecy services, 96 units for life-changing programs, and a crisis center for women and families. It also includes a community kitchen, a wellness center, expanded bathroom and laundry facilities, educational and life skill classrooms to help prepare homeless men for self-sufficiency, and so much more.

“The Garland Thompson Men's Center expansion project allows Open Door Mission to serve 50 percent more individuals than before,” says Candace Gregory. “We are excited to begin moving people into the new building as soon as possible.”

Why:
The third phase of Open Door Mission’s Rebuilding Lives Campaign is in final preparation to begin serving men, women, and children.

“The Garland Thompson Men's Center expansion project allows Open Door Mission to serve 50 percent more individuals than before,” says Candace Gregory. “We are excited to begin moving people into the new building as soon as possible.”

The Garland Thompson Men's Center is 65,000 square feet that provides 300 beds for emgergnecy services, 96 units for life-changing programs, and a crisis center for women and families. It also includes a community kitchen, a wellness center, expanded bathroom and laundry facilities, educational and life skill classrooms to help prepare homeless men for self-sufficiency, and so much more.


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