About:
The Open Door empowers immigrants to reach their full God given potential to successfully integrate, participate and contribute to the well being of our society. Its vision is a new community of diverse individuals heading homes participating and thriving in the English-speaking economic mainstream as a model of community development.
Serving
Children & Youth
Immigrants
Affiliate Since
2015

Our Partnership

Mobilizing Volunteers
Our volunteers create class structure and teach ESL curriculum by getting to know their students and building community within the classroom.
Making Grants To Fund Programs
We invested grant dollars to support The Open Door in launching their first Manhattan program.
Why We Love This Affiliate
Only 1 out of 10 immigrants connects with a Christian when they move to the U.S. We love seeing our volunteers befriend the marginalized by sharing life with them, helping to equip them, and praying for them.

Volunteer Opportunities

Before volunteering with The Open Door, I didn’t know how to share life with this growing immigrant community, but I’m having the best time experiencing how the love of Jesus so easily breaks down language barriers.

Krista, Volunteer

Mentions

Aug 08.03.2020

Hope for New York volunteers are used to getting proximate in person with our affiliates, and the communities they serve. But when everything changed during COVID-19, our volunteers found new ways to serve! 

Once affiliates began offering virtual volunteer opportunities in April, there have been close to 1,000 sign-ups, with some

Jun 06.29.2020

Chuck Armstrong joined the Redeemer Lincoln Square team as their Pastoral Resident in 2016 and was ordained in 2018 to become their Assistant Pastor. On Wednesday, July 1, Chuck will be planting a new church in Hell's Kitchen, called the Hell's Kitchen Community Church. Throughout his years in New

Jun 06.16.2020

Our melting pot country is founded on immigrants from England who emigrated to a new world in pursuit of a life of freedom. Through the years, as more immigrants from various countries have come to America, they have helped shape and form our cities and states, and become an essential part