The Impact that a donation can have...

Provides one guest with new socks, underwear, undershirts and a set of mini toiletries to carry with them.

This is roughly how much it costs to host one guest for one night.

How much new bedding costs per guest. This includes a cot, sheets, a blanket and a pillow.

Provides all shelter guests with access to washing their clothing for one week.

Provides one night of support staff to run the shelter.

How will your donation be used?
Thanks to the generous in-kind support of many local faith communities, locations, volunteers and meals are provided. Your donation will help us to ensure that our shelter is fully staffed and that staff members are well trained.
Your donation will also help us to ensure that we are offering our guests the highest level of service possible by allowing us to implement programs that will help end the cycle of chronic homelessness.
Open Doors is a 501(c)3 Non-Profit Organization. Contributions may be tax deductible.
Ways to Donate


You can make a donation with any major credit card via PayPal!


Checks should be made out to Open Doors and can be mailed to us at the mailing address listed on our contact page.

By Shopping

You can make passive donations to Open Doors while shopping at Kroger and Amazon! A portion of your transaction total will automatically be donated to Open Doors by these company's if you decide to sign up.


  • Enrolling your Kroger Plus Card into the Kroger Community Rewards Program online or by phone.


  • Use the to donate from eligable Amazon purchases! Read the FAQs about the Amazon Smile program. Click the link below to start supporting Open Doors:

Neighborhood Assistance Program

NAP Credits become available in July.

For individual donations of $500 or more or business donations of $1000 or more, Open Doors may be able to offer access to tax credits. Please contact us for more information.

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Donating Items

Items that our guests can use while staying at the shelter and after they leave are always needed and appreciated. Click the link below to see the items that we are currently in need of.

Planned Giving

Learn more about planned giving options by contacting Ashton Rawley at the link below.

Attend Fundraising Events

Open Doors host many fundraising events in our community throughout the year, which we update here on our website, in our quarterly newsletter and on facebook!

We also have an annual fundraising event called Food Truck Fest held in April. The event allows us to create more widespread awareness in the community while also helping us reach our annual budget goals! 


Alternative Gifts

Looking for a unique gift? We've created 10 gift ideas that we believe will have a profound impact on the lives of our guests that you can give in someones honor.

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Phone Numbers

Office: 540-705-1908

Shelter: 540-578-3869

Office Address

317 South Main Street

Harrisonburg, VA 22801

Mailing Address

P.O. Box 1804

Harrisonburg, VA 22803

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