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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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Loads of Love

Loads of Love is a program that was created by shelter volunteers who recognized a need for our shelter guests to have access to something that many of us take for granted- clean clothes. This year, we are working with local youth groups as a way for those under the age of 18 to be involved in the work of Open Doors, since they are not permitted in the shelter during shelter hours. The idea behind this program is that by taking one evening to do laundry for guests at a laundromat, they are able to give their clothing to Loads of Love volunteers at dinnertime and have it back for bedtime. This is a great comfort to our guests who might be reluctant to let any of their few possessions out of sight for a long period of time. 

Funding

In order to get laundry done in a timely fashion, volunteers will take laundry to the laundromat closest to the shelter location. This means that they need detergent, fabric softener and LOTS OF QUARTERS! If this is a program you'd like to support, you can make a tax deductible donation to Open Doors by clicking here. Be sure to earmark your donation for Loads of Love. 

In order to get laundry done in a timely fashion, volunteers will take laundry to the laundromat closest to the shelter location. This means that they need detergent, fabric softener and LOTS OF QUARTERS! If this is a program you'd like to support, you can make a tax deductible donation to Open Doors by clicking here. Be sure to earmark your donation for Loads of Love. 

To Volunteer

If you are interested in volunteering and/or learning more about the Loads of Love program, please contact us. We can't wait to talk with you more about this and other exciting opportunities to be involved in the important work that we are doing at Open Doors!

If you've already signed up to help with Loads of Love and are in need of instructions, click the button above for a pdf version of our instruction sheet.