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Freehold Area Open Door is a 501(c)(3) organization

Our Mission

Freehold Area Open Door seeks to assist the most vulnerable among us. Our goal is to meet our clients where they are, address their immediate needs, and then provide support as they develop skills to become self-reliant.

Open Door Advocacy Program
Our Mission

Your tax deductible donation will help us reach the most vulnerable among us.

The food pantry is only part of what we do.

Rental and Utility Assistance  Our Advocacy Director helps clients with rental and utility assistance, to keep people in their homes and keep the lights on.

After School Program  Our After School Program assists elementary school students with their homework, Scholarship Program  Years later our Scholarship Program rewards the After School Program students with funds for college.

Birthday and Holiday gifts  Open Door provides birthday gifts for the children of regular clients, ages 6 to 16, who live within our service area.  Holiday gifts are made available to those same families, for ages newborn to 17.

Senior Treats  Our homebound Seniors receive special treat bags on holidays.

Delivery Program  The delivery program services clients who cannot get to Open Door.

Community Support

Blessing Bag Brigade  The Blessing Bag Brigade provides toiletry kits which we add to our "Care Bags" for clients who lack stable housing.

CentraState Medical Center  Open Door has hosted on site vaccine clinics for CentraState.

Co-Cathedral of St. Robert Bellarmine  St. Roberts is available 7 days a week, 7am to 7pm to receive Open Door donations.  Additionally St. Robert's supports our Advocacy Program, Holiday Gift Program, and is there for us all year long.

Community Arts Center of Freehold  Gramercy Brass Orchestra of NY, Open Door and the Reformed Church of Freehold have partnered to provide quality arts and arts education programs, including a summer music camp.

Fulfill  Fulfill is our local food bank that deliveries USDA food supplies to Open Door twice a month.  A social worker comes to Open Door regularly to assist clients with SNAP applications, along with other programs.

FoodstockNJ  FoodStock has long supported Open Door with both monetary and food donations.  Whether it is their annual Live Music event or bulk donations throughout the year, Foodstock NJ is always there for us.

Freehold Area Running Club  The running club has been keeping the community in shape since 1984.  Each year they donate the proceeds from the Born to Run 5 miler to Open Door.

Freehold Food Safety Net  Open Door and other area nonprofits work with the Mayor's Office to coordinate access to food five days per week.

Habitat for Humanity  Habitat has provided the truck for ShopRite's special "Fill The Truck" grocery drive.

Knights of Columbus The Knights provide winter jackets for our Holiday Gift Program, run food drives, and pitch in for us throughout the year.


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