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We don’t want a lot for Christmas. There is just one thing we need. All we want for Christmas is food! Oh, baby! (You have to sing it in your best Mariah Carey voice)   Although Open Door has many needs, food is a top......

Could you give up some time to volunteer at Open Door on Boxing Day? We are in search of volunteers who can inspire hope and joy in others. The Night Shelter is open every day and Christmas is no exception, however, some of our regular......

Be a festive fundraiser! Let’s get silly and spread some Christmas cheer with our Ugly Christmas Jumper Day! Traditionally the third Friday of December, but hey, make it whatever day you want. This day is all about bonding across generations and remembering the true spirit......

The Reverse Advent Calendar is back at Open Door this year! It’s an excellent opportunity to teach young children or anyone about homelessness. The concept is simple: donate a food item for every day of Advent. By the end of the advent period, you will......

Roll Up Roll Up! Attention all residents of St Albans! The most amazing fireworks display is coming to Verulamium Park, and you won’t want to miss it! Not only will it be a spectacular show, but it will also be in aid of two amazing......

We enjoyed meeting with representatives from local Charities DENS – Helping Rebuild Lives and HertsforRefugees for the First Give final at St Albans Girls’ School . Although, none of us won the final, it was great to be part of such an empowering initiative. The......

Open Door was delighted to meet with The Lord Lieutenant, Robert Voss. As the most senior representative for the monarch, the Lord Lieutenant requested to visit the Open Door Night Shelter.  The Charity along with Hightown, were delighted to explain how the Night Shelter and......

Last month, we were incredibly fortunate to receive our second lap top from Computers 4 Charity! Their aim is to end digital poverty. If you would like to find out more about their work or would like to donate your unwanted computers, laptops and tablets.......

St Albans District Community Lottery is an exciting weekly lottery that raises money for good causes in St Albans District. Good causes, just like us! Play the lottery, support St Albans District – it’s that simple! Tickets for the lottery cost just £1 a week.......