Covid-19

 

Operation Protect Me

Fabric face mask

Creating and supplying face masks for people at risk
 
Open Door Centre is working to ensure at risk people are not unnecessarily exposed to the COVID 19 virus. We are relying on the generosity of the community to drop off fabric pieces that can be cut and sewn into face masks. Or to donate funds so that fabric can be purchased. These masks will be for anyone on the front lines and for vulnerable people.

Open Door is working to help protect health care workers, clerks in stores, people who are serving the marginalized and those most at risk of contracting the virus. We need your help.

Will you consider partnering with us to help those most in need during the pandemic?

 

How drop off works (Starting April 1)

A. Fabric drop off:
Drop fabric pieces in the bin outside the door of the office.
Knock to let us know you have donated or call 902-422-8539 to let us know fabric was delivered.
Drop off times are 9am-5pm Tuesday through Friday. #220-5991 Spring Garden Rd, Halifax.
 
B. Amazon order:
Order fabric from Amazon to be delivered to the office. #220-5991 Spring Garden Rd, Halifax.

 

How sewing fabric face masks works

A. Pick up fabric from Open Door as needed. Call ahead to ensure we have some.

B. Wash the fabric. Sew the fabric into masks. Wash the face masks.
https://freesewing.org/blog/facemask-frenzy/

C. Drop off completed face masks at Open Door in the bin outside the office. Call 902-422-8539 to ensure we collect them immediately.
Drop off times are 9am-5pm Tuesday through Friday. #220-5991 Spring Garden Rd, Halifax.

 

 

Operation Feed Me

Canned food

Ensuring food security during the pandemic

Open Door Centre is working to ensure vulnerable people don’t go hungry during a time of uncertainty. We are relying on the generosity of the community to drop off vital food items for our clients and vulnerable youth in the city.

Open Door clients are struggling to get the groceries they need for themselves and their children. Will you consider partnering with us to help those most in need during the pandemic?

 

How it works (Starting April 1)

A. Food drop off: 
Drop food items in the bin outside the door of the office.
Knock to let us know you have donated or call 902-422-8539 to let us know food was delivered.
Drop off times are 9am-5pm Tuesday through Friday. #220-5991 Spring Garden Rd, Halifax.

Order groceries at Larry Uteck Sobeys or Tantallon Superstore for Open Door Centre.
We will pick up any ordered items from the store and distribute them. Pick up name: Open Door Centre/Maxine Roberts, phone 902-422-8539.

Amazon order
Order food from Amazon to be delivered to the office. #220-5991 Spring Garden Rd, Halifax.

 

Needs list:

  • Baby formula
  • Diapers
  • Rice
  • Pasta
  • Oatmeal
  • Cereal
  • Pasta sauce
  • Crackers
  • Peanut butter
  • Jam
  • Honey
  • Sugar
  • Coffee
  • Tea
  • Juice
  • Nuts
  • Canned vegetables
  • Canned fruit
  • Canned beans
  • Canned soup
  • Granola bars
  • Applesauce
  • Cookies
  • Toilet paper
  • Paper towel
  • Soap
     

Perishable:

  • Bread
  • Milk
  • Eggs
  • Cheese
  • Yogurt
  • Meat
  • Fruit
  • Vegetables