Providing a safe space for Houston’s homeless young adults

Services We Provide

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Hawthorne Dinners

Get a home-cooked, family style dinner every Sunday in a safe, supportive environment.
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Hygiene Packs

Pick up the essentials you need, such as soap, shampoo, deodorant, feminine hygiene products, and more.
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Clothing Closet

Visit the clothing closet for new and gently used clothes so you always have something clean to wear.
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Infant Packs

Mothers and fathers can pick up the essentials needed to care for their young ones, like diapers, wipes, formula, and more.

Backpacks

Grab a high-quality backpack to ensure you have a safe place to keep your belongings with you.
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Life Skills & Empowerment Services

Get plugged in with resources to enable you to overcome challenges and develop skills needed to become fully independent.

In 2017, Open Gate Provided

Dinners Served

Hygiene Packs

Clothing Closet Visits

Infant Packs

Ways to Help

Financial

Open Gate relies heavily on the the generous financial contributions of individual donors, corporate sponsors, Bering Memorial United Methodist Church and community groups.
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Participant Volunteer

Work directly with our participants each week in a variety of functions from registering guests to working the clothing closet.
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Behind the Scenes

Whether it’s cooking meals or cleaning up afterward, there are plenty of opportunities to lend a hand.
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As a 501c3 tax-exempt organization, cash donations made to Bering Open Gate are tax deductible. Always consult with a tax professional prior to claiming charitable contributions on your income tax return.

The LATEST NEWS AND BLOGS

Open Gate Has Fun Raising Funds at Hamburger Mary’s

On Tuesday, August 21, Open Gate hosted a sold-out charity game night at Hamburger Mary's. Every table in the restaurant was full, and people were lined up along the bar eating, drinking, playing games, and raising money for Open Gate. As people started filling in the...

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Building Relationships Key at Open Gate

by Nate Custer, Board Member, Volunteer, and one of the founders of Open Gate I've been involved with Open Gate for over ten years. In that time, I've seen what we do change in ways big and small. What has been steady the whole time is that the core of Open Gate’s...

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Girl Scout Troop 24029 Helps Out

Several months ago, Girl Scout Troop 24029, based in the Heights, volunteered at Open Gate by sorting clothing donations and hygiene items. When they finished, they decided that they wanted to do something more. In September, the Troop presented Open Gate...

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Interested in Helping?

There are countless ways to support Open Gate. Tell us a little more about how you’d like to help and a member of our team will be in touch.

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As a 501c3 tax-exempt organization, cash donations made to Bering Open Gate are tax deductible. Always consult with a tax professional prior to claiming charitable contributions on your income tax return.

Address

Open Gate’s programs take place in the Fellowship Hall of Bering Memorial United Methodist Church.

1440 Harold St.
Houston, TX 77006
713.526.1017

Program Hours

Every Sunday
Doors Open: 12:30pm

Open Gate Homeless Ministries