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In the News

Open Door Launches Survivor Housing (KAMC)

Ribbon Cutting for Survivor Housing

Homeless Needing Help During Cold Weather (KLBK)

Open Door Plan to Expand Housing Program (KLBK)

Open Door Receives Outstanding Community Organization Award

The Sit Down Talks Homelessness with Chad Wheeler (KTTZ-TV)

Homeless Try to Stay Warm as Temperatures Drop (KLBK)

Carpenter's Church Name Change (KLBK)

27 People Housed in 2017!

The following articles are courtesy of the Lubbock Avalanche Journal and its perspective writers.

Wheeler: Housing is the Solution to Homelessness in Lubbock (AJ)

Open Door, Salvation Army offer Cool Place During Summer Heat (AJ)

Carpenter’s Church Changes Name to Open Door, Still Focused on Homeless Outreach (AJ)

Homeward Bound: Lubbock’s Homeless Community Talks about Life with their Dogs by their Side (AJ)

Carpenter’s Church Opens Duplexes to Fight Local Homelessness (AJ)

Local Organizations Working to Provide Shelter for Lubbock Homeless (AJ)

Carpenter’s House Looks to Provide More Help, Seeks Gifts for Matching Donation (AJ)

Vigil Offers Prayers, Support for Lubbock’s homeless (AJ)

Blankets in the Cold: As Temperature drops, Lubbock’s Homeless Struggle to Stay Warm (AJ)

The Door’s Always Open – Local Church Welcomes Homeless (AJ)

Carpenter’s Church Wins Big at City Bank Community Rewards Giveaway (AJ)

Rod Curry Planning Walk in Colorado to Bring Awareness of Lubbock’s Homeless (AJ)

Lubbock Churches Start to use Green Space for Community Outreach (AJ)

Faith-Based Coalition to Address Homelessness (AJ)

Tent City Occupants, Organizers Pleased with New Location (AJ)

Tent City for Homeless Moving to 13th and A (AJ)

Our View: Homeless Fix must Balance Needs (AJ)

Residents Offer Aid to Help Area’s Homeless (AJ)

Current Homeless Camp’s Days Likely Numbered (AJ)

Tent City Downtown gets Notice of Need to Move (AJ)

In the Corner: Even Tent City has Cliques (AJ)

Loophole Allows Homeless to Camp on City Land (AJ)

Lubbock Council Gives Final Approval to Curfew Ordinance (AJ)

Lubbock Council Gives First Approval to Downtown Curfew (AJ)

Downtown Lubbock Curfew Proposal Could Face Legal Challenge (AJ)

Couple’s $100 Handouts to Homeless Abused by Some (AJ)

Carpenter’s Church Members Take Part in OctoberFast (AJ)

Carpenter’s Church Won’t Host Homeless Vigil This Winter (AJ)

Judge Ladd Advocates for Homeless in Lubbock (AJ)

Three Men Bond over Love of God, Music, Form the Messengers (AJ)

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