want to host your own fundraiser? 

  Do you have a third party event you would like to host to benefit the Open Door Mission? You can host one for us either in-person or virtually! Please check out our fundraising guidelines and suggestions for fundraisers below.  If you have any questions or would like to talk about a specific idea, please contact Kate Munzinger at kmunzinger@opendoormission.com.

Third Party Fundraising Guidelines

Here are some ways you can host your own fundraiser

Bowling Event: Team up and register for a bowling tournament. Donate the entry fees to ODM.

Dodgeball / Volleyball Tournament: Host a dodge ball game or volleyball game with ticket sales benefiting ODM. Encourage teams to dress up in themed attire to add to the festive atmosphere.

Virtual Wish List Drives: Ask us our latest needs and create a virtual list for your friends and family to purchase.

Start a Social Media Fundraiser: Use our peer-to-peer technology and start your own social media fundraiser!  

Dress Down Day: Get your co-workers together and charge an amount to wear jeans for a day! Donate the proceeds to ODM.

Hold a Car Wash: For this classic fundraiser, ask for suggested donations instead of charging a price.

Bake Sale Challenges:  Nothing is more fun than a good old fashion bake sale!!  You can host one at your church, school or home!

Dove Campaign:  Open Door Mission will give you paper doves and you can sell them to your friends and customers for $1.  Open Door Mission receives the profits!

Golf Tournament: Play a round of golf for hope! 

Fun Run/Walk:  Organize a walk or run with your friends using the registration fee as a donation to ODM!! 

Silent Auction: Ask local businesses or craftspeople to donate products or gift certificates for services and let the bidding begin! This is a popular way to make an event even more successful.

Cooking Contest: Chili cookoff anyone?  Get creative in the kitchen and have the proceeds go to ODM!

Dance-a-thon:  Get your dancing shoes on!  Gather your friends and dance til you drop! 

Homerun Derby:  Going...going...gone!!!  Rent out your favorite field and hit a homer for hope!