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2023 Dates

10/24/2022

We are looking forward to another great year impacting kids in our communities.

Hunger Strike is scheduled for April 28th - 29th, 2023!  More details on the location and the theme will be announced soon.

Schoolapalooza will be a little later in August next year, on the 15th, but still in Cranda...

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Schoolapalooza 2022 report back and post event pickup times

Schoolapalooza 2022 report back and post event pickup times

8/10/2022

Schoolapalooza 2022 was in full swing this year with an amazing evening of fun, games, prizes, beautiful weather and an awesome band.

We handed out over 800 backpacks with school supplies. In addition, we gave away over $300 in prizes. 20 community minded vendors gave away even more school supplies. The Open Door had a successful night rais...

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2022 Hunger Strike Report

2022 Hunger Strike Report

4/4/2022

We had 37 teenagers participate in Hunger Strike 2022 to make a huge impact on our own comunities and also Liberia & Kenya!

The teens raised $3005.25 and it will go to help support kids in Kenya and Liberia as well as people in our own local region through the Open Door mission and Schoolapalooza. We are so proud of those that participa...

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Hunger Strike is back!

3/15/2022

Click here For more details and to register with your youth group....

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We had a great afternoon at Schoolapalooza bouncing, dancing & enjoying our community.

We had a great afternoon at Schoolapalooza bouncing, dancing & enjoying our community.

8/12/2021

We handed out 700 backpacks with school supplies. In addition, we gave away $250 in prizes. The Open Door had a successful night raising money for their backpack program.

Thanks to our supporters: Fidelis Care, Word of Life, Sound Solutions & Mobile Stage Man.

We still have 800 backpacks left! You can pick these up at any of the...

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Schoolapaloza 2021 is still on!

8/12/2021

We understand there are risks associated with this event.

If you, or a family member, is uncomfortable coming out today because of the weather or COVID, please know that we will have backpacks available for pickup after the event.

If you are feeling sick, please stay home and come to a post event pickup location.

We will pos...

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Schoolapalooza 2021!!!

Schoolapalooza 2021!!!

6/24/2021

It's time to start thinking about Schoolapalooza 2021!

We have the website updated with all the new information, including posters to print and a volunteer signup form.  

Can you help us get the word out by printing and posting the flyer?

Be thinking about businesses and organizations that could have boot...

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School Tools Link

School Tools Link

8/13/2020

Left over supplies can be picked up at these posted locations and times! This page also has some great learning tools & resources for your family this school year....

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Schoolapalooza 2020 is coming soon!!

8/5/2020

Things will look a little different this year, so we wanted to give you some of the details that you'll need to be ready for the event!

THURSDAY | AUGUST 13 | 5-8PM...

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Schoolapalooza 2020 is still happening!

Schoolapalooza 2020 is still happening!

7/9/2020

We will be holding a simplified version of Schoolapalooza this year.  It will be a Drive-Thru event located in 3 sepearate locations; Crandall Park Pavilion in Glens Falls (This location will include a walk up option as well), Pine Knolls Church in South Glens Falls and Hadley-Luzerne Wesleyan Church in Lake Luzerne.

Please keep checki...

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