DOORWAYS’ Friends in Deed is a group of men and women dedicated to the future success of DOORWAYS. Among its goals are: increase awareness of DOORWAYS mission; enhance the volunteer base of DOORWAYS; build future leadership and create additional revenue through fund raising events.

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  • Receive the monthly newsletter, DOORWAYS DISPATCH, which keeps you informed about what is happening at DOORWAYS.
  • Tours of Cooper House upon request
  • Invitations to FRIENDS IN DEED events
  • Invitations to special DOORWAYS events

List of Upcoming Friend In Deed Events:

January 2016 – Planning/General Meeting

February 2016 – RED HOT WILD 2016 (February 6) – wine pull, sell Golden Raffle tickets, help with raffle prizes, volunteer at event. Investigate possible event for Andy Cohen/Anderson Cooper appearance at the Fox.

March 2016 – Planning/General Meeting

April 5, 6:00 PM – DOORWAYS Annual Dinner – SSM St. Mary’s Hospital.

April 8, 6:30 PM – Volunteer to help cook and serve a Pasta Dinner at Trinity Lutheran Church to support the members of TEAM DOORWAYS in preparation for the GO! Marathon on April 9-10.

May 2016 – Membership in conjunction with Mission and Education – infectious disease doctor presentation

June 2016 – Planning/General Meeting

July 2016 – Pharma Dinner with DOORWAYS presentation from President/CEO Opal M. Jones

August 2016 – Toiletry Drive Kick-off

Contact info: If you would like more information about Friends in Deed, any event or about DOORWAYS, please contact Jim Timmerberg at 314-535-1919 x 3123 or email at


DOORWAYS has long been sustained by a loyal group of friends whose gifts, at any level, help provide stabilized housing and related for individuals living with and affected by HIV/AIDS. All contributions to DOORWAYS are 100% tax-deductible.

Following is a list of companies that match their employees’ donations to non-profit organizations. This list may not be all inclusive. Please check with your employer’s matching gift policy to determine whether your gift is eligible for a match.

America’s Charities
Aventis Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Bank of America Foundation
Citigroup Matching Gifts Program
Dynegy, Inc.
Energizer Matching Gifts Program
Federated Department Stores Foundation
Gannett Foundation
Microsoft Matching Gifts Program
Monsanto Matching Gifts Program
Novus International
Peabody Energy
Pfizer Foundation Matching Gifts Program
SAP Matching Gifts Program
Tenet Healthcare Foundation
U.S. Bancorp Foundation
WellPoint Associate Giving Campaign