Our Mission is to improve the quality of life for people with disabilities and encourage them to take the first step to try new experiences that previously were considered beyond their reach. It is also our goal to educate their able bodied peers to enable them both to live together with new respect and understanding.
The Door In The Wall programs have changed and evolved over the past 26 years but our commitment to you, the person dealing with a disability on a daily basis, has remained the same. We are dedicated to making a positive difference in your life. Please visit our EVENTS page (above) to see our calendar.
We are an AVO (All Volunteer Organization) that relies on community support. We would like to thank the many individuals and private companies, that you will find listed on this website, for their continued support.
Barbara Blair, President
The Door In The Wall is the title of a book written by Marguerite de Angeli in 1947.
Doors and doorways have long been symbolic of hope, opportunity, passage from one state to another, entering into a new life.
Follow your dreams and the universe will open doors for you where there were only walls.
Schrade 97OT Knife Ducks Unlimited Buzzsaw Trapper NOS W/Decorative Tin 1998
TAX DEDUCTIBLE CONTRIBUTIONS
Why not make your tax deductible contribution at our Ebay nonprofit store. Many of our items would make wonderful gifts. ditwtexas.webstoreplace.com
You can also visit our store at 767 Lookout Dr., Lakehills, Tx 78063. Please text us before you come: 210-286-4585
THE DOOR IN THE WALL IS PLEASED TO ANNOUNCE THAT WE ARE NOW A SPYDERCO AUTHORIZED DEALER. OUR EBAY STORE SELLS VINTAGE ITEMS AND KNIVES TO HELP COVER THE COST OF DITW EVENTS. WE ARE ALWAYS WORKING FOR BETTER!
RECENT IMPROVEMENTS TO DITW PROPERTY - WINTER 2020
THE MAKING OF A PAVILION
FROM PUTTING UP THE STRUCTURE TO FRAMING UP THE FLOOR FOR CONCRETE, JUSTIN, DANNY AND RALPH KESSLER MADE IT HAPPEN.
NEXT IS THE ROAD
(THE ONE THAT WASHED OUT EVERY YEAR)
AFTER THE BOBCAT WORK WAS DONE WE CALLED IN THE CEMENT TRUCKS TO POUR CEMENT IN THE FORM CONSTRUCTED BY RALPH KESSLER AND SON JUSTIN. COUSINS DANNY AND JIMMY KESSLER CAME TO HELP RALPH GET THE CEMENT IN THE HOLE. UNCLE NOLAN ALSO CAME TO HELP. I DON'T HAVE TO TELL YOU HOW HOT IT WAS HERE IN JULY. THEY GOT IT DONE JUST IN TIME FOR THE 4TH OF JULY EVENT HERE ON MEDINA LAKE. JULY 9TH WE GOT A FLOODING RAIN BUT NO MORE ERODING AWAY. I'M HAPPY TO REPORT THE CEMENT IS STILL IN PLACE. WE NOW HAVE A BEAUTIFUL ROAD! I JUST HAD TO GET ON MY HANDS AND KNEES TO PLACE A KISS RIGHT ON THE LONG AWAITED ROAD!
WE ALSO TACKLED THE HILL BY BUILDING SOME STEPS COMING DOWN THE HILL. MUCH BETTER!
THE BOOK, TO THE LEFT, WAS THE INSPIRATION FOR THE START OF THE DOOR IN THE WALL PROGRAM IN 1994.
THIS BOOK WAS FIRST PUBLISHED IN 1949 BUT THE METHODS USED TO HELP ROBIN BE SUCCESSFUL ARE STILL USED TODAY.
"WE CAN ONLY DO THE BEST WE CAN WITH WHAT WE HAVE. THAT, AFTER ALL, IS THE MEASURE OF SUCCESS: WHAT WE DO WITH WHAT WE HAVE."
Meet the dock dogs from Medina Lake
OUR NEXT FREE EVENT IS ANGLERS ON WHEELS II IN PORT ARANSAS, TEXAS ON SEPTEMBER 16 & 17TH. THE 4TH OF JULY BBQ AT MEDINA LAKE HAS BEEN CANCELLED DUE TO SEVERE DROUGHT. SEE THE 4TH OF JULY PAGE FOR MORE INFORMATION.
“I want to reach out to those with special needs because they are often overlooked. I want to reach out to those who are new in school because they don’t have any friends yet. And I want to reach out to those who are picked on or put down by others.”
Rachael Joy Scott
Rachel Scott was the first student killed in the Columbine High School shooting in 1999.