Little Flower Thrives with Support from Community-Backed Organizations

“I haven’t seen anything like the demand we have now in the 40 years I’ve been working here,” said Donna Potter, supervisor at Little Flower Assistance Center in Aurora. “The need is tremendous.” Little Flower, a Catholic Charities powerhouse, clothing closet and resource center, serves over 2,000 families each month, providing not only essential resources … Read more

Beyond Shelter: Veterans Program Paves the way to Personal Freedom

The Catholic Charities Veterans Program at Samaritan House extends far beyond the conventional concept of shelter, offering a comprehensive array of services, including counseling, job resources and support for those who have served our nation. Meet Ricky. A U.S. Air Force veteran navigating the challenging transition to affordable housing, Ricky is a great example of … Read more

Redefining Family: The Kinship Caregiver Program

The Kinship Caregiver Program at Catholic Charities is a vital support system for caregivers who find themselves raising due to unforeseen circumstances. Whether it is an absense of parents because of death, drug abuse, incarceration or a multitude of reasons, these caregivers’ step in to provide a stable and loving home. Operating in five counties … Read more

Seniors like Pandora are not “throw away disposable people”

Catholic Charities Housing celebrated the groundbreaking of 30 new affordable housing apartments for seniors at Immaculata Plaza in Greeley. The ceremony was marked by a powerful speech from one of the community’s residents, Pandora, who shed light on the dire need for such housing in Colorado. Pandora emphasized the challenging living conditions in one of … Read more

Little Flower Assistance Center Receives Prestigious Spirit Award

The Little Flower Assistance Center, a ministry of Catholic Charities, is like a community superhero. With its multifaceted offerings, including a food pantry, closet for clothing options and resource center, it extends a personalized helping hand to residents across Aurora. Recently, the dedicated volunteers at Little Flower earned a well-deserved recognition, receiving the prestigious “Spirit … Read more

Catholic Charities opens apartment building for low-income seniors in heart of downtown Greeley

“This is the best place to live if you’re a senior in Greeley.” In a community where the need for affordable housing is a pressing concern, Immaculata Plaza, a property of Catholic Charities Housing, emerges to support Greeley seniors. The plaza’s latest build opened its doors to residents in late September, with 30 turn-key-ready units for seniors … Read more

From Homelessness to Hope: Kevin Signs Lease After Eight Years

For years, Kevin experienced the harsh reality of homelessness, facing uncertain days and nights. Connecting with Samaritan House Fort Collins was his turning point. With unwavering determination, he engaged in programs that propelled him toward his ultimate dream – a place to truly call home. In partnership with his dedicated Samaritan House caseworker, Kevin dove … Read more

Catholic Charities’ Record-Breaking School Supply Drive

Surpassing all expectations, this year’s School Supply drive was our largest yet. With over a thousand backpacks and supplies given to families within our ministries and community, there is one less thing to worry about when children suit up for the beginning of the school year.   The contributions of parishes were the driving force behind … Read more