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The Black 14: Love. Fellowship. Generosity. A story of healing, hope and giving back.

The story of the Black 14 started in 1969 when a group of black football players at the University of Wyoming decided to wear black armbands to take a stand against racism during a football … Read more

Monthly donors talk about joining the TLC

Catholic Charities’ Transforming Lives Club (TLC) makes giving easy. A monthly gift of any amount helps support neighbors and transform lives through our many services, including Samaritan House, Marisol Services, Little Flower Assistance Center and … Read more

Monthly donors talk about joining the TLC

Catholic Charities’ Transforming Lives Club (TLC) makes giving easy. A monthly gift of any amount helps support neighbors and transform lives through our many services, including Samaritan House, Marisol Services, Little Flower Assistance Center and … Read more

Donor: ‘We’re really here to show we care’

Within minutes, women eagerly formed a long line inside Samaritan House 48th in Denver where a group of volunteers unveiled a Christmas surprise for them—brand new shoes. “Welcome to the shoe store,” exclaimed Terry Peltes, a Catholic … Read more

Terry Peltes: Join in the compassionate outreach at Samaritan House

“Some of the ladies we serve have been victims of domestic abuse or have mental health issues and some have just experienced the terrible misfortune that we all pray never comes to anyone we know … Read more

Finding the shoe that fits

Volunteers are integral to the success of Samaritan House. We wouldn’t be able to open our doors to our neighbors without tremendous community support. A great example of answering the call is the Peltes family, who began … Read more

Heart for Hungry Families Has Roots in a Sister’s Help

Suzie Boyd’s heart is always with the struggling family facing hunger—it’s all too familiar to her. “We went through trying times growing up,” said Suzie, co-owner with her husband, Curt, of Academy Roofing, based in … Read more

Giving brings gratitude for family

Giving is important to the Hraban family who often practices gratitude. “Everything we have is a gift from God,” said Janet Hraban, who lives in Windsor with her husband, Jerry, and three daughters. “We are … Read more

Schmitz family honors parents with donation for critical service

When Annie McBournie and her five siblings joined a Zoom video call to talk about the COVID-19 crisis, they knew how their late parents would have responded. “In our conversation, none of us could get … Read more

Faith, family and figures are fundamentals for the Goss family

As Catholics, Christoph and Tatiana Goss have taken to heart the teachings of Jesus Christ to care for the poor. “Ten percent of all gross income, no matter what the source, goes to charity,” explained … Read more

In the News

School Supply Drive
Shelves may be full, but back-to-school shoppers face sticker shock; August 10, 2022

Afghan Legal Services Project
Denverite: Hundreds of Colorado volunteers race against the clock to help Afghan refugees stay here; July 5, 2022

U.S. Supreme Court decision on Roe v. Wade
Denver7: Hundreds of Denver metro students participate in walkout to protest Roe vs. Wade SCOTUS, May 12, 2022

AM 630 KHOW: Lynn Grandon, Respect Life Denver offers help for struggling pregnant women, May 10, 2022

CBS4 Denver: Leaked Roe v. Wade Opinion Reverberates Through Colorado, May 4, 2022

Denver7:  'We're in uncharted waters': Many questions linger after unprecedented leak of Roe v. Wade draft opinion: May 2, 2022

Fox31: Colorado leaders, groups react to Roe v. Wade news, May 2, 2022

House Bill22-1279
9News: Colorado lawmakers spend more than 24 hours debating bill that would make abortion a right, March 12, 2022

CBS4Denver: Reproductive Health Equity Act Passes Colorado’s House Of Representatives 7-4, March 12, 2022

Dan Caplis 630 KHOW: Sharry Halpin, Marisol volunteer shares personal story of abortion regret, March 11, 2022

Denver Catholic: Catholic community opposes radical abortion bill proposed in Colorado, March 10, 2022

Denver7: Bill that would codify abortion access faces first committee test, March 8, 2022

Pro-lifers invited to public rally opposing radical abortion bill this Saturday, March 12; March 8, 2022

Winter weather coverage

Denver7: Getting ready for the freeze: Temperatures take a nosedive as the cold weather moves in, Feb. 21, 2022

CBS4 Denver: Northern Colorado Emergency Shelters Open As Temperatures Drop Like A Rock, Feb. 21, 2022

Telemundo Denver: Refugios en Denver se llenan debido al frío extremo (Denver shelters filling up due to extreme cold), Feb. 23, 2022

Marshall Fire
Denver Catholic: Marshall Fire victims find aid in Archdiocesan Fire and Disaster Relief Fund, Feb. 17, 2022

Respect Life Denver
Denver Catholic: Read the winning essay from this year’s Celebrate Life student essay contest, Jan. 25, 2022

9News: Large crowd gathers for Celebrate Life Rally, Jan. 17, 2022

Colorado Politics & The Gazette: Thousands of anti-abortion activists gather for 'Celebrate Life Rally' at Colorado State Capitol, Jan. 17, 2022

Colorado Springs Gazette: Photos: Celebrate Life Rally and March in Denver, Jan. 16, 2022

Dan Caplis Show 630 KHOW: McGarrity family celebrates life, adoption every day with their 8 children, Jan. 13, 2021

The Gazette: Colorado Springs abortion opponents gear up for potential overturning of Roe v. Wade during upcoming events, Jan. 13, 2021

Denver Catholic: ‘Bring Your Joy’ to historic Celebrate Life Rally and March Jan. 15, Dec. 31, 2021


National Catholic Register: Inflation Spike Adds Another Burden to Families Struggling Economically, Dec. 17, 2021

Marisol Health
Denver Catholic: Parishes and Marisol Health team up to help moms in need, Dec. 13, 2021

Thanksgiving- Samaritan House 48th
9News: Samaritan House 48th seen by some as a saving grace, Nov. 25, 2021


Respect Life Denver
Telemundo Denver (Spanish): Colorado también ofrece opciones de vida donde alientan a las embarazadas a no interrumpir la gestación (Colorado offers life options where pregnant women are encouraged not to terminate their pregnancies), Nov. 18, 2021

Samaritan House 48th
Fox31/CW2: Help Coats for Colorado keep more people warm this winter, check your closet, Nov. 10, 2021



Respect Life Denver
Catholic News Agency: Denver pro-life Eucharistic procession circles state's largest abortion clinic, Oct. 6, 2021

9News: A Denver Planned Parenthood has seen a 520% increase in patients from Texas, Oct. 5, 2021


School Supply Drive
Denver Post: Experts warn Colorado families not to wait for the last bell to buy school supplies, Aug. 7, 2021

Samaritan House 48th

Denver 7: Colorado nonprofits prepare to step up with federal freeze on evictions slated to end, July 15, 2021

Yahoo! News/CBS4: New Samaritan House Opens To Serve Women Experiencing Homelessness, June 30, 2021

9News: Denver to acquire motels to shelter those experiencing homelessness, June 30, 2021

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