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Denver Family Are Three Peas in New Modular Pods at Samaritan House 48th

Denver Family Are Three Peas in a Pod in New Modular Domes at Samaritan House 48th Kathy and her twin daughters, Debbie and Kathleen, are three peas in a pod. They’re inseparable and committed to … Read more

USDA Farm Labor Housing Project, partnered with Catholic Charities offers affordable housing for essential farmworkers in Weld County

Two miles from downtown Greeley, hardworking neighbors’ plant, manufacture and grow food for residents across Colorado and surrounding states. Rising housing costs in Northern Colorado have greatly impacted residents in Greeley since the pandemic. The … Read more

Finding Support and Empowerment: Tara’s Journey as a Single Mother with Marisol Health

From Tara’s first visit for prenatal care at Catholic Charities’ Marisol Health to the birth of her son David and beyond, Tara found the support and guidance she needed as a first-time mother. “I was … Read more

15 years later, Charities staff member champions life after death

Adrienne Adams has devoted the last 18 years of her professional life to Catholic Charities, partnering with families so they can thrive in our Catholic Charities Early Childhood Education (ECE) programs. “I love helping our … Read more

Catholic Charities Textile Baling Program: Transforming Scraps into Support

Seven days a week, the Catholic Charities’ Samaritan House warehouse buzzes with activity. Generous folks donate clothing, shoes and small household items; veterans, families and single women who call Samaritan House home access needed clothes … Read more

From Homelessness to Hope: Sharon’s Journey to Stability and Success

Sharon*, a resilient single mother of three, faced tremendous challenges over the past few years. In 2022, after moving to the Western Slope, she contracted COVID-19 multiple times, which eventually led to the loss of … Read more

Life as a Divine Gift – Celebrating Fathers

On Father’s Day and all year long, we recognize the important role fathers take in supporting life as a divine gift both in the lives of their children and across the community. Dr. Kevin Tool, … Read more

Celebrating Tracy Harper: Pro Bono Recognition

Tracy Harper, a dedicated immigration attorney at our Catholic Charities immigration ministry, has been recognized with the esteemed 2024 Michael Maggio Memorial Pro Bono Award by the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA). Tracy’s commitment and … Read more

Every Child Pediatrics: Essential Support for Dozens of Samaritan House Families

99% of families who call Samaritan House home each year find and retain permanent housing and do not return to the shelter system. This is thanks to comprehensive case management, which expanded last year when … Read more

Blessings and Beginnings: Marisol Health Northern Colorado Opens its Doors

At the grand opening of Marisol Health Northern Colorado, Archbishop Samuel J. Aquila blessed the entire clinic inside and out. His words, “Life is a divine gift, and safeguarding it is our sacred responsibility,” resonated … 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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