Worth Every Second

‘Worth every second’

November 23, 2016

Kansans experience a conversion volunteering at Samaritan House   Despite fear of the unknown, a group of faithful Kansans came to the big city to help the needy. “This was the first time doing this from our community,” said Rick Binder, a farmer from Hays, Kan., 340 miles east of Denver, about the volunteer group.…

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Riders prepare for epic 418-mile bicycle tour dedicated to the homeless

April 18, 2018

Charity Works: How did you get connected with the team? Adam Dawkins: My uncles, Tom Dea and Tim Dea, got me started with cycling and riding for Team Samaritan House. Spending time with them has been a great blessing for me. CW: What motivated you to join the team? Adam: I love everything about cycling:…

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Girl Scout donates cookies to women’s shelter

March 9, 2018

Six-year-old Ellie brought a special delivery to the Samaritan House Women’s Shelter: 48 boxes of Girl Scout cookies. “Everybody loves cookies,” said Mike Sinnett, vice president of shelter and community, to Ellie and her family. “You’re going to be the reason someone smiles today.” Ellie, a Daisy in the Girl Scouts, gave boxes of delicious…

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Shelter youth told to ‘Look to the horizon’

March 8, 2018

“Look to the horizon,” said Captain James Zielinski (Captain Jim), as he coached Sabrina while sitting in the United Airlines Flight Simulator. That was the message sent to her and other young residents of Samaritan House shelter as they had the opportunity to soar to new places on March 4. The youth were among the…

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10-year-old donates birthday gifts to shelter

February 15, 2018

Many 9-year-old kids look forward to a 10th birthday party with great anticipation, imagining the presents, cake and fun with friends. When Ava’s birthday was around the corner, she decided to do something different. Ava, from Fort Collins, wanted to donate her birthday gifts to needy children at the Catholic Charities’ shelter. “I wanted to…

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Team Samaritan House expands to 100 riders

January 24, 2018

Riders gear up to raise $1 million for homeless shelters   Team Samaritan House gained more pedal power this year. The charitable cycling team, which started with six riders in the 2011 Ride The Rockies tour, announced its expectation for 100 riders to join the team for the 2018 Ride The Rockies tour this summer…

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One donation, double the benefits

December 6, 2017

This year, donors have access to more tax credits when giving to Catholic Charities, so helping those in need can be a doubly rewarding experience. The new Samaritan House Women’s Shelter, which opened in September, and Marisol Homes, which opened a new location, qualify for tax credits in addition to other Catholic Charities shelters and…

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Veteran says Samaritan House saved her life

September 19, 2017

Cindy Brown calls Samaritan House her lifesaver. “If I kept going on the road I was on, I’d probably be gone,” she said in her Denver apartment. “So, they saved my life.” A previous drinking problem and losing her job and apartment made the phrase “hitting rock bottom” a reality. “I felt it was rock…

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Catholic Charities opens Denver’s largest women’s-only shelter

August 24, 2017

Mayor Michael B. Hancock, Archbishop Samuel J. Aquila praise service to vulnerable population Denver, CO— Catholic Charities in the Archdiocese of Denver opened today Samaritan House Women’s Shelter in northeast Denver to serve vulnerable single women experiencing homelessness—making it the largest women’s-only shelter in Denver. With support from the City and County of Denver, Catholic…

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The Vulnerable Among Us

August 16, 2017

This is a special story on the issue of women and homelessness in Denver, a growing problem in recent years. Samaritan House Women’s Shelter is one of Denver’s leading advocates for helping women out of homelessness. The housing market is booming. Bad neighborhoods are becoming gentrified, cranes tower over downtown, and trendy restaurants are popping…

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6240 Smith Road
Denver, CO 80216
303-742-0828

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Catholic Charities Denver
6240 Smith Road
Denver, CO 80216
303-742-0828

Larimer County Services
Summit County Services
Weld County Services
Western Slope Services

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Denver, CO 80216
303-742-0828

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720-799-9311

EIN: 84-0686679

Mail Donations to:
6240 Smith Road
Denver, CO 80216
303-742-0828

Donation support :
donorrelations@ccdenver.org
720-799-9311

EIN: 84-0686679

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