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‘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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Samaritan House has residents’ dignity down to an art

August 10, 2017

Shelter’s art and music program helps residents find renewed self-worth More than a place for a hot meal and warm bed, Samaritan House shows residents the fine art of dignity. Shelter case manager Eric Johnston launched an art and music program two years ago to help reacquaint homeless residents with society and find a renewed…

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Big commitment reaps big reward for volunteer

August 4, 2017

Several months ago, an unexpected gift was brought to the Samaritan House shelter in Denver. Deby Schwartz saw a posting online for volunteers needed to help decorate the shelter for the holidays and quickly jumped at the opportunity. Deby, who is Jewish, got in to the giving spirit by dedicating her time and energy to…

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Chef finds new start at shelter

July 11, 2017

“I’m Tommy and I’m a cook at Samaritan House shelter. As sous chef (second in command), I oversee cooking dinner for 350 residents—plus I train residents in the new culinary program. I’m grateful to work here. I struggled before I came here. My wife was killed by a drunk driver five years ago. It happened…

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Hands-on charity rewarding for volunteer

July 11, 2017

After 22 years of working in higher education, Karl Hotz decided to give his time back to the Church. “My whole reason for retiring is I wanted to serve God and my Church,” said Hotz, 62. Giving back meant being hands on and helping others in need. Hotz, a parishioner at St. Mary Catholic Church…

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Blind bicycle enthusiast pedals for homeless during Ride the Rockies

June 16, 2017

  Day after cancer treatment, André van Hall rides in tandem with Team Samaritan House André van Hall may have lost his eyesight, but the cycling enthusiast didn’t lose his determination to complete Ride the Rockies. The husband and father is pedaling his way from Alamosa to Salida during the Ride the Rockies bicycle tour…

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Volunteering leads way for gratitude

April 21, 2017

Jerry Fitzgerald calls volunteering the sure way to grow in appreciation for life. “To see the struggles and, at times, the desperation and lack of hope in other people—you try to have a positive impact on them,” Jerry said. “It can’t help but improve your appreciation of your own life and the many blessings you…

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Samaritan House featured charity of St. Patrick’s Day Parade

March 11, 2017

Thousands joined for a celebration of St. Patrick’s Day and all things green, including the Samaritan House shelter, which proudly walked in the parade held in downtown Denver. “Being a part of the parade was an incredible honor for us as we are a part of the downtown community,” said Mike Malloy, executive director of…

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28 Ways to Share Your Love this February

February 6, 2017
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Wake-up call led Charities director to give up life to God

January 31, 2017

After nearly a decade at Catholic Charities, Vice President of Shelters Geoff Bennett has taken on new responsiblilities. He now also oversees the Respect Life Office. In this interview with Charity Works, he talks about the thread that combines these ministries – treating each person served as a child of God.     Charity Works:…

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Denver, CO 80216
303-742-0828

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Western Slope Services

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