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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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30 Years of Mercy: Samaritan House shelter alters lives of homeless

August 3, 2016

Catholic Charities invites community to anniversary events Every day for 30 years, Samaritan House shelter has given those walking in its doors a new story—one of renewed hope, restored dignity and a chance to rebuild their lives. Operated by Catholic Charities of Denver, Samaritan House is recognizing its 30-year history of providing mercy to those…

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Denver Catholic: 30 years of hope

June 24, 2016

The following is a story about Samaritan House’s 30th anniversary published in the Denver Catholic June 25, 2016.   Historic Samaritan House invites public to anniversary events By Roxanne King There’s the 26-year-old college graduate who moved to Denver from St. Louis at his father’s invitation. Unfortunately, his dad’s landlord told him he couldn’t stay…

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Denver Post: A rider gets a second chance to finish as Ride The Rockies finishes its 31st tour

June 20, 2016

The following is a story about Team Samaritan House published by the Denver Post online and in the print edition June 18, 2016.   The leader of Team Samaritan House puts a near-fatal injury suffered on last year’s tour behind him By Joe Murphy/Denver Post FORT COLLINS — Three hundred sixty-three days ago, 200 yards from…

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Denver Catholic: Ride the Rockies cyclist dedicates tour to homeless

June 3, 2016

The following story was published by the Denver Catholic online June 1, 2016. By Nissa LaPoint/Catholic Charities of Denver Some avid cyclists pass the time with their favorite tunes or by chatting with fellow riders. During the Ride the Rockies Bicycle Tour, Leslie Prevish brings prayer intentions and her rosary. “It helps to be able…

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Barbara: “God put me here for a reason.”

May 22, 2016

“I came to Denver because I was told Fitzsimons hospital could provide me the best care for my medical problems. I’ve been in the hospital, but I need to go back to get my appendix taken out. I’m sick of my stomach being puffy. I’ve had troubles with my insurance covering my medical bills. I…

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Latisha: “It’s been a rocky road.”

May 22, 2016

“I began to experience severe headaches. Doctors found out it was caused by brain aneurysms. I have had two on the left side of my brain and two on the right. It’s putting a lot of pressure on my kids. When my head starts hurting, I have to stop and sit down. It’s been a…

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Orlandis: “Now I try to help others who are homeless.”

May 22, 2016

  “I turned down a $21 an hour job in St. Louis just to move to Denver—I think it was a mistake. My dad invited me to stay with him here. Turns out I couldn’t stay for long. His landlord told me I had two weeks to move out. I had nowhere else to go,…

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Tom: “God was calling me to do more.”

May 13, 2016

Bicyclist Tom Schwein saw the finish line ahead. He could taste victory after an exhilarating yet grueling six-day, 400-mile tour last year during Ride the Rockies—until his bike came to a sudden stop. A divot in the pavement landed Schwein face first on the ground at 30 mph, breaking eight bones in his face.  He…

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First Anniversary Samaritan House

Mary: “Caring is done the same way you raise family.”

May 13, 2016

The first house parents of Samaritan House share their remarkable story and journey… We first met Dusty when he was about a year old. It was 1987, and we were serving as the first “house parents”  at Samaritan House. I was a school teacher and Bob worked as a building contractor. We  decided to volunteer,…

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Catholic Charities Denver
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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