Faces of Hope

Faces of Hope

Supporting neighbors. Transforming lives.

As you can imagine, every day at Catholic Charities we meet people who walk through our doors with the most amazing stories. Stories of hardship and challenge, tenacity and persistence. Many of these courageous Coloradans are willing to share their stories. We call them FACES OF HOPE. We hope their stories will encourage you, delight you and inspire you to get involved, learn more and — above all — find the hope in your own life.

“Being here, is like a second chance.” Samaritan House resident Donald heals while serving other veterans

With pride beaming on his face, Donald shares exciting news – his 32nd great-grandchild was born earlier that week. He displays a photo of his newborn great-granddaughter on his phone to those he has grown close with at Samaritan House.   … Read more

Groundbreaking is underway at Church of All Saints campus to bring affordable housing to Southwest Denver

On Thursday, September 14, 2023, dozens gathered at the Church of All Saints campus to celebrate the groundbreaking of a new affordable housing property that will support the Southwest Denver community. Spearheaded by Catholic Charities Housing, Cushing Terrell, Palace Construction, … Read more

From Homelessness to Hope: Kevin Signs Lease After Eight Years

For years, Kevin experienced the harsh reality of homelessness, facing uncertain days and nights. Connecting with Samaritan House Fort Collins was his turning point. With unwavering determination, he engaged in programs that propelled him toward his ultimate dream – a … Read more

Catholic Charities’ Guadalupe Community Center in Weld County Offers a Lifeline to Families Who Need it Most

In a world where struggles often remain unseen, Catholic Charities continues to shine a light on those who need it most. This is the story of one woman – we’ll call her Debbie – who found solace and support in … Read more

From the throws of homelessness to lifetime housing, the “Birdman” keeps his wings

When Robert walks the halls of Marian Plaza, an affordable Housing property of Catholic Charities, he isn’t just a resident heading to or from his apartment. He is lovingly known to everyone as “the Birdman,” a friendly neighbor with a … Read more

Catholic Charities’ Record-Breaking School Supply Drive

Surpassing all expectations, this year’s School Supply drive was our largest yet. With over a thousand backpacks and supplies given to families within our ministries and community, there is one less thing to worry about when children suit up for … Read more