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.

“I used to have to choose between diapers or milk” before Marisol Family

Jennifer Gonzales has been coming to Marisol Family for almost a year and says the program has been a real lifesaver. Before she found Marisol Family, the mother of three says she couldn’t always afford to buy diapers for her … Read more

Marisol Family volunteer sees herself in the ministry

Marta Lewis has been a family service volunteer for Marisol Family at two locations for more than a year. When she retired she was looking for a way to give back that helped women and children. Marta has three children. … Read more

Eugene signs his first lease in 30 years

When Army veteran Eugene moved back to Denver from Memphis in December 2023, he told himself that he would be without a home for three weeks, tops. While his time in the Veterans Program at Samaritan House, the Catholic Charities … Read more

“Marisol Homes saved our lives”

Tori clutched her son Brock’s small hand as they stepped into Marisol Homes for the first time in early 2020. The weight of homelessness and the shadows of domestic violence seemed to lift when she got the call one winter … Read more

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 spending a lot of time … 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 US Census recently named Weld … Read more