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.

From Samaritan House to ECE, Diega and her family embark on a new chapter

In 2019, Diega and her family arrived in Denver from Honduras. The adjustment to a new city, new language and new culture had been challenging, but thanks to the support of Samaritan House, they had been able to find stability … Read more

Valentine’s Day Spotlight on Service

Thomas and Anita have been married for more than 20 years. They spend their Thursday afternoons volunteering together at Marisol Family St. Bernadette’s in Lakewood. Thomas and Anita have two children of their own. They chose to volunteer together at … Read more

St. Valentine’s Apartments in Loveland: A Light at the End of the Tunnel

St. Valentine’s Apartments, the latest housing project from Catholic Charities Housing, is providing a light at the end of the tunnel for individuals struggling with homelessness in Loveland, Colorado. The project, which began five years ago in partnership with the … Read more

At 92, Marie is still on her daily mission to “make someone happy”

At the age of 92, Marie Saavedra has spent the last 29 years working at the Samaritan House warehouse in downtown Denver, continuing her days offering her warm heart to those seeking it. Marie always believed that compassion was the … Read more

Catholic Charities Hires Key Leaders for Marisol Health Northern Colorado and Provides Updates on New Clinic’s Progress

Catholic Charities is excited to announce the hiring of exceptional individuals who will lead the operations at the new Marisol Health Northern Colorado clinic, set to open its doors in Spring 2024. Sharon Keck has been named clinic director, and … Read more

Rallying Hearts: Christ the King Church’s Remarkable Response to Urgent Donation Needs

“For I was hungry, and you gave me food, I was thirsty, and you gave me drink, a stranger and you welcomed me, naked and you clothed me, ill and you cared for me, in prison and you visited me.” … Read more