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.

Single-mother finds safety at Marisol Homes after attempted kidnapping

“It was in that moment, that everything changed for me.” said Dianna. If you watch enough of the news, you can see that it is no secret that human trafficking in Colorado is on the rise. For marginalized communities including … Read more

The Black 14: Love. Fellowship. Generosity. A story of healing, hope and giving back.

The story of the Black 14 started in 1969 when a group of black football players at the University of Wyoming decided to wear black armbands to take a stand against racism during a football game with Brigham Young University. … Read more

A ‘Little Bit’ Of Love Goes A Long Way To Healing

Veterans from Catholic Charities of Denver’s Samaritan House are offered weekly therapeutic sessions with horses from the Sunny Horse Foundation, a Broomfield non-profit that hosts equine classes designed specifically for those who have served our country. Navy veteran Todd resides … Read more

Donations of household and clothing items help Catholic Charities focus on other resources

When Arlene’s husband of 60 years passed away in September after a short illness, she dreaded the process of cleaning his closet. “Clothes are very personal,” she reflected. “Touching them, smelling them, remembering when Kenton wore them last was really … Read more

Mother and son from Samaritan House Fort Collins find success post pandemic

*stock photo used to protect clients’ privacy. The best days at Samaritan House Fort Collins are when our team hears from a family who has been through our program and is thriving. Kendra Bornhoft, Director of Programs in Larimer County, … Read more

A great-grandmother finds support for her family — with help from Marisol Family

Lori is in the business of caretaking, so when her 21-year-old granddaughter came to her needing support, including for her three-year-old son, she rushed to their side. But Lori wasn’t the only one to answer the call. Marisol Family, a … Read more

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