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.
CELEBRATING MOTHER’S DAY BY SALUTING THE COURAGEOUS WOMEN WE SERVE
The courageous mothers who turn to Marisol Services for help have often exhausted their “fight or flight” responses. By supporting and re–energizing them, our team gives women a chance to recover from traumas they have faced and assist with medical … Read more
AVERY’S BLANKET DRIVE: HOW A BIRTHDAY SLEEPOVER TURNED INTO A LIFE-CHANGING MISSION
Four years ago, when Avery was planning her 8th birthday party, she decided that she was going to ask for blankets instead of gifts from her friends. She told her parents that she didn’t want anyone to be cold. Her … Read more
Recognizing Child Abuse Awareness Month Agency-Wide
As we wrap up Child Abuse Awareness month, Catholic Charities wants to recognize the importance of the month agency wide. By placing focus on collaboration and prevention services within all our ministries, we can help protect children and cultivate families’ … Read more
Samaritan House in Denver launches one of nation’s first shelter-based pediatric clinics
According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, children experiencing homelessness are sick at twice the rate of children who have stable housing. To increase access to pediatric services, Catholic Charities of Denver’s Samaritan House has partnered with … Read more
Catholic Charities Partners with Fort Collins Natural Area to Preserve God’s Beauty and is Honored with the Great Horned Owl Award
Since November 2021, Catholic Charities has adopted a natural area along the Poudre River better known as Gustav Swanson. With over 45 species of birds and dozens of other creatures flocking in the space, it has become a sanctuary for … Read more
1,500 Days of Making a Difference
Since 2017, Bob D’Ascoli has volunteered almost every weekday at Samaritan House on Lawrence Street. That adds up to more than 1,500 days that Bob has devoted to helping our participants at the Catholic Charities’ ministry. Amazing! His smiling face … Read more