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.

VIDEO: Rachel and family flourish at ECE

With Catholic Charities supporting her, Rachel keeps moving onward and upward, including her two sons attending its Early Childhood Education centers. “If my son Liam wasn’t in Head Start program before going into kindergarten, he wouldn’t be where he is … Read more

Fort Collins volunteer receives ‘He Comes to Serve’ award

If ever there is a more committed and valued volunteer, Skip Colyer is it in Larimer County. When the sunlight breaks over the morning sky, Skip is already at Samaritan House Fort Collins with staff collecting a week’s worth of … Read more

Chardi is offered strength during second pregnancy

Ever so delicately, Chardi clings onto her 10-day old baby’s feet. With a smirk she says, “she gets these long toes from her daddy.” When Chardi reached the third trimester in her pregnancy, she moved from Atlanta back to Denver … Read more

VIDEO: New beginnings for Jordan and Ashley

Jordan and Ashley came to Samaritan House Fort Collins desperately seeking safety from themselves, for their daughter. Without hesitation, staff served the small family dinner and began helping them on their journey to stability. Fast forward to nine months later, … Read more

Not just a woman’s choice

MEN CAN MAKE A DIFFERENCE SUPPORTING MARISOL HEALTH Lenny believes more men should be involved in supporting pregnant women in crisis. He’s doing his part by joining volunteers in support of Marisol Health, a Catholic Charities’ medical clinic that provides … Read more

Shorty champions fatherhood with Marisol Health’s help

  Shorty Zeferino is a proud father with wife, Yenifer. The dad of three, who goes by “Shorty,” took his 5-year-old son to T-ball practice and watched him take his first swing. “I never had that,” Shorty said about his … Read more

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