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“Being here, is like a second chance.” Samaritan House resident Donald heals while serving other veterans

With pride beaming on his face, Donald shares exciting news – his 32nd great-grandchild was born earlier that week. He displays a photo of his newborn great-granddaughter on his phone to those he has grown close with at Samaritan House.   It’s not uncommon to find Donald in the early hours of the day in the … Read more



Ashley and Jordan's journey
When the couple lost their daughter to protective services, Ashley and Jordan were devastated. They went to Samaritan House for help to achieve sobriety, regain stability and start anew. Watch this video about their story.


Celebrating Mother’s Day by Saluting the Courageous Women in our Ministries

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 care, material needs and emotional support. Together, we help them regain strength for the courageousness … 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 dad challenged her to “think bigger” which sparked the conversation around hosting a large-scale blanket … 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’ dynamics. Child abuse comes in many forms, including physical, emotional, and sexual abuse, as well … 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 Every Child Pediatrics to provide on-site medical care. The integrated pediatric clinic is one of … 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 residents of Fort Collins and guests of Samaritan House Fort Collins, which is only one … 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 wakes up our participants at breakfast and he brings tremendous energy and positivity to everyone … Read more

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