Today, Tara is a soon-to-be college graduate with five beautiful children and is considered by many to be the ‘epitome of success.’ Twelve years ago, she was struggling with sobriety and looking for a new beginning. She found one at Marisol Homes, a place that set her – and her family - up for success. Now, she mentors others.
A stranger saw how frightened Lauree appeared and offered to take her to Samaritan House in downtown Denver. This is where her journey with Catholic Charities began. After arriving at Samaritan House’s emergency shelter for women, she was given a warm bed for the night and hot, nutritious meals. Today, she manages a coffee shop on the same street.READ MORE
Jennifer posted a celebratory status on her Facebook feed before a special anniversary—she reached one year of sobriety thanks to Marisol Homes. When she looks at her six-month-old boy, she feels an unspeakable pride because he saved her from the cycle of drug abuse. Catholic Charities gave her the tools to rebuild a life and find renewed hope.READ MORE
Jessica was scared. She was alone, pregnant and had no place to go. She came to Samaritan House where she found safe shelter, food and help to prepare for the birth of her daughter. Jessica received a crib, baby supplies, spiritual support and moved into Marisol Homes for extended help. Jessica doesn’t know where she’d be without our help.READ MORE
Candace felt hopeless. She had no job, a 2 year old and was pregnant with twins. She lived in a drafty camper with no running water. Candace came to Marisol Homes for help. They offered her resources and counseling to help her get back on her feet. She now lives in her own place with her children. She couldn’t be more grateful.READ MORE
Reilly is an empowered and capable mother. At first she felt fear when she was pregnant, but the warm environment at Marisol Health was what she needed. They offered her baby supplies, emotional support, and the community her and the father needed to start their lives as parents. She recently graduated a trade school and has grown into a proud mom.READ MORE
Sandra found renewed hope through Catholic Charities. After years of abuse, she fled with her newborn boy and found help. God stayed with her as she rebuilt her life with help from Marisol Homes and found quality education for her son through Early Childhood Education. Now she is part of the team at Samaritan House where she inspires hope in other women.READ MORE