In gratitude, grandmother returns to Little Flower and gives back

About 6 months ago, Joan came to Little Flower Assistance Center when her shelves were running empty. “It was a great time in need,” she shared outside the food bank in Aurora. Now she returned with a car packed with children’s clothes and surplus food to donate. Little Flower provides clothing, nutritious food and resources … Read more

VIDEO: Catholic Charities distributes 40,000 pounds of food for needy families before Thanksgiving holiday

Tragedy turned into generosity by former football player John Griffin and his partnership with LDS church Catholic Charities of Denver and volunteers are quickly distributing 40,000 pounds of food to its shelters and area food banks as families face uncertainty and tighter budgets amid rising food costs this holiday season.  A semi-truck delivered 26 pallets … Read more

Heart for Hungry Families Has Roots in a Sister’s Help

Suzie Boyd’s heart is always with the struggling family facing hunger—it’s all too familiar to her. “We went through trying times growing up,” said Suzie, co-owner with her husband, Curt, of Academy Roofing, based in Aurora. “It goes way back to when I was a kid. So there’s 12 children in my family … and … Read more

Little Flower extends to other locations

While businesses were closed, jobs eliminated or furloughed, one of our lesser known yet mighty ministries became an important responder to the needs of our neighbors in our community. Little Flower Assistance Center in Aurora stepped up to the challenge. In April, we estimated an increase of 60 percent over the previous month of households … Read more

Schmitz family honors parents with donation for critical service

When Annie McBournie and her five siblings joined a Zoom video call to talk about the COVID-19 crisis, they knew how their late parents would have responded. “In our conversation, none of us could get our head around the fact that there are all these people in the midst of this change and craziness who … Read more