Mom welcomes newborn while at Samaritan House shelter

Two weeks before Jessica, 25, delivered her baby girl, she prepared a crib in her room at Samaritan House shelter. “I don’t know what I’d do without Samaritan House,” she said. “It’s a very calm environment. They really do help you get off your feet.” Jessica, 25, was frightened when she first came to Denver … Read more

Behind the seams, “sewing lady” creates cloth masks to donate to Catholic Charities

Hundreds of masks created by volunteers provide protection amid COVID-19 At the Samaritan House homeless shelter, Claudia became known as the “sewing lady.” More than teaching a new skill to residents, she became their companion, offering a friendly face and a chance to help them build confidence. “That’s why I like teaching—I’m helping them to … Read more