Faces of the Mission :: Marco and Bartet

“I’m from Italy,” says Marco. “I worked at an Insurance agency there. I left my job because I didn’t like it that much. I was really depressed and I wanted another experience out of life, so I left. I went to Ibiza. I was alone there for four days before I decided to go to […]

Redesigning Denver Rescue Mission’s Residential Family Programs

A Special Announcement from Brad Meuli, President and CEO   As we head into the Christmas season and plan for a new year of serving the most vulnerable population in Denver, I wanted to take a moment to update our community on some important work taking place at Denver Rescue Mission. During the past six […]

Holly Center Officially Opens :: Sleeps 200 Men In Need

Tonight is the first night we will sleep men in our new shelter facility, the Holly Center! This means that, starting today, the Mission will operate three separate overnight emergency shelter facilities in Denver (48th Street Center, Holly Center and the Lawrence Street Shelter downtown) with total capacity of 800+ men on any given night. […]

Faces of the Mission :: Margarita

“I don’t see myself as in poverty,” Margarita says. “My parents would come back from the dead if I was in poverty! You have to know who you are. I can say that my mother and grandmother always said that people determine who you are by how you look. So, it was necessary for me […]

Faces of the Mission :: Reginald

I stare downward at the sidewalk as we step past people living in homelessness standing and laying beside walls. For some, the walls act as support, providing a foundation to rest on, to sleep beside. For others, the walls provide a space to interact, to have conversation and ‘just kick it’ with her/his street family. […]

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