Running for a purpose—Rino 5K is here!

Lace up your shoes and get ready to take part in one of the best races of the summer! The RiNo 5k is a great way to spend quality time with loved ones while giving back to the community. Denver Rescue Mission will be receiving a portion of the proceeds raised during this exciting race […]

Keep Calm and Paddle On!

When I signed up to go white water rafting with Denver Rescue Mission, I could barely contain my excitement. I couldn’t wait to spend the day exploring on the Arkansas River, taking in new sights and experiencing something new. I couldn’t wait for the beauty I’d embrace as we rafted through Buena Vista. I couldn’t […]

Letter from the CEO: July 2019

  Letter from the CEO Dear Friends, Recently, I had the great honor of being asked to give the benediction at Denver Seminary’s graduation. I used a Franciscan Benediction that I believe is appropriate for a seminary graduate but it speaks to what we do at the Mission. This simple prayer has come to mean […]

Be The Example: Steven’s Path to Sobriety

Steven pictured with Chaplain Dan Dilley Steven’s Story 365—the number of days Steven had been sober. As he sat on the bus back from his 12 Step Fellowship meeting, he rubbed his one-year chip between his fingers and contemplated how far he had come in that time to overcome his addiction to cocaine. He had […]

Letter from Director: July 2019

Letter from Director Dear Friends, Have you ever seen someone rise from the ashes of a disappointment or failure and regain their honor and dignity? It is one of the most satisfying feelings! It’s why we go to the movies, read great novels and inspiring non-fiction. It’s also why I feel so privileged to work […]

Positive Steps: One man’s journey out of darkness

Each path out of homelessness is unique to the individual. Regardless of statistics and pervasive societal issues, men and women have to address the problems that led them to the streets. Often, people have to deal with significant hurt and brokenness alongside their more overt destructive behaviors. Philip’s path to homelessness started when he was […]

Save the Date! 7th Annual Sporting Clay Classic

  Do you enjoy shooting clay targets? If you do, you don’t want to miss this special event where you can “ready, aim, fire” for a good cause and compete for $2,100 in prizes! You’re invited to participate in Denver Rescue Mission’s 7th Annual Sporting Clay Classic on Friday, October 18, 2019 from 11:00 a.m. […]

Hit a Home Run Against Hunger

Join the Colorado Rockies, King Soopers and Denver Rescue Mission for the “Hit a Home Run Against Hunger” drive. Please bring nonperishable or canned food items to the Colorado Rockies game on Friday, June 28 to help feed the poor and hungry in our community! View the Full Game Schedule And when you shop at […]

Break the Stigma: Myths About Homelessness

  HOMELESSNESS: Myths Vs. Facts   PEOPLE EXPERIENCING HOMELESSNESS DON’T WANT TO GET A JOB. The Fact is… Experts at the National Coalition for the Homeless estimated that between 40 and 60 % of the homeless population in the United States have jobs. However, most of those jobs are entry level, minimum wage positions. In […]

Letter from the CEO: June 2019

  Letter from the CEO Dear Friends, Recently, there were some phone calls that came into St. Francis Center, a day shelter not too far from the Mission, and Denver Rescue Mission. The calls were like some others we have received in the past, where we are told that “our people on the street” are […]