Denver’s Hidden Homeless: Adine’s Path To Home

  Adine’s Story About a year ago, Adine and her kids found themselves without a home and in need of some serious help. Here’s their story. It’s an early Monday morning in Montbello. Adine is sitting in her living room. There are two couches, a coffee table and an end table that has a book […]

Gifts Of The Season: Two Stories From Fort Collins Rescue Mission

“So we, though many, are one body in Christ, and individually members one of another.” ROMANS 12:5 (ESV)   Keely and Darryl Share Their Stories When people reflect on Christmas, they often mention faith, joy and family. And the responses don’t change just because someone is experiencing homelessness. But for many of our homeless friends, […]

A Place To Be A Kid: Christmas At The Crossing

CHRISTMAS. FAMILY. HOMELESSNESS. One of these words does not belong with the others. This Christmas, give the gift of hope for our families at The Crossing.   Faces Of Homelessness In Colorado Did you know that, in Colorado, there are nearly 25,000 homeless students enrolled in schools? In fact, 14,000 of those students live in […]

Three Things to Give Our Homeless Neighbors Other Than Money

One of the most common concerns Denver Rescue Mission staff members get goes something like this, “I want to help the homeless woman (or man) I see standing on the corner, but I don’t want to give them money, how can I help?” It’s a great question, and it comes from a good place. People […]

Veteran Finds Hope & Stability Through ‘Next Step’ service.

Donald’s childhood was not fair. His step-father was addicted. Every time the welfare check showed up in the mailbox, his step-dad would be the first to grab it, using all of it on drugs. “When I was 18, I joined the Air Force,” says Donald. “But only because I wanted to get out of the […]