The PR Desk: Moving Day!

Alexxa

 

 

 

 

 

I’ve worked in this building for five years. The old building just under the I-70 viaduct at Colorado Blvd. has never been a glamorous location. The basement, where my office was – even less glamorous. But that’s not why I work at the Mission.

The old Admin office building.

The old Admin office building.

I work at the Mission because there is good work being done here. I work at the Mission because every employee cares. I work at the Mission because God is present.

As a new chapter in our history begins, I say goodbye to this place where I have grown in my career and as a person. Even though the stairwells were narrow (I tripped on those stairs more than once!) and the bathrooms weren’t ideal, it was a warm environment. Some of our employees worked in this building for 20 years!

stairs

 

hallway

Looking ahead to our new location, we are excited to integrate into the Park Hill neighborhood. It is directly across the street from The Crossing and three blocks from the Ministry Outreach Center.  It will be a privilege to work in a brand new building. I’m also looking forward to new relationships being built, engaging in this community and well…I have to be honest, we are just a few blocks away from Sonic!

One more thing, if you need to get in touch with us please be patient! Our servers will be moved first and will be down for a short time.

Our new home.

Our new home.

 

 

 

Alexxa Gagner

Alexxa Gagner

Alexxa is the Director of Public Relations at Denver Rescue Mission. She moved to Denver from Phoenix more than four years ago to follow a boy who eventually became her husband. But Denver had more in store for her than a man (Awwww!). She feels there’s no other explanation for her employment at the Mission, except for God’s guidance. Alexxa started as the Public Relations Coordinator and became Director in July 2011. Her favorite part of her job is the people; she loves the staff, program participants, interns and volunteers. She has spent the last four years making everyone smile and spreading the Mission’s heart to the masses. She also fills the hall with laughter, loud laughter. If she could be any celebrity, it would be Bill Gates because he uses his great power with great responsibility. She hates night lights, kind-of likes spin class and loves anything coconut. Also? She was supposed to be a boy named Alex.

2 comments on “The PR Desk: Moving Day!

  1. Lydina Aragon on said:

    I love the Denver Rescue Mission! I worked in that old building from the age of 18-23… I saw so many lives transformed, from the families and men in the program, to the employees themselves! God has a blessing on the mission because they still implement his mission, “Changing lives in the name of Jesus.” I love you my family! May God continue to provide and Bless the Denver Rescue Mission! Love Always, Lydina Aragon

  2. Michelle miller on said:

    Oh……I had an office in that basement for a while. I tripped up those stairs. Still my all time favorite job. Congratulations on the move.

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