With the support of our community, we create lasting change in the lives of homeless men, women and children in Denver.

Here’s How.

Emergency Services

People are invited inside, off the street, where their immediate needs are met and critical relationships are built with Mission staff.


Men living with an addiction are equipped with work readiness skills, receive help to overcome destructive habits, find permanent housing, and begin a new life.

Community Outreach

People struggling in our community receive assistance with food, clothing, furniture, household items and holiday meals.

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“I’d never been homeless before. I didn’t know where to go; I didn’t know what to do.” Scott didn’t grow up experiencing poverty. He lived what many people would call a “normal” life. When Scott became homeless, he had no idea of how to navigate his situation.

Read Scott’s Story
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Many of the people who come to us are hurting and reaching out for help in the only ways they know how. “I had no interest in life anymore. I was down; I was hurting,” Brooks says. “But Denver Rescue Mission, and their supporters, gave that back to me.”

Read Brooks’ Story
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About a year ago, Adine and her kids found themselves without a home and in need of some serious help. “When the old lease ended, I couldn’t afford to pay the new one,” she says. “So, we had to go.”

Read Adine’s Story

Take Action

Lend your hands and heart to help homeless neighbors.

Join Pathways of Hope and make a monthly difference.

Have a car you want to donate for a good cause? Help provide reliable transportation to our long-term program graduates.

Our Impact

Meeting people at their physical and spiritual points of need

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Meals Provided

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Nights of Shelter

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New Life Program Graduates

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Families Moved Into Permanent Housing

Check out our Annual Report to learn more about the impact you had last year.

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