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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’m thankful to Christ for allowing me to go through what I went through—to allow me to see the light at the end of the tunnel—and know that He is my provider and He’ll never leave me or forsake me.”

Read Trevia’s Story
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“I used to live in this cardboard box. That was the lowest point in my life. There was really no reason to live. Now, it’s the complete opposite.”

Read Graham’s Story

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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 2020 Annual Report to learn more about the impact you had last year.

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The Latest

Faces of the Mission: Abari’s Story

Faces of the Mission: Abari’s Story

Stories of Changed Lives
June 8, 2021
Abari enjoyed volunteering at the Mission and wanted to simply give back to others. But when he lost both his job and his home abruptly, he came to the Mission knowing he could find he…
Let There Be Light: Lawrence Street Shelter 1

Let There Be Light: Lawrence Street Shelter

Stories of Changed Lives
June 1, 2021
On the corner of Lawrence Street and Park Avenue, a cross has hung outside of Denver Rescue Mission’s Lawrence Street Shelter since 1970. This iconic cross, which shines in bright neon at night, is the reason Mission guests call the building “Jesus Saves….
Letter from our CEO: April 2021

Letter from Our CEO: June 2021

June 1, 2021
Our Lawrence Street Shelter is open again! I am happy to say that it is new and improved after many recent renovations! For those of you who have served a meal at this location or have toured it in the past, you will be amazed at the transformation. (I know that I am!) Who knew that a building built in the late 1800s could look so good and have a new elevator and ramp to meet ADA requiremen…

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