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 didn’t really care if I died at that point. I’m glad I didn’t. Now I guess God really has a purpose for me.”

Read Brandon’s Story
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“The Mission was the main source of help that I went to whenever I needed it, and they helped me get into a place…”

Read Frances’ Story
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“You just want to know who gave so you can shake their hand, give them a hug and tell them thank you. You want to tell them how great this experience was…. We can’t wait to live life after this.”
– Brothers, Tommy & Jay

Read Their Story
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For the first time, Erin feels like there’s hope for her family. She now has goals that feel attainable and resources that will provide the stability her family has longed for. And for the first time, her kids see a life-changing difference in their mom.

Read Erin’s Story

Take Action

Lend your hands and heart to help homeless neighbors.

Join Pathways of Hope and make a monthly difference.

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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Households Obtained Housing

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about the impact you had last year.

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The Latest

A Palette of Hope and Joy

A Palette of Hope and Joy

Stories of Changed Lives
February 2, 2024
Art is a powerful tool, and for many of our neighbors experiencing homelessness, it has become a therapeutic pathway to find hope, joy and life transformati…
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Letter From Our CEO: February 2024

February 2, 2024
Hope, Love and Joy—to see this colorful expression in this, my very first Changing Lives newsletter, is a moment for me. As I start on a new life journey moving from Michigan to Denver, the words from Philippians 4:4-6 filter through my though…
Meet Our New President/CEO: Dennis Van Kampen

Meet Our New President/CEO: Dennis Van Kampen

February 2, 2024
When hearing about Brad’s retirement, God began working on Dennis’ heart. Over time it became clear that he was being called to join the work God is doing in and through Denver Rescue Missi…
CU Buffs at 48th Avenue Shelter

Guests Share Meals and Stories with the CU Buffs

January 19, 2024
When the University of Colorado football team calls, you answer the phone. In a whirlwind event, and first of its kind for Denver Rescue Mission, the Buffaloes brought three busloads of players and staff members to our 48th Avenue locati…

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