New Grant from Wells Fargo to Support Mission Families
News July 15th, 2021

New Grant from Wells Fargo to Support Mission Families

Providing vulnerable families with case management, mentorship and guidance to remain in housing are some of the many services provided through the transitional programs at Denver Rescue Mission...
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Bringing in July with Music, BBQ and Fun: Denver Rescue Mission Celebrates the Fourth of July
News July 6th, 2021

Bringing in July with Music, BBQ and Fun: Denver Rescue Mission Celebrates the Fourth of July

This Fourth of July at Denver Rescue Mission, program participants living at The Crossing were invited to celebrate America’s independence with a delicious barbecue, fun lawn games and wonderful live music...
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A Move With A Purpose: Denver Rescue Mission Transitions Into New 48th Avenue Shelter
News June 30th, 2021

A Move With A Purpose: Denver Rescue Mission Transitions Into New 48th Avenue Shelter

450— that’s the number of lives Denver Rescue Mission is able to change on a daily basis at our new 48th Avenue Center shelter location. The Mission transitioned into the building located at 4600 East 48...
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You Paved the Road to Recovery
Stories of Changed Lives June 30th, 2021

You Paved the Road to Recovery

The power that addiction can have over a person is immense, but some choose the narrow road to In July 2020, Albert, a former Denver Rescue Mission volunteer, found himself in desperate need of the New Life ...
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Letter from Our CEO: July 2021
News June 30th, 2021

Letter from Our CEO: July 2021

It is not unusual for me to get calls from mothers, wives, brothers, or other family members asking about our New Life Program for men. They are concerned about the people they love. After telling them about...
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The Mission in My Words: John Gonzalez on the RiNo 5k
News June 30th, 2021

The Mission in My Words: John Gonzalez on the RiNo 5k

John Gonzalez is the founder and race director of the RiNo 5K. He is a six-year Denverite by way of Austin, Texas, and his running career spans 16 marathons. By day, he works in cyber security and by night, ...
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A Day on the River
News June 25th, 2021

A Day on the River

This Monday morning wasn’t typical. Instead of coffee as a wake-up call, me and some of our program participants and staff were awakened by the sensation of snowmelt on our faces—well, sort of.
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Faces of the Mission: Abari’s Story
Stories of Changed Lives June 8th, 2021

Faces of the Mission: Abari’s Story

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 help.
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Let There Be Light: Lawrence Street Shelter
Stories of Changed Lives June 1st, 2021

Let There Be Light: Lawrence Street Shelter

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 rea...
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The Mission in My Words: Andrea Nicholl on the Lawrence Street Shelter Renovations
News June 1st, 2021

The Mission in My Words: Andrea Nicholl on the Lawrence Street Shelter Renovations

I love working with the DRM staff and on projects in Denver, let alone a building that is more than 100 years old. So much good is represented in this building, and now DRM’s services can be provided to an...
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