Magic in the Making: Kids at the Mission
Stories of Changed Lives July 30th, 2019

Magic in the Making: Kids at the Mission

Imagine a room where once you step in, the world around you is magically It’s a room where you can slay dragons with Pippi Longstocking and hitch a ride to the land of Narnia with It’s a room where you c...
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Letter from the CEO: August 2019
Stories of Changed Lives July 30th, 2019

Letter from the CEO: August 2019

Dear Friends, When I see children with their parents panhandling on the streets of Denver, it just tears me I wonder what has gone wrong that this family is now in the position of having to beg for As we kno...
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Letter from the CEO: July 2019
Stories of Changed Lives July 1st, 2019

Letter from the CEO: July 2019

Dear Friends, Recently, I had the great honor of being asked to give the benediction at Denver Seminary’s I used a Franciscan Benediction that I believe is appropriate for a seminary graduate but it speaks...
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Be The Example: Steven’s Path to Sobriety
Stories of Changed Lives July 1st, 2019

Be The Example: Steven’s Path to Sobriety

365—the number of days Steven had been As he sat on the bus back from his 12 Step Fellowship meeting, he rubbed his one-year chip between his fingers and contemplated how far he had come in that time to ov...
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Positive Steps: One man’s journey out of darkness
Stories of Changed Lives July 1st, 2019

Positive Steps: One man’s journey out of darkness

Each path out of homelessness is unique to the Regardless of statistics and pervasive societal issues, men and women have to address the problems that led them to the Often, people have to deal with signific...
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Letter from Director: July 2019
Stories of Changed Lives July 1st, 2019

Letter from Director: July 2019

Dear Friends, Have you ever seen someone rise from the ashes of a disappointment or failure and regain their honor and dignity? It is one of the most satisfying feelings! It’s why we go to the movies, read...
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Break the Sigma: Myths About Homelessness
Stories of Changed Lives June 2nd, 2019

Break the Sigma: Myths About Homelessness

Homelessness is surrounded by many myths and half-truths, but to really understand the issues around homelessness, its causes and real solutions, we have to overcome some common myths like these.

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Letter From The CEO: June 2019
Stories of Changed Lives June 1st, 2019

Letter From The CEO: June 2019

Dear Friends, Recently, there were some phone calls that came into Francis Center, a day shelter not too far from the Mission, and Denver Rescue The calls were like some others we have received in the past, ...
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Letter From the CEO: May 2019
Stories of Changed Lives April 24th, 2019

Letter From the CEO: May 2019

Dear Friends, I am often asked, “How do we solve the issue of homelessness?” During my 20 years at the Mission, I have learned there is no single solution to solving this complex If there was, we would h...
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Moving Forward: How We Work Together To Change Lives
Stories of Changed Lives April 24th, 2019

Moving Forward: How We Work Together To Change Lives

When she speaks, Margarita does so with a wisdom that only comes with She’s from Barcelona and moved to the states to go to college (she graduated from UC She used to live in a duplex, but when they raised...
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