You are Filling Homes with Hope this Thanksgiving
Stories of Changed Lives November 1st, 2021

You are Filling Homes with Hope this Thanksgiving

As Thanksgiving approaches, many people are filling shopping carts full of food to prepare for the holiday.
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4 Misconceptions About Relapse
Stories of Changed Lives October 1st, 2021

4 Misconceptions About Relapse

Relapse is a harsh reality for many who come to us for help, but with the right coping mechanisms and a strong support system, it can be prevented.
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A Mother's Prayer
Stories of Changed Lives September 1st, 2021

A Mother's Prayer

Derricsa wholeheartedly believes in the power of prayer. It’s the foundation of her parenting as a single mother of four. It’s how she wraps up every day with her children during bedtime. It’s the way ...
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A Look at Lynette’s Workday On The Frontlines
Stories of Changed Lives August 1st, 2021

A Look at Lynette’s Workday On The Frontlines

Being on the front lines at the Mission means showing up physically, mentally and spiritually every day to be a shining light for those living in “To be on the front lines means to be here with our guests ...
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Faces of the Mission: Ricardo’s Story
Stories of Changed Lives July 21st, 2021

Faces of the Mission: Ricardo’s Story

“I never thought this would ever happen to me until it actually happened,” Ricardo said. Ricardo has been experiencing homelessness on and off since 2009. It was not addiction that led to his homelessnes...
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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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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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Faces of the Mission: Tishina’s Story
Stories of Changed Lives May 21st, 2021

Faces of the Mission: Tishina’s Story

Tishina poses for the camera shyly, tilting her chin down and looking upward through her lashes. She’s beautiful, with a light dusting of freckles across her cheeks and a sweet smile.
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A Mother's Journey From Fear To Faith
Stories of Changed Lives April 30th, 2021

A Mother's Journey From Fear To Faith

“It’s not just the room and the food. It’s more than that. It’s fellowship here—fellowship of love, compassion and understanding.”
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