Diocese of Colorado

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October 10, 2014

The following is an account of Josefina and her family, participants at Metro CareRing in Denver, Colorado.

Josefina, a Metro CareRing participant who had been receiving occasional food assistance for several years, met with a Resource Specialist to discuss some financial problems that...

October 10, 2014

The following is an account of Dan and Teresa, participants at Metro CareRing:

Dan and Teresa had both lost their jobs in the previous two weeks and were visiting Metro CareRing for the first time. Dan commented, "Last year, we donated food. I never thought we'd be on the other end.” As...

October 10, 2014

The following is an account of Claudine, a participant at Metro CareRing in Denver, Colorado.

Claudine recently went through a divorce.  Her husband had been the primary breadwinner in the household, and after the divorce Claudine was “dead broke,” as she described it. She was living...

October 10, 2014

The following is an account of Claudine, a participant at Metro CareRing in Denver, Colorado.

Claudine recently went through a divorce.  Her husband had been the primary breadwinner in the household, and after the divorce Claudine was “dead broke,” as she described it. She was living...

October 10, 2014

The following story is a first-person account from Joe, a participant at Metro CareRing in Denver, Colorado.

I have been coming to Metro CareRing off and on for several years, and I can honestly tell you that the organization has changed my life. I used to be out on the streets, homeless...

October 10, 2014

By: Christopher Sikkema

Kyle Endres took on the job of Development and Communications specialist at Metro CareRing for a few reasons-- he's passionate about providing healthy and nutritious food to people, he cares deeply about nutrition education, and perhaps most importantly, he wants to deal with misconceptions...

October 1, 2014

By: Christopher Sikkema

St. Barnabas of the Valley Episcopal Church, in Cortez, Colorado, feeds people. Spiritually, emotionally or physically, the church has found a calling in satiating people’s needs, and especially so in their feeding ministry, Grace’s Kitchen.

Started in 1998, Grace’s Kitchen provides one...

September 30, 2014

By: Christopher Sikkema

Two years ago, Jan led a comfortable and prosperous life in her small Colorado community. In her early 60s, she found herself running a successful business, owning a house and genuinely enjoying life. She was independent, quick and hard-working. When she was diagnosed with cancer, however, her...

September 17, 2013

Chris (L) and Shanda Roberson (C) carry a flood soaked antique trunk from their garage in Longmont, Colorado September 16, with son Rowen (R) looking on. Seven people were confirmed dead and at least 1,500 homes destroyed in Colorado after a week of rare, torrential...

October 19, 2012

Today, the St. Francis Center in Denver is a long-established refuge for homeless men and women in Denver, providing a place where up to 800 individuals a day may come to shower, get a change of clothes, see a doctor, store their belongings, get their mail or simply find a place of warmth and...

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