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While we seek to meet the immediate needs of our homeless neighbors, our ultimate goal is to provide the support and tools necessary to create lasting change. Sometimes, with some patience, faith and a lot of love, we see lives completely transformed.

A hospitality that would not die: Shawn’s Story

A hospitality that would not die: Shawn’s Story

Shawn goes by many names at Springs Rescue Mission: Big Shawn, Chef Shawn, “success story.” But that wasn’t always true. For years, he was known as an addict, a bum, a dealer — a lost cause. Shawn was born and raised in Colorado Springs, and for the first 32 years of... read more
Our Prayer Requests: November 2019

Our Prayer Requests: November 2019

The following are prayer requests submitted by neighbors struggling with homelessness, poverty and addiction. Please join Springs Rescue Mission staff and our faith community as we remember these precious neighbors in our daily prayers: “I miss my family and I... read more
A Month in Review: October 2019

A Month in Review: October 2019

Thanks to caring neighbors like you, hundreds of people found refuge at Springs Rescue Mission during the recent storms. And soon, we’ll serve Thanksgiving meals to those who need it most. Scroll down to find read more of the highlights of October, plus read... read more
Raise your awareness while having fun

Raise your awareness while having fun

November is recognized as National Homeless Awareness Month, so we thought we’d throw out a few ideas of how you can help the homeless in the Colorado Springs community – and maybe have a little fun too. If you’re in town, check out the following events in the... read more
Top 5 Ways to Help the Homeless

Top 5 Ways to Help the Homeless

“When I was a boy and I would see scary things in the news, my mother would say to me, ‘ Look for the helpers. You will always find people who are helping.” – Fred Rogers Wanting to be a helper is human nature. We all see people on the street —... read more

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