The Mission Blog
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.
So many faithful donors, neighbors, businesses and other community partners have come together in support of Colorado Springs’ most vulnerable men and women during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Robert’s 23-year military career took him to Bosnia, Iraq and eventually the White House. But when it came time for his retirement in 2017, he looked to use his Army experience in a new career at Springs Rescue Mission. “I’ve always been drawn to helping people...
At an age when most kids are learning to drive and scaring their parents, he was mourning the loss of his own. It was that fateful year that Vince’s father killed his mother and turned the gun on himself.
In this update, you’ll read about some of the highlights of April at the Mission — from graduations and celebration to COVID-19 and new construction.
These are prayer requests submitted by neighbors struggling with homelessness, poverty and addiction. Please join us as we remember these precious neighbors in our daily prayers.
Guests of Springs Rescue Mission recount the ways the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted their daily lives.
Motherhood has been a driving force in Kim’s life. Her mother shaped her life, and she’s made it her mission to do the same for her own daughter Cheyenne.
On April 5, just a week before Easter Sunday, Springs Rescue Mission partnered with the City of Colorado Springs and 13 other community partners to open an “isolation center” to house homeless individuals experiencing symptoms of COVID-19.
As director of addiction and recovery for Springs Rescue Mission, Joel Siebersma heads up the New Life Program and is the organization’s resident expert on mental and emotional health.
As the COVID-19 pandemic begins to plateau and Americans gradually return to their everyday lives, it’s important to consider the silver linings of such a crisis. Not to minimize its impact, but to recognize the great sense of hope, generosity and community that has been left in its wake.