Homeless

Change collection containers were installed two years ago in an effort to support Denver’s Road Home, the city’s plan to end homelessness, raising more than $170,000 to date. There are two containers located before the A-security checkpoint pictured here in addition to one located before the south security screening checkpoint and another before the north security screening checkpoint (credit: DIA)

DIA Travelers Give $170,000 To Homeless In Spare Change Program

Travelers have donated more than $170,000 to the homeless over the past two years through a program that sets up spare change receptacles at security checkpoints at Denver International Airport.

02/10/2015

Hancock on homelessness

Students Wear Pajamas To Class For Homeless Awareness

Students who went to class at dozens of schools in Denver didn’t bother to get dressed on Thursday. They stayed in their pajamas all day but it’s all for a good cause.

02/06/2015

Southwest Rink at Skyline Park (credit: CBS)

10th Annual ‘PJ Day’ At Skyline Park Ice Rink Brings Attention To Homelessness

Ice skaters in pajamas will take over the Southwest Rink at Skyline Park on Wednesday to bring attention to homelessness.

02/02/2015

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Lawrence Street Community Center Will Be New Refuge For Denver’s Homeless

Denver city officials celebrated the groundbreaking of the Lawrence Street Community Center on Tuesday.

01/27/2015

Homeless people outside the Denver Rescue Mission 
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Homeless Shelter Supervisor Makes Hard Decisions During Bitter Cold

As temperatures start to drop Denver homeless shelters are trying to make sure nobody is left out in the cold.

12/28/2014

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Interfaith Efforts Aids Hundreds Of Denver Homeless On Christmas

Hundreds of volunteers from different faiths brightened the holidays for hundreds of homeless in Denver on Christmas Day.

12/25/2014

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Volunteers Of America Helps Those Down On Their Luck At Family Motel

Life deals many people a bad hand, and some of those struggling the most are lucky to find an old motel in west Denver.

12/19/2014

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Salvation Army Partners With City To Set Up Emergency Shelters For Homeless Women

Peggy Blackwell spent sundown looking for a place to stay. Every night, it’s a challenge to find somewhere warm and safe.

11/12/2014

Donna Gregory (credit: Douglas County Sheriff)

Granddaughter Faces Charges In Violent Home Invasion

A Parker man is recovering from serious injuries after being wounded in a home invasion that his granddaughter allegedly organized.

10/01/2014

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Pot Draws Homeless To Colorado In Search Of Work

Legal pot is attracting another demographic: the homeless, some of whom trek to the state in hopes of landing a job in the industry.

09/25/2014

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