At the Denver Rescue Mission children played Santa and went shopping for their parents on Saturday.
The Denver Rescue Mission is providing overnight shelter for those who need it during what’s expected to be below zero temperatures Thursday overnight into Friday.
Christmas is supposed to be a magical time for children and their families but the economic downturn means some of those families are struggling just to stay together.
Hundreds of Denver metro area families will get to have Thanksgiving dinner thanks to the kindness of strangers.
After being worried they would fall well short of the amount of turkeys donated to give to families in need, the Denver Rescue Mission announced Monday they have surpassed their goal of getting 10,000 turkeys.
The Denver Rescue Mission anticipates it’ll need about 10,000 turkeys by Thanksgiving, which is just over a week away. Right now there are less than 1,000 in the freezers.