December 9 is Colorado Gives Day. Donations made to participating non-profits through ColoradoGives.org will be allocated a portion of the funds provided by FirstBank. This year, FirstBank has generously contributed $1 million to encourage philanthropy in Colorado.
ColoradoGives.org (CG) is year-round an online resource featuring nearly 1,500 nonprofits in Colorado. Thanks to the Community First Foundation, ColoradoGives.org makes supporting local nonprofits online simple and comprehensive wi…
Join Us! Acompáñanos!
Tuesday, December 16 - Martes, 16 de Diciembre
5:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Las Posadas is a traditional Hispanic Advent celebration symbolizing the search of Mary and Joseph for a place for Jesus to be born. Participants act out Mary and Joseph asking for shelter by forming a procession and singing a traditional song at the door that represents the "inn."
For us at Catholic Charities, we observe this ritual knowing full well that, like the innkeepers, we are often mor…
The Empty Stocking Fund (ESF) has partnered with non-profits in the Pikes Peak Region for over 30 years to help community members in crisis and assist others in reaching self-sufficiency. The Marian House will be an ESF recipient for the 14th year in a row. Add Staff, Wells Fargo Bank, the Gazette, and the El Pomar Foundation cover all the adminstrative costs of the campagin, allowing 100% of every dollar donated to go directly to the services provided to people in need. Futhermore, every…
Did you know…chances are, at least one person that you saw this week didn’t have enough money to eat dinner last night.
The fact is seventeen out of a hundred people in Colorado Springs are considered the working poor. But chances are you will never know their faces. They live in the shadows some too embarrassed or too proud to ask for help. And while you may never know their faces the Marian House does.
When you donate a meal or volunteer you are helping bring their need into focus…
Colorado Springs Food Rescue and the Marian House are on NBC! Marian House has partnered with Colorado Springs Food Rescue (CSFR) since it began in the Fall of 2013. CSFR was originally founded by Colorado College students concerned with food waste. The concept is to redistribute perfectly good food such as day-old bread, blemished produce and unserved food normally thrown away by restaurants, grocers, cafeterias, etc., and deliver it to organizations such as the Marian House Soup Kitchen to…
Catholic Charities has entered into a partnership with Peak Vista Community Health Center's First Visitor Program, the local sponsor of Bright Beginnings. During their first three years of life, children need special support in their physical, emotional, and intellectual development. Bright Beginnings provides parents with age appropriate tools and information to engage their children to support their early development during the critical first years.
Through three of our programs - Life Supp…
Thank you to our Marian House Sponsor a Day participants! Your sponsorship covers the cost of all meals served on the sponsor day at the soup kitchen.
The Marian House Sponsor a Day Program (MSP) enables businesses, churches, schools, fraternal organizations, board of directors, groups, families, and individuals to sponsor the meals served at the Marian House Soup Kitchen for a specific day. The day can be sponsored or designated in honor of an entity such as an individual, organization, bus…
The new computer lab is fully operational. Marco Clark, a Community Outreach Services Assistant, is leading the lab activities. Since opening the doors on the lab on June 24th, the lab has shown the impact technology has on self-sufficiency. The computer lab curriculum is designed to help increase independence through technology. Clients are able to sign up twice a week for training or assistance on topics from Computer/Email Basics to Career Planning/Resume Building.
Life Support Services serves hundreds of children each month, providing basic needs like baby food, diapers, children's clothing, and school supplies. We are currently in need of the following items:
Baby Food (All Stages)
Parents' Choice Formula (or any brand): Soy, Premium, and Gentle
All donations can be dropped off at 14 West Bijou Street, west side of the building at the dock between the hours of 8:00 am – 2:00 pm, Monday – Saturday. Thank you for your generosity and support!…