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Sox and Springs Rescue partner to fight homelessness

Sox and Springs Rescue partner to fight homelessness

The Colorado Springs Sky Sox and Springs Rescue Mission will join forces to make a significant and positive impact on the lives of the homeless and hungry in Colorado Springs. For the 2014 season, Sky Sox fans are encouraged to bring non-perishable food, clothing and personal items to every game they attend. The Springs Rescue… Continue Reading Sox and Springs Rescue partner to fight homelessness

State staff to laud Springs Rescue Mission

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State staff to laud Springs Rescue Mission

The Governor’s Office of Community Partnerships, the Colorado Division of Housing and Gov. John Hickenlooper’s chief of staff will visit the Springs Rescue Mission Tuesday to highlight its replication of the governor’s ‘One Congregation-One Family’ model as the Family Mentor Alliance. Working with nine area churches and service providers, the Family Mentor Alliance has helped… Continue Reading State staff to laud Springs Rescue Mission

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This summer was long and difficult for Colorado Springs and the state as a whole: There were droughts, fires, floods and budget cuts — and needs soared. “Two years in a row with major catastrophes in these areas, losing lots and lots of homes … it’s a lot to respond to,” said Larry Yonker, chief… Continue Reading Nonprofits try to put ‘summer slump’ behind them

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Care and Share Food Bank and Springs Rescue Mission have launched a joint region-wide community turkey drive for the 2012 holiday season. The goal is to receive more than 10,000 turkeys, representing protein for an estimated 300,000 meals, at events during Nov. 10-16. “It is only through collaborated efforts of similarly missioned nonprofits that we… Continue Reading Care and Share, SRM team up for 10,000 turkey drive

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Some charities struggle to reach expectations

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With Colorado Springs charities, it seems to be feast or famine these days. Continue Reading Some charities struggle to reach expectations

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Springs Rescue Mission received a $100,000 Daniels Fund grant to support the expansion of its Life Recovery Center, which houses its New Life addiction recovery program for adult men. Since 1996, Springs Rescue Mission has been providing critically needed food, clothing, household supplies and services like the New Life Program to homeless and struggling families… Continue Reading Springs Rescue Mission receives Daniels’ Fund grant

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Springs Rescue still needs turkeys

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Although Springs Rescue has received a total of 550 turkeys for Thanksgiving, they still need about 600 more, the nonprofit says. The turkeys go to El Paso County families in need, as well as a few hundred families at Fort Carson. Every year, Springs Rescue delivers 1,000 turkeys to needy families who would not otherwise… Continue Reading Springs Rescue still needs turkeys

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Springs Rescue Mission needs turkeys

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Hundreds of frozen turkeys are needed to complete food boxes to El Paso County families in need, including a few hundred military families at Fort Carson. Bob Hughes, chief programs officer at Springs Rescue Mission, said that turkey donations were coming in – but at a much slower rate. “We’re on deck to provide about… Continue Reading Springs Rescue Mission needs turkeys

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SRM launches three-year expansion plan

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The Springs Rescue Mission is beginning the first steps to expand its mission and role in the community. The nonprofit focuses on helping the poor and homeless in the Pikes Peak area, and its new plan will help people move into more stable lives, said CEO Joe Vazquez. The first phase includes the Supportive Family… Continue Reading SRM launches three-year expansion plan

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Springs Rescue Mission expands programs

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Springs Rescue Mission has a new plan to assist the homeless after the City Council passed a ban on homeless camping on public property. The mission will expand its available bed capacity within its New Life Recovery program, a one-year residential program that helps people transition from life on the streets to permanent housing. It… Continue Reading Springs Rescue Mission expands programs

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