A Long Walk Home

Posted by shelterkc on November 6, 2019Category Client Story

On a brutally cold day last winter, Eric found himself at the end of his hope. “For more than 18 hours I hid from security at North Kansas City...

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Thanksgiving at Shelter KC

Posted by shelterkc on November 1, 2019Category News and Updates

THANKSGIVING is a special time at Shelter KC. Each year, our staff and volunteers prepare to serve and love homeless men and women who come through our doors, as...

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SEE, I AM DOING A NEW THING!

Posted by shelterkc on August 14, 2019Category News and Updates

An Important Message from Rev. Joe Colaizzi, Executive Director YOU’VE PROBABLY SEEN ONE — a roadside map with a red dot which proclaimed “YOU ARE HERE.” It was a...

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Joe gestures person to come inside the door of Shelter KC

“WE URGE YOU TO JOIN US!”

Posted by shelterkc on December 25, 2018Category Donor Story

DENNY AND CARL BOLTE are close and active brothers who, now in their mid-90s, are deeply committed to their community ... including those surviving on the streets. Both rarely...

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Joe’s 2018 Christmas Letter

Posted by shelterkc on December 25, 2018Category Client Story

CHRISTMAS HAPPENS A LOT at Kansas City Rescue Mission. You see, Christmas marks the moment in time when God stepped into the confusion of a dark and dying world...

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Follow the Sign

Posted by shelterkc on October 3, 2018Category Client Story

At Shelter KC we see God's vision come to light every day in big and small ways. This is the story of Eugene and God's sign to him through...

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