Passing the Torch

Posted by shelterkc on November 12, 2019Category News and Updates

An important message from Rev. Joe Colaizzi As you may well imagine, it won’t be easy for me to say goodbye a few months from now when I step...

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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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“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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