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4 years 2 months ago

Catholic Charities event rained out

Some nasty weather will not dampen the enthusiasm of a major fundraising campaign in Colorado Springs. Thursday night, people ran for cover when a huge storm rained out the initial launch of the "Freedom from Poverty" celebration sponsored by Catholic Charities. With hopes of raising $20,000, the event...

4 years 8 months ago

"Tent City" getting worse by the day

It's a part of our community some would rather not talk about; the homeless camps along the creek beds. While it's never been a very clean community, the problem is getting worse as those camps grow. It's some of the most unsanitary conditions one could ever imagine. With the vote...

4 years 10 months ago

Needs of homeless now greater than ever

A drive along Cimmaron and I-25 these days is a sobering one. Rows and rows of homeless are camping out on the water front. It's an unfortunate sign of the economic times. "We began to see it last March." Explains Catholic Charities CEO Jason Christensen, "That was the harbinger of...

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