Grace and Responsibility: Fort Collins Rescue Mission & Harvest Farm Year in Review
News January 4th, 2022

Grace and Responsibility: Fort Collins Rescue Mission & Harvest Farm Year in Review

With your generous support in 2021, people like Michael and Desiree are no longer suffering on the streets. While this year continued to bring changes due to the pandemic, our responsibility as an organizati...
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Spreading Christmas Cheer After Another Challenging Year
News December 27th, 2021

Spreading Christmas Cheer After Another Challenging Year

Christmas has been in full swing at Fort Collins Rescue Mission! On Wednesday our guests were served a "Buddy the Elf" themed breakfast, and on the evening of Thursday, December 23, we served a delicious Chr...
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From Being Helped to Helping
Stories of Changed Lives December 1st, 2021

From Being Helped to Helping

When Brad moved to Colorado from Illinois 18 years ago, he thought he was escaping a life of addiction. However, addiction’s grasp made it hard to escape the thought of I want more, I need more. When that ...
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4 Misconceptions About Relapse
Stories of Changed Lives October 1st, 2021

4 Misconceptions About Relapse

Relapse is a harsh reality for many who come to us for help, but with the right coping mechanisms and a strong support system, it can be prevented. There are many misconceptions about relapse that place blam...
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Faces of the Mission: Michael's Story
Stories of Changed Lives August 12th, 2021

Faces of the Mission: Michael's Story

Michael was only 15 years old when his mother dropped him off at a children’s home. It was Thanksgiving Day, a day that for Michael, would ultimately lead to a life of uncertainty.
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A Day in the Life of a Frontline Employee
Stories of Changed Lives August 1st, 2021

A Day in the Life of a Frontline Employee

Desiree Anthony is more than an emergency services and community outreach coordinator at Fort Collins Rescue Mission. She’s an advocate. Her days are filled with plans that are constantly changing but a go...
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The Time to Heal: A Story of Restoration Between Father and Son
Stories of Changed Lives April 1st, 2021

The Time to Heal: A Story of Restoration Between Father and Son

Eric and his son Christian had a broken relationship for most of Christian’s life. During Eric’s time in the New Life Program (NLP) at Harvest Farm, his biggest motivation in his addiction recovery was t...
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A Home for the Holidays: Michael's Transformative Journey
Stories of Changed Lives December 1st, 2020

A Home for the Holidays: Michael's Transformative Journey

On a frigid night in October 2019, Desiree Anthony, emergency services and community outreach coordinator at Fort Collins Rescue Mission, saw Michael trudging through the snow with his walker to attend the M...
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Harvest Farm: A Refuge for Recovery
Featured October 28th, 2020

Harvest Farm: A Refuge for Recovery

Harvest Farm, a 100-acre farm in Wellington, is a refuge for men to overcome addiction and homelessness. Dan, one of the participants in the Farm’s New Life Program, struggled with alcoholism until he made...
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The Ripple Effect: NLP Graduates Give Back
Stories of Changed Lives October 1st, 2020

The Ripple Effect: NLP Graduates Give Back

Like a stone dropped in a pond creating ripples that move outward, one life changed through Harvest Farm has the power to transform many more. The Peer Leader Program allows this ripple effect to happen.
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