Fort Collins Rescue Mission meets the needs of those experiencing poverty and homelessness through meals, shelter, and long-term programs. Since 2012, Fort Collins Rescue Mission has been continuing Denver Rescue Mission’s 120-year legacy of changing lives along the Front Range.

If you or a loved one need help, visit our Get Help page or call 303.297.1815.

Fort Collins Rescue Mission is located at 316 Jefferson Street, Fort Collins, CO 80524

Volunteers are the life-blood of the Mission. Short-term and long-term opportunities are available including serving meals, becoming a mentor and more!

Becoming a volunteer is easy. Simply visit our Volunteer Website, create a volunteer profile and choose a serving shift and facility that works with your schedule. (We do ask that you sign up to volunteer on our website and not show up unannounced.)

For more information, call our volunteer hotline at 303.953.3955.

Monetary donations can be made online, by mail or by phone.

Fort Collins Rescue Mission does not support, partner or benefit from any individuals or companies claiming to raise funds through door-to-door solicitations.

If you have any questions of our involvement in a fundraising program, please contact us at 303.297.1815.

The Mission always needs non-perishable food, clothing, hygiene items, furniture, and household items.

Unfortunately, we cannot offer donation pickups in the Fort Collins area, except for vehicle donations.

Fort Collins Rescue Mission operates under Denver Rescue Mission, whose tax I.D. number is 84-6038762.

No, Fort Collins Rescue Mission does not offer rental assistance. Transitional Programs are available in Denver, at Denver Rescue Mission.

No. Please contact your local city/county for assistance programs.


Donating to Fort Collins Rescue Mission

One-time or monthly donations are easy to complete online. Acceptable forms of payment include:

  • Visa, Discover, MasterCard, or American Express credit cards.
  • Linking directly to checking or savings account,
  • PayPal.

When you make an online donation, you will receive an email confirmation message once your donation is complete. Receipts will also be mailed to the address you have provided within 7-10 business days.

We use a secure payment processor to ensure that your credit card information is safe. Sometimes the payment processor may reject your information for unspecified reasons. If the charge has been blocked on your bank statement, we recommend contacting your issuing bank to understand why the charge was blocked.

You can also call us at 303.297.1815 to donate over the phone.

Protecting your online security when you make a donation is our top priority.

Fort Collins Rescue Mission uses industry-leading Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) technology to keep your personal information as secure as possible and protect against the loss, misuse and alteration of the information you entrust to us.

We protect your information by working with partners that provide a secure and safe environment for credit card donations. All information is stored in a secure database. For more information, view our Privacy Policy and Terms of Use.

Donations made to Fort Collins Rescue Mission are 100% tax deductible.

Fort Collins Rescue Mission is owned and operated by Denver Rescue Mission, a registered 501(c)3 charitable organization (EIN: 84-6038762). We issue tax receipts at the time of donation. If you would like to request a receipt for one or more donations you made this year, please contact us.

Some Mission events may include a registration fee, which is often either not tax deductible, or only partially tax deductible.

Please consult with your tax advisor for proper tax treatment of any donations

If you are a monthly donor (or have another form of recurring donation) you can update your donation credit card details on our donor login portal.

If you would like to change or update your credit card information over the phone, please call 303.297.1815 and we will be happy to assist you.

If you do not have a recurring gift set up, our third-party partners do not retain your credit card details. Fort Collins Rescue Mission does not retain credit card numbers for any online donations. Recurring donations are processed by a trusted third-party vendor who meets Level 1 PCI compliance standards. Read our Privacy Policy for details.

You can make adjustments to your donation by calling us at 303.297.1815.

When you give to Fort Collins Rescue Mission, you want to know that your gifts are really making a difference. That’s why we’re committed to helping you understand the real impact of your donations and how your gifts help change lives. See our Financial Accountability page for more details on how your donation has made an impact in our community.

Gifts made to Fort Collins Rescue Mission make a difference locally. Donations are used toward the financial needs of Fort Collins Rescue Mission programs and services as well as programs and services provided at Harvest Farm in Wellington, Colorado.

Yes, gifts can be received through the mail at our main office in Denver. Please mail your donation to the following address:

Fort Collins Rescue Mission
PO Box 5023
Denver, CO 80217

The Mission does not recommend sending cash through the mail.

To change your mailing address, please call 303.297.1815 or contact us online.

Our mailings are one of the ways we report back to our donors about the lives changed because of their support, and they are an important way we receive gifts from our supporters. Often, these mailers serve as a reminder that we need our supporters’ help throughout the year and, without them, we would be unable to continue providing food, shelter and life-changing programs to people in need.

If you want to reduce or change the number of mailings you receive, we’re happy to help. Simply call us at 303.297.1815 or contact us online to update your mail preferences. Any change will take 8-12 weeks to take effect.