More than one million pounds of trash. That’s how much garbage our Quality of Life Team removed as they cleaned up 843 illegal camps last year. That’s enough garbage to fill the back of 1,607 Ford F150 pickup trucks. Not bad for a crew of eight people.
Homelessness is a complex issue. What organizations and agencies does the city work with on this issue and what progress is being made? How can you donate and where does the money go? These are answers everyone needs to know.
In a re-launch of its community-wide giving case, the City of Colorado Springs has joined forces with the Springs Rescue Mission in a Work Engagement program. The HelpCOS My City Project will be supported by donations to the HelpCOS fund.
The City's Outreach Court program will hold its second Warrant Removal Day November 7. This program brings nonprofit case workers alongside the Municipal Court to work collaboratively to address the needs of each person, and marshal resources to both reduce homelessness and reduce the strain on... Read more
The City of Colorado Springs, in conjunction with the Springs Rescue Mission, began cleanup efforts along Mill Street near the Springs Rescue Mission campus. This event was the first of four annual cleanup efforts in the area to protect the character of the Mill Street Neighborhood.
You may recognize the man standing second from the left in this photo. His name is Jacob. He is the guy with the homemade “SMILE” sign with a cut-out for his smiling face. He frequents the area around Acacia Park downtown.