HOW TO HELP THOSE AFFECTED BY
WILDFIRES IN COLORADO
FINANCIAL GIFTS ARE THE BEST WAY TO HELP!
FINANCIAL SUPPORT TO VOLUNTARY AGENCIES RESPONDING TO DISASTERS IS THE MOST EFFECTIVE WAY TO HELP
Cash allows disaster agencies to purchase exactly what is needed.
To make a financial gift to the organization of your choice, dial 2-1-1 (or 1-866-485-0211) for a list of reputable agencies responding to the disaster.
Member agencies of Colorado Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster does not promote one charity over another. Please donate to a charity of your choice. At this time, the following charities are responding to multiple wildfires in Colorado.
Agencies Responding to Boulder Fire:
American Red Cross
Agencies Responding to Waldo Fire:
American Red Cross
The Salvation Army
Designate to Disaster Relief
Poudre Canyon Volunteer Fire Department
PO Box 364 LaPorte, CO 80535-0364The local Canyon Utilities is helping by taking credit card donations over the phone, please dial (970) 881-2262.
DO NOT GO TO THE SCENE OF A DISASTER
The arrival of unexpected volunteers will interfere with response efforts.
STAY SAFE by volunteering with a reputable agency!
Volunteers will be needed most during the recovery phase. Please be patient and WAIT until relief agencies can train you and use your help.
Pleaseto sign up to volunteer and list in the ‘Comments’ section the name of the fire you would like to give your time to. If a volunteer need is identified, you will be contacted by the agency that can utilize your skills.
A limited number of volunteer opportunities have been identified to assist at the Donations Collection Center for the High Park Fire. Shifts are from 7:45am-12:00pm, 11:45am-4:00pm, 3:45pm-8:00pm everyday of the week. In the ‘Comments’ section, please list your availability (date and desired shift). Please wait for the Donations Collection Center representative to contact you to schedule you for a shift- do not self deploy to the Donations Collection Center.
To make a financial contribution to the organization of your choice, please dial 2-1-1 (or 1-866-485-0211 ) for a list of reputable agencies responding to disasters in Colorado.