Better Together

Stories from the Colorado & Wyoming Chapters of the American Red Cross

Making Homes Safer in Rocky Ford

It started out sunny and cool as volunteers gathered at the City Hall Chambers building in Rocky Ford on the first day of December. Red Cross volunteers arrived in Red Cross trucks to join the Rocky Ford Fire Department and close to 30 community volunteers. The goal, to make homes safer by installing free smoke Read more about Making Homes Safer in Rocky Ford[…]

California Wildfire Response

UPDATE- Monday, November 26, 2018 – Support continues for the wildfires in California. Some of the volunteers that deployed early in the disaster are returning home while others are beginning to deploy. Nearly 30 Colorado and Wyoming Region disaster responders have been deployed to the California wildfires. Thirteen people from our region remain deployed. Thankfully, Read more about California Wildfire Response[…]

From Military to Red Cross – Veterans Still Serving

“True heroism is remarkably sober, very undramatic. It is not the urge to surpass all others at whatever cost, but the urge to serve others at whatever cost.” – Arthur Ashe On Veterans Day the American Red Cross thanks all of the veterans who have given their lives to protect our great country. We especially appreciate Read more about From Military to Red Cross – Veterans Still Serving[…]

Who’s Your Hero? Nominate one today!

  We’re Looking for Hometown Heroes – Ordinary People Doing Extraordinary Things The American Red Cross of Colorado is looking for local heroes to honor at our three Hometown Heroes events in 2019. We need your help in finding people that deserve recognition. A Hometown Hero is typically a local person or organization in our community Read more about Who’s Your Hero? Nominate one today![…]

Tips to Help Keep Trick-or-Treaters Safe this Halloween

Red Cross of Colorado & Wyoming, October 29, 2018 — Halloween, one of the most popular holidays in this country, is just days away. Little witches, ghosts, pirates and superheroes will soon take to the streets for trick-or-treat fun, and the American Red Cross has tips to help everyone stay safe while enjoying the festivities. Here Read more about Tips to Help Keep Trick-or-Treaters Safe this Halloween[…]

Supporting Recovery After Typhoon Yutu

Updated: Thursday, November 1, 2018, 9 A.M. The American Red Cross of Colorado & Wyoming is sending disaster volunteers the Mariana Islands in the Central Pacific. The islands are located southeast of Japan and are divided into two U.S. jurisdictions – the Northern Mariana Islands and the territory of Guam. Three disaster responders from Colorado Read more about Supporting Recovery After Typhoon Yutu[…]

Red Cross Disaster Volunteers Deploying for Hurricane Michael

Updated Information: Monday, October 22, 2018, 1 P.M. The devastation caused by Hurricane Michael is a stark reality for thousands of people living in areas impacted by the deadly storm. More than a week later, some people now know their home is gone. Some continue to live without power, running water and other basic necessities. Read more about Red Cross Disaster Volunteers Deploying for Hurricane Michael[…]

We Helped 113 People in September

American Red Cross of Colorado & Wyoming, Thursday, October 18, 2018 – September was a busy month for the Red Cross nationally and locally. Hurricane Florence brought flooding and devastation to the Carolinas while wildfires raged in California and hurricanes threatened the central Pacific.  The Colorado & Wyoming Region rallied to support those affected sending Read more about We Helped 113 People in September[…]