We helped 222 People Recover in December

American Red Cross of Colorado & Wyoming, January 7, 2019 – The end of 2018 was indicative of the entire year with multiple opportunities to help families recover from disasters. Our amazing disaster volunteers provided direct support to 222 people during December. In addition, many of our volunteers spent their holidays away from home helping Read more about We helped 222 People Recover in December[…]

Our Volunteers Helping In California across the Holidays

Story by Kate Walters Local Red Cross volunteers from Colorado & Wyoming have recently traveled to Northern California to help in the aftermath of The Camp Fire, They have, or will, spend their holidays away from their families while they help others. The Red Cross focus of the humanitarian effort in California shifts toward recovery Read more about Our Volunteers Helping In California across the Holidays[…]

We helped 122 people in November

Wednesday, December 12, 2018 – The month of November continued to see our disaster responders deployed across an 8,000-mile disaster area. From the east coast hurricane relief, across the country to the California wildfires and then across the ocean to Saipan in the Northern Marinas Islands. We deployed 30 responders to the California Wildfires, 6 to Read more about We helped 122 people in November[…]

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[…]

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[…]

Supporting Basalt Apartment Evacuation

  Update: Wednesday, October 3, 2018, 9 A.M. – The Red Cross with the help of the Roaring Fork Apartments property management took care of residents who were evacuated do to the water break on Tuesday. Meals were provided Tuesday evening and meetings were held with the residents to determine needs. By 11 PM Tuesday, Read more about Supporting Basalt Apartment Evacuation[…]