Volunteers Make a Difference…and It Shows!

Hurricane Florence Response – American Red Cross volunteers from across the country have been delivering food, water and supplies across the Carolinas following Hurricane Florence and unprecedented flooding. They have also brought hope and caring to the hard hit regions. Why do they leave their homes and travel to a disaster area? Because they care! Read more about Volunteers Make a Difference…and It Shows![…]

Red Cross Support for Roosevelt Fire

Roosevelt Fire on September 30, 2018. Photo courtesy Alicia Whissel, Red Cross Monday, October 1, 2018 – The American Red Cross continues to provide support for people affected by the Roosevelt Fire in Bridger-Teton National Forest. According to the US Forest Service web site for the Roosevelt Fire (https://inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/6212/) the fire has grown to over Read more about Red Cross Support for Roosevelt Fire[…]

Disaster Workers Deploying to Support Potential Disasters

Workers Staging Ahead of Storms From East Coast to Central Pacific Denver, Monday, September 10, 2018 – The American Red Cross of Colorado & Wyoming is sending disaster workers in anticipation of large sale disasters due to hurricanes in the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans. Catastrophic flooding and strong winds may cause large scale evacuations this Read more about Disaster Workers Deploying to Support Potential Disasters[…]

CoBank Announces $100,000 Gift To American Red Cross In Support Of U.S. Wildfire Relief

DENVER, August 13, 2018— CoBank, a cooperative bank serving agribusinesses, rural infrastructure providers and Farm Credit associations throughout the United States, today announced a $100,000 gift to the American Red Cross to support wildfire relief efforts throughout the country. Currently, more than 100 wildfires have burned more than 1.6 million acres across 14 states, including Read more about CoBank Announces $100,000 Gift To American Red Cross In Support Of U.S. Wildfire Relief[…]

Evacuation Center for Silver Creek Fire

UPDATE: Thursday, August 16, 2018, 2 PM – The Red Cross shelter in Kremmling has been placed in standby status. Signs are posted on the West Grand Middle School providing a phone number to call should there be a need for overnight sheltering. Red Cross volunteers are also on standby to provide comfort and care Read more about Evacuation Center for Silver Creek Fire[…]

Double Your Donation to Disaster Relief

The American Red Cross of Colorado and Wyoming has been hard at work supporting the people who were evacuated due to the wildfires. They have also been supporting the firefighters, and staffing emergency operations centers in 9 counties. The support provided by the Red Cross could not be done without the support provided by donors. Read more about Double Your Donation to Disaster Relief[…]

Support for Westbury Apartment Fire continues

Red Cross Opens Shelter in Westminster, CO For Westbury Apartment Fire Update: Sunday, July 29, 2018, Noon – The Red Cross has closed the shelter that was opened for the people displaced by the Westbury Apartment Fire. All of the people residing at the shelter have found other living arrangements. The Westbury Fire Donation Center at Read more about Support for Westbury Apartment Fire continues[…]

Red Cross helps after a stormy night

UPDATE:Thursday, July 26, 2018 – Since the flooding episodes began the Red Cross has been working closely with local emergency management and with people whose homes have been impacted. Our disaster action teams and disaster assistance caseworkers have been working hard to help people recover. Our teams responded to flood damaged homes in Aurora, Englewood, Read more about Red Cross helps after a stormy night[…]

Red Cross Opens Multiple Shelters for Wildfires

Update: Friday, July 13, 2018 – All Red Cross shelters for the Colorado Fires of 2018 have been closed. The Red Cross will turn its focus to helping people recover from this disaster. With over 200 homes destroyed by wildfires support will be needed for communities and individuals. If you are in need of Red Cross Read more about Red Cross Opens Multiple Shelters for Wildfires[…]

True Love Burns Eternal – No Matter Where

Story by: Roger Enix The Red Cross shelter in Blanca-Fort Garland hosted a couple with a true love story today (July 4th), undeterred by the Spring Fire.  Steven Williams, his family, and his girlfriend – Brittney Brewer – were visiting Colorado from Tennessee when bad luck and bad timing interrupted Steven’s careful planning.  While camping Read more about True Love Burns Eternal – No Matter Where[…]