Red Cross responded to 95 events, assisting 245 people in August

Denver, September 18, 2018 – The American Red Cross of Colorado and Wyoming provided a variety of services across the two-state region ranging from wildfire and flood response to single family fire responses and home fire safety smoke alarm installations. Our volunteers were deployed as far away as Hawaii for Hurricane Lane,  California for the Read more about Red Cross responded to 95 events, assisting 245 people in August[…]

Red Cross provided aid to 134 people in February

American Red Cross of Colorado & Wyoming, March 8, 2018 – Daylight Saving Time is this weekend and the American Red Cross reminds everyone to TEST the batteries in their smoke alarms as they TURN their clocks ahead an hour. “It’s important for everyone to make sure their household is ready,” said Mike Masto, Regional Disaster Officer in Colorado and Wyoming. “A disaster like Read more about Red Cross provided aid to 134 people in February[…]

Disaster Relief for 108 people in December and Simple Steps to Save Lives

American Red Cross of Colorado & Wyoming, January 8, 2018 – On Average, Red Cross volunteers are responding to home fires two to three time each day in the two-state region. Nearly all of those calls for help come after a home fire.  “We’re deeply saddened for those who have been impacted by disaster, such Read more about Disaster Relief for 108 people in December and Simple Steps to Save Lives[…]

Red Cross responds to help 181 people in November; a 4-week period ending December 3, 2017

American Red Cross of Colorado & Wyoming, December 5, 2017 –  Disaster knows no holiday. In fact, we find around the holidays to be one of the more common times for disaster to strike. In the month of November our volunteers responded to multiple calls for assistance from disasters such as floods, fires and collapsed Read more about Red Cross responds to help 181 people in November; a 4-week period ending December 3, 2017[…]

October Disaster Response Helps 166 People; Thank You to Partners

American Red Cross of Colorado & Wyoming, November 6, 2017 — Every day, volunteers continue to meet the needs of individuals and families who have suffered from disaster. In the past 5 weeks, 166 people needed our assistance. In addition to the response, we are also helping people prepare.   Did you know that if Read more about October Disaster Response Helps 166 People; Thank You to Partners[…]

The Big Picture; An overview of the last eight weeks

The Red Cross is on the ground, part of a large team of agencies and organizations responding to provide help to communities turned upside-down. In the last eight weeks, the American Red Cross has launched wide-ranging relief efforts to help people devastated by three historic, back-to-back hurricanes—Harvey, Irma, and Maria. We have supported the community Read more about The Big Picture; An overview of the last eight weeks[…]

Help for 219 People During September, 2017

  American Red Cross of Colorado & Wyoming, October 5, 2017- The American Red Cross of Colorado & Wyoming responded to more than 100 calls in September, an increase of more than 140% of those experienced during the month of August. Of the 219 people helped by Red Cross, more than 84 were children under the Read more about Help for 219 People During September, 2017[…]

Red Cross helps 110 people after disasters during July 2017

American Red Cross of Colorado & Wyoming, July 31, 2017 — The American Red Cross of Colorado & Wyoming responds to calls for assistance, on average, twice to three times a day. From flooding and house fires, or damage caused by weather, Red Cross volunteers respond to provide help and hope 24 hours a day and Read more about Red Cross helps 110 people after disasters during July 2017[…]

Red Cross helps 133 people after disasters during April 2017

Red Cross responder in front of an apartment fire. Photo:American Red Cross American Red Cross of Colorado & Wyoming, May 3, 2017 — The American Red Cross of Colorado & Wyoming responded to calls for assistance, on average, twice to three times a day to disasters of all types. From flooding and house fires, to Read more about Red Cross helps 133 people after disasters during April 2017[…]