Making Colorado Homes Safer

The American Red Cross of Colorado will be hard at work making homes safer in Greeley and Pueblo West. In honor of the Martin Luther King, Jr Day of Service, January 21, 2019, Red Cross volunteers, local fire departments and community volunteers will be making homes safer by installing free smoke alarms in the communities Read more about Making Colorado Homes Safer[…]

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[…]

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[…]

Celebrating Heroes in Northern Colorado

Every day in our community ordinary people perform extraordinary acts of courage, compassion, community service, and/or life-saving. Those people often respond to emergency situations where time is critical. They step up, see the need and follow through. The American Red Cross of Northern Colorado held a special dinner at the Pelican Lake Golf Club, on Read more about Celebrating Heroes in Northern Colorado[…]

Log “Worked” and “On-call” Hours Separately

We appreciate that some of you set aside so much personal time to be on-call. Unfortunately, Red Cross can’t take credit for “on-call” hours in the same way as “worked” hours. That’s why, when you do work while on-call, it’s important to log those hours separately! What counts as work? Time you spend organizing, preparing Read more about Log “Worked” and “On-call” Hours Separately[…]

Volunteers and Donors Make It Happen

When the path of Hurricane Harvey became more apparent, our Red Cross volunteers got ready to help. It was clear that local volunteers and resources will be completely overwhelmed even before the rain began and Red Cross rallied national resources knowing that the need would be tremendous. Similarly, when Hurricanes Irma, Nate and Maria threatened, Read more about Volunteers and Donors Make It Happen[…]