Volunteers Work to Make Homes Safer in Pueblo West

Story by Melissa Stewart, American Red Cross Every eight minutes, the American Red Cross responds to a disaster. The vast majority of those disasters are home fires. The chances of escaping a home fire increase dramatically with functional smoke alarms and an evacuation plan. The American Red Cross launched the Home Fire Campaign in October Read more about Volunteers Work to Make Homes Safer in Pueblo West[…]

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[…]

Saving Lives in Aurora with Free Smoke Alarms

In partnership with Aurora Fire Department and Xcel Energy, the Red Cross of the Mile High Area will be hosting a Home Fire Campaign in Aurora. This event is open to anyone that would like to help save lives by installing free smoke alarms. The Red Cross welcomes anyone willing to help, including young adults Read more about Saving Lives in Aurora with Free Smoke Alarms[…]

Taking Care of Dad with Free Smoke Alarms

Story and photos by Bill Fortune/American Red Cross At one point or another we all become our “parent’s parents”. Repaying our moms and dads for all of the help they have given us over the years. So it seemed appropriate that you would find a daughter from Tennessee concerned for her 91-year-old dad in Pueblo, Read more about Taking Care of Dad with Free Smoke Alarms[…]

Saving Lives in Walsh, Colorado

Story by Dave Duran Walsh Colorado is a town of approximately 500 people located in Southeastern Colorado only a few miles from the Kansas boarder.  They are regularly impacted by drought, wildfires and severe thunderstorms in the summer months as well as blizzards in the Winter.  There is a powerful sense of community in Walsh Read more about Saving Lives in Walsh, Colorado[…]

Saving Lives One Smoke Alarm at a Time

Saving lives one smoke alarm at a time! By Kate Walters, Volunteer/Public Affairs Every day, seven people die in home fires, most in homes that lack working smoke alarms. Sadly, children and the elderly disproportionately lose their lives. The American Red Cross wants to improve the odds and save lives. From April 28 through May 13 teams Read more about Saving Lives One Smoke Alarm at a Time[…]