Not all who serve our country wear a uniform

Not all who serve our country wear a uniform… Deckers, Colorado, July 30-31, 2018 – Story by Kate Walters, photos by Walter Palmer & Kate Walters/American Red Cross Volunteers At first glance, Camp Corral looks just like any other fun-in-the-sun summer camp. That’s because it is just that. Like most summer camps, this is a Read more about Not all who serve our country wear a uniform[…]

Westbury Apartment Fire Support

Update: Monday, July 23, 2018, 3PM: All but one resident have been accounted for and casework support provided. The Red Cross has closed the service center at the Silver Hills Middle School. Anyone needing Red Cross assistance should call 1-800-417-0495. —————————————————————————— Denver, Monday, July 23,2018, 10 AM – Disaster volunteers from the American Red Cross of Read more about Westbury Apartment Fire Support[…]

Remembrance, Resilience and Recovery in Santa Fe, TX

Wednesday, May 30 – Colorado Springs – By Kate Walters – Three volunteers from The American Red Cross of Colorado & Wyoming Region are part of the team in Santa Fe, Texas, as they wrap up the powerful support services that have been offered there. On May 18, a student at Santa Fe High School Read more about Remembrance, Resilience and Recovery in Santa Fe, TX[…]

Red Cross Shelter Closed for 117 Fire

Colorado Springs, CO, Thursday. April 19, 2018, 11:00 a.m. – The American Red Cross has closed the shelter for the 117 fire in El Paso County. The shelter was at the Fountain Valley Baptist Church in Fountain, Colorado. Red Cross volunteers cleared cots and equipment from the shelter this morning and returned the facility to Read more about Red Cross Shelter Closed for 117 Fire[…]

It’s Severe Weather Awareness Week; Be aware and prepared!

Story by John Nolte, Volunteer/Public Affairs Storytelling, Mile High Chapter, CO – Monday, April 16, 2018, 4 P.M. Springtime brings warmer temperatures, green foliage, beautiful flowers and the threat of severe weather to Colorado and Wyoming. Last year’s hailstorm in the Denver Metro area on May 8th 2017 was the most expensive hailstorm in Colorado’s history according to the Read more about It’s Severe Weather Awareness Week; Be aware and prepared![…]

Southeastern Colorado Red Cross volunteers help home fire victims take a brave step forward.

Residents of the Sunstone Townhomes return to the scene.   Story and photos by Kate Walters, Volunteer/Public Affairs Colorado Springs, CO, Friday, April 13, 2018, 7 P.M.   On March 26, twenty townhomes were destroyed by fire leaving sixty residents displaced. Today, many of the Sunstone Townhomes residents took a brave step forward as they Read more about Southeastern Colorado Red Cross volunteers help home fire victims take a brave step forward.[…]