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[…]

Response to Badger Creek Fire

UPDATE:Friday, June 15, 2018 The Red Cross of Wyoming provided support for one person that was evacuated due to the wildfire. That person received support for temporary lodging and support for other needs. Red Cross continues to work with local, state and federal agencies, as well as local partners, to monitor the wildfire suppression progress. Read more about Response to Badger Creek Fire[…]

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[…]

Red Cross Opens Evacuation Shelter for Laramie Wildfire

Tuesday, March 6, 2018, 8:a.m.: Laramie Wildfire Update: Red Cross closed the evacuation center located at Albany County Fairgrounds. The wildfire spread to a mobile home park, Wade’s Mobile Manor, Monday afternoon and all 65 homes were evacuated. Ten homes were destroyed, although two homes were vacant. Red Cross opened an evacuation center and provided Read more about Red Cross Opens Evacuation Shelter for Laramie Wildfire[…]

Red Cross Assists 166 People After Disaster in October; Thanks Partners for Support.

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 a fire starts in your Read more about Red Cross Assists 166 People After Disaster in October; Thanks Partners for Support.[…]

Here When You Need Us; No Matter Your Rank

Every day, the American Red Cross provides 24/7 global emergency communication services and support to members of the military community and their families. Through a network of volunteers and staff, we are here when you need us; no matter your rank. Recently, we had the honor to talk with Major General Reiner, Adjutant General for Wyoming, about his Read more about Here When You Need Us; No Matter Your Rank[…]

Here When You Need Us; No Matter Your Rank

Every day, the American Red Cross provides 24/7 global emergency communication services and support to members of the military community and their families. Through a network of volunteers and staff, we are here when you need us; no matter your rank. Recently, we had the honor to talk with Major General Reiner, Adjutant General for Read more about Here When You Need Us; No Matter Your Rank[…]

Better Together; Partnerships Prepare Communities

  The Wind River Indian Reservation has seen disaster numerous times with past flooding, and this year will be no exception. When the Red Cross responds to flooded homes it’s not just another house, but community members who have immediate needs. “It’s a great feeling when you can come alongside and offer assistance. It’s an Read more about Better Together; Partnerships Prepare Communities[…]