Better Together

Stories from the Colorado & Wyoming Chapters of the American Red Cross

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[…]

Our Volunteers Helping In California across the Holidays

Story by Kate Walters Local Red Cross volunteers from Colorado & Wyoming have recently traveled to Northern California to help in the aftermath of The Camp Fire, They have, or will, spend their holidays away from their families while they help others. The Red Cross focus of the humanitarian effort in California shifts toward recovery Read more about Our Volunteers Helping In California across the Holidays[…]

We helped 122 people in November

Wednesday, December 12, 2018 – The month of November continued to see our disaster responders deployed across an 8,000-mile disaster area. From the east coast hurricane relief, across the country to the California wildfires and then across the ocean to Saipan in the Northern Marinas Islands. We deployed 30 responders to the California Wildfires, 6 to Read more about We helped 122 people in November[…]

California Wildfire Response

UPDATE- Monday, November 26, 2018 – Support continues for the wildfires in California. Some of the volunteers that deployed early in the disaster are returning home while others are beginning to deploy. Nearly 30 Colorado and Wyoming Region disaster responders have been deployed to the California wildfires. Thirteen people from our region remain deployed. Thankfully, Read more about California Wildfire Response[…]

From Military to Red Cross – Veterans Still Serving

“True heroism is remarkably sober, very undramatic. It is not the urge to surpass all others at whatever cost, but the urge to serve others at whatever cost.” – Arthur Ashe On Veterans Day the American Red Cross thanks all of the veterans who have given their lives to protect our great country. We especially appreciate Read more about From Military to Red Cross – Veterans Still Serving[…]

Who’s Your Hero? Nominate one today!

  We’re Looking for Hometown Heroes – Ordinary People Doing Extraordinary Things The American Red Cross of Colorado is looking for local heroes to honor at our three Hometown Heroes events in 2019. We need your help in finding people that deserve recognition. A Hometown Hero is typically a local person or organization in our community Read more about Who’s Your Hero? Nominate one today![…]