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How You Can Help Victims of the Marshall Fire

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First and foremost, our hearts go out to the residents of Boulder County as they deal with the effects of the devastating Marshall Fire that occurred last week. In response, we would love to share some ways that you can help.

Photo courtesy of the Denver Post
Monetary Donations

The Community Foundation of Boulder County has set up a fund to help families who have been impacted by the fire. You can donate to the Community Foundation of Boulder County here.

The American Red Cross of Colorado is accepting donations to help victims of the fire. To donate, visit their website.

GoFundMe has established a fundraising page specifically for the fire victims. So far, they have raised more than $600,000. You can donate here.

The Elevations Credit Union, which is based in Boulder, has also set up a donations page. You can donate here.

Time Donations

If you’d like to volunteer, officials recommend visiting the Colorado Responds website.

Through Facebook, you can help people with lost pets or help people find temporary homes for their horses, here and here.

If you have shelter to offer to fire victims, you can sign up to be a host on Airbnb. The company will then alert you through their Open Homes Program if you are needed.

 

Material Donations

The Humane Society of Boulder Valley is taking in companion animals of those affected by the fire. To donate pet food or supplies to help this cause, visit their website.

Colorado Gives has also set up a special fund to help the victims of this fire. You can find that donation page here. As of January 4, the fundraiser has raised more than $6 million.

 

 

Thanks to 5280.com for their list of resources, which was used in the writing of this blog post.