Boulder fires: Here's how to help those impacted
There are ways you can help the people impacted by the fires, but the Boulder Office of Emergency Management says do not call their line to do so
Tens of thousands of people were forced to evacuate after wildfires spread in Colorado.
There are ways you can help the people impacted by the fires, but the Boulder Office of Emergency Management says do not call their line to do so.
The Boulder OEM has posted links on its website for people who would like to volunteer or make donations.
Officials are asking good Samaritans not to self-deploy to the burn zone to help because it's still dangerous. Use this form to sign up to volunteer.
Here’s how you can help donate:
Donate money to the American Red Cross by texting "Red Cross" to 90999, which will benefit local chapters responding to the fires.
The Community Foundation of Boulder County activated the Boulder County Wildfire Fund. Donate here.
Boulder County says that if you have shelter to offer displaced residents, please sign up to be a vetted host on AirBNB.com. You will then be alerted through the Airbnb Open Homes Program if needed.
Goods and services
Boulder County asks that you fill out this form if you’d like to offer donations of any kind.
Officials say that you can also donate household goods to local non-profit thrift stores in your area.