December 31, 2021
How to help victims of the Middle Fork and Marshall fires
There are no words to describe the devastation that our Denver and Boulder communities have experienced this week. Please see below for resources for victims of the Marshall and Middle Fork fires, places to donate to help victims of the fires, and mental health resources for anyone in need.
Ways to help
Volunteers are being directed to ColoradoResponds.org to manage assistance.
Volunteers have also compiled a spreadsheet of people willing to provide shelter and other assistance here.
The Boulder County Community Foundation has set up a wildfire donation fund.
Red Cross Colorado can provide immediate assistance and is also accepting donations. The Northern Colorado chapter is at 1808 N. Boise Ave, Suite 110 in Loveland. Call 970-226-5728.
JEWISHColorado has also set up a relief fund.
If you live nearby, you can offer shelter to displaced residents, through Airbnb.
You can provide household goods or other services through this Boulder County form.
Other organizations providing meals, toiletries on Dec. 31:
- Westminster Calvary, 10138 Wadsworth Blvd St 1000, Westminster, CO 80021
- Salvation Army is providing meals three times a day to evacuees and first responders. Check their website for locations or to donate
If you lost or found a pet, a Facebook page called Boulder County Fire Lost and Found Pets has been created for people to share information.
Mental health resources
If you are experiencing a crisis, you can call 1-844-493-8255 to speak with a counselor.
Boulder County has shared advice for handling mental health issues after a wildfire here. Help is also available through Boulder County Public Health at 303-441-1100 (or submit a question).