Want to Help Colorado Flood Victims? Here are the Best Ways
Are you looking for ways to help victims of the flooding in Colorado? The website, www.helpcoloradonow.net, suggests financial support as the best way to give assistance right now.Help Colorado Now is a partnership between the Colorado Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management and the Colorado Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster. This initiative brings together government agencies and non-profit organizations so they can better assist communities affected by a disaster.
The website has a list of agencies helping with flood relief in Colorado which includes the American Red Cross and The Salvation Army. There's also local foundations listed including several counties' humane societies and flood relief agencies.
If you'd like to volunteer to help, they have a section where you can sign up to be called when they need you. Donation drop off centers are also listed with the types of materials needed.
The Disaster Assistance Center in Loveland put out an appeal for bottled water, non-perishable foods, toiletries and gift cards.