How to Help Flood Victims

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With the recent devastation caused by the floods, there are several ways you can help the disaster relief efforts.

Here are some groups accepting donations for flood victims:

The Salvation Army

Help those affected during the days of storm ahead and during long-term recovery. The Salvation Army uses 100 percent of your disaster donations in support of local disaster relief operations.

To give, visit imsalvationarmy.org or call 1-800-SAL-ARMY (1-800-725-2769) and designate "Colorado Floods." You may also text GIVEHOPEIM to 80888 to donate $10 to The Salvation Army.* Donations by mail may be designated "Colorado Floods"and sent to:

The Salvation Army

P.O. Box 60006

Prescott, AZ 86304

Red Cross

To help people affected by disasters like these floods, people can donate by visiting redcross.org, calling 1-800-RED CROSS or texting the word REDCROSS to 90999 to make a $10 donation. Contributions may also be made by visiting ColoradoRedCross.org.

Help Colorado Now

HelpColoradoNow.org is a partnership between the Colorado Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management (DHSEM) and Colorado Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster (COVOAD). This initiative brings together government agencies and nonprofit organizations so they may better assist communities affected by disasters.

Foothills United Way

Foothills United Way has established the 'Foothills Flood Relief Fund' to be able to respond to the effects of these storms. Organizers expect to use this fund for immediate relief as well as longer-term recovery in Boulder and Broomfield Counties. The Fund is accessible online at unitedwayfoothills.org/floodrelief

Larimer Humane Society

If you are in a flooding area and need assistance with your animals. Visit larimerhumane.org, call 970-226-3647, Ext. 7 (Animal Protection and Control)



posted: September 16, 2013 - West USA Realty of Colorado - Denver - Blog
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