• Community Support: Wildfires

    Community Support
    Colorado Wildfires
     

    On Friday, December 31st at 10:15AM the Westminster Chamber pulled together information shared on numerous platforms and with us directly, regarding support for those affected by the recent fires. A list that continues to be updated can be accessed via this link: https://bit.ly/3eDsaxo

    Here is the direct copy of our post: 

    "We have had a number of our partners reach out to see how they can provide support to those impacted by the fires. Below is a quick list of ways that we are aware of. This list will be updated as more information comes in. Feel free to DM us anything you may come across. #WestyChamber 


    Official volunteer sign up to support with recovery efforts https://bit.ly/3pIMLXA

    Offer free stays for displaced residents: https://bit.ly/3zg3rsP

    If you lost or found a pet there’s a FB page created https://bit.ly/3sN2cjn

    Donations of household goods can be dropped off to local non profit thrift stores. (A precious child donation drop at 9AM on 1/3/22) (Luminate Home Loans in Westy is accepting blankets, clothing, pet food, toiletries-details in comments) (The Bad Hatchet is accepting canned food, clothes, and blankets to give faith groups to distribute-details in comments)

    Monetary donations can be sent in to Community Foundation Colorado & Jewish Colorado & Salvation Army for Meals https://bit.ly/3pFkMbm & https://bit.ly/3pGs0f6 & https://bit.ly/3EIq6ik

    Live briefing with Gov & Boulder OEMS started at 10AM: https://bit.ly/3Hpui8p

    Hay & Supplies needed at Boulder Co. Fairgrounds call 303-413-7730

    M-Friday 9AM-5PM next week A Precious Child is open to fire victims for clothing and basic essential items.

    The Disaster Assistance Center is open from 9:00AM to 7:00PM at 1755 South Public Road in Lafayette, CO.

    Sister Carmen is taking limited donations at this time that can be dropped off at 655 Aspen Ridge Drive, Lafayette, CO 80025 at the East entrance. https://sistercarmen.org/ see comments for details.

    Centura has opened donation centers, accepting each weekday, Mon-Friday, from 9-4PM,Sat. Jan. 8 from 9-2PM. for the next two weeks through Friday, Jan. 14. For a location list and link to items accepted click here.

    City accepting gift cards through 1/13/2022 at all city recreation facilities to be distributed to Sister Carmen and victims of fire.

    United Way - call 2-1-1 for multilingual services and to get connected to food, snap benefits, transportation assistance, substance abuse, counseling, clothing, medical and dental needs, home repairs, housing and more.

    ARC - giving vouchers so Coloradans can get clothes and other immediate needs. Locations in Broomfield, Louisville and Longmont. Just stop by the DAC and pick up your vouchers. 

    Other resource links: 
    News Flash • Jefferson County, CO • CivicEngage (jeffco.us)
    How Westminster residents can help those affected by the Boulder County fires (cityofwestminster.us)
             WildFire Resources – Northwest Chamber Alliance