Learn more about ways to help or how to receive help from the devastating fires that happened on Dec. 30th in our neighboring communities. Read More
Resources for those impacted
For questions, to report missing people, or to report non-emergency issues, the Boulder County Call Center can be reached at 303-413-7730. The call center will be open 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Monday-Friday, through Friday, January 21, 2022.
Boulder County has partnered with the Boulder Area Rental Housing Association (BARHA) to help ensure residents displaced by the Marshall Fire have access to a list of comprehensive housing resources. Displaced residents can visit the BARHA webpage for frequently updated available properties and resources in the region. Individuals and landlords with available homes who are interested in listing properties available for displaced residents should complete the form at the top of the MarshallFireHousing.com page. Property owners will be solely responsible for qualifying, interviewing, and communicating with prospective tenants.
Marshal Fire Transportation and Transit Resources.
Boulder County Disaster Assistance Center, located at the Boulder County Southeast County Hub at 1755 South Public Road in Lafayette, will operate from 9:00 a.m. to 5 p.m. seven days a week, and will include specialists from Boulder County Housing and Human Services, Public Health, and Community Services, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), Mental Health Partners, many other area government and nonprofit organizations and insurers. The Boulder County Center Call Center also has information on the Disaster Assistance Center at 303-413-7730. ARC - giving vouchers so Coloradans can get clothes and other immediate needs. Locations in Broomfield, Louisville and Longmont. Just stop by the Disaster Assistance Center and pick up a voucher.
Restaurants Revive is a group of Boulder and Denver area restaurants offering hot meals to displaced residents of the Marshall and Middle Fork Fires, in partnership with World Central Kitchen and Conscious Alliance along with support from the Northwest Chamber Alliance and Downtown Boulder Partnership. View participating restaurants here. Please check back often as this list will be updated regularly.
Federal assistance is available to eligible individuals and families affected by the Colorado Wildfires and Straight-line Winds. Visit FEMA's webpage for details (including multilingual support).
Financial assistance through the Marshall Fire Wildfire Fund is expanding to those who have been out of work or who lost tools of their trade due to the fire. Boulder County, through a partnership with Community Foundation Boulder County, is accepting applications for the assistance. Residents whose employment, wages, or tools of their trade have been directly impacted by the Marshall Fire are encouraged to apply online for financial help, where an online application will be available along with more detail on the funding and how to qualify for it.
Elevations Credit Union and Elevations Foundation have joined forces to match funds donated up to $200,000. Each entity will contribute up to $100,000 to the fund. Please request financial assistance here.
Colorado CarShare is providing a free car share membership and credit to help those impacted by the fires. Learn more here.
Damage assessment teams have compiled a preliminary list* of structures destroyed or damaged in the Marshall Fire. It is anticipated that more structures may be added to this list as more detailed damage assessment is completed and teams inspect additional areas impacted by the fire. Learn more here.
The first step in the coordinated debris removal effort is to complete a Right of Entry (ROE) form. Property owners in Louisville, Superior, and unincorporated Boulder County whose homes were damaged or destroyed by the Marshall Fire should complete and submit a ROE as soon as possible in order to allow debris removal program teams to work on your property. More information on debris cleanup is available at https://boco.org/marshall-debris-cleanup. For more information on the debris removal program, please visit the Debris Booth at the Disaster Assistance Center at 1755 South Public Road in Lafayette or go to https://Boco.org/Marshall-Debris-Cleanup. You can also call the debris hotline at 303-214-3203 between 9 a.m. and 7 p.m. every day.
Residents and business owners who sustained losses in the designated counties should go through insurance first and then for anything not covered, begin applying for assistance starting on January 2, 2022 by registering online or by calling 1-800-621-FEMA (3362) or 1-800-462-7585 (TTY) for the hearing and speech impaired. The toll-free telephone numbers will operate from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. (local time) seven days a week until further notice.
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.
The IRS has announced tax relief for Colorado wildfires and straight-line winds. Read more details.
Congressman Joe Neguse's message: for those who have been evacuated from their homes, we stand with you, ready to assist in any way that we can. For those looking for assistance you can contact our Boulder office at: 303-335-1045.
BVSD’s Trauma Support Team has been activated and will be working to offer support to students virtually in the coming days. If you know of a student who needs support during this difficult time, please let them know through this Google Form.
University of Colorado Boulder Student Emergency Fund provides support to CU Boulder students experiencing a crisis that could adversely affect their semester. Student Emergency Fund application can be used by students impacted by the December 30, 2021 Boulder County Fires or COVID-19. The funds are limited and not intended to provide ongoing relief for recurring expenses. Not all applications will be approved, even if a student meets the eligibility criteria. Students may contact firstname.lastname@example.org with questions.
University of Colorado Boulder Staff and Faculty Emergency Fund was created to provide support for CU Boulder staff, researchers, and faculty who are experiencing an emergency situation that creates a financial hardship. The Fund; financially supported by CU Boulder, alumni, parents and friends of CU; is primarily intended to support staff and faculty who have exhausted all other means of financial support. Payments from The Fund are limited and not intended to provide ongoing relief for recurring expenses. Learn more here.
Premier Members Credit Union has reactivated its Members Assistance Program. Credit union members who have been impacted by the Boulder County wildfires are encouraged to call 303- 657-7000 with any concerns or financial challenges as a result of the fires. Premier Members Credit Union has also reactivated its Members Assistance Program. Credit union members who have been impacted by the Boulder County wildfires are encouraged to call 303- 657-7000 with any concerns or financial challenges as a result of the fires. PMCU has also announced a $50,000 to benefit the Community Foundation Boulder County’s Wildfire Fund.
Galvanize is providing free coworking space for anyone displaced by the Marshall/Middle Fork fires. They are offering free temporary office/coworking space for people in the community that need access to the internet, printing, scanning services, etc. If interested, please reach out to: email@example.com.
Community Cycles will be offering FREE sturdy used bikes to people who suffered losses in the Marshall Fire and depend on bikes or cars for everyday transportation. (Please note that they are unable to replace the high-end mountain, road or gravel bikes.) If you are in need, apply for a bike by contacting: firstname.lastname@example.org. Please provide your height, address and a brief explanation of how you will be using the bike.The bikes will be distributed based on need. Not all sizes or styles may be available, as Community Cycles begins with bikes donated by the community and then refurbishes them with a team of professional and volunteer mechanics.
Hapa Sushi Grill & Sake Bar (1117 Pearl St.) is offeing a dinner (in the form of a gift card) at Hapa every month for the next 6 months. Learn more here.
Yoga Pearl is offering free classes to those impacted and displaced by the fires, email their team ahead of time or just walk in and and speak to a team member.
The Marshall & Middle Fork Fires hit close to home for the Olly's Ice family. Olly’s Ice would like to donate 30-min parties to any
families affected by the fires, redeemable anytime during 2022. Please reach out to schedule: email@example.com / 720-663-0121.
The Grief Support Network is hosting a Mindful Grieving Program for those affected by the fires that will run six weeks on Wednesdays from 4 - 6 p.m. starting February 9. They are also offering Virtual Community Circles to support those affected by the fires on January 8th at 11 a.m.; January 10th at 3 p.m. and January 12th at 9 a.m. Learn more about both opportunities here.
From January 10 - January 31, Capital One Cafe (1247 Pearl St.) is offering a drip coffee, cold brew or tea to the community. One free beverage per customer, per day.
The Museum of Boulder, T/ACO and The Post would like to invite those affected by the Marshall Fire to enjoy a night of dinner, dessert and full access to the Museum of Boulder after hours. Dinner will be provided by T/ACO, dessert will be provided by The Post, and the Museum will have all exhibits open- children of all ages are welcome. Please come and enjoy a night out in Boulder to meet-up with your neighbors, family and friends. Please RSVP to a specific time slot.
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