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How to Help


Resources for those looking to help and support our neighboring communities

  • To donate shelter, food, materials, or services, you can do so by visiting the Boulder County Office of Emergency Management's donation page.
     
  • Please follow Boulder County Government channels for the latest updates following the Marshall Fire response. Facebook.Twitter. Latest News. Boulder County, City of Louisville, and the Town of Superior pages all have updated information for residents regarding the Marshall Fire.

  • The Boulder County Community Foundation has set up a donation link to raise funds for ongoing community needs as Superior, Louisville, and all affected communities grapple with the damage from the fires.
     
  • Register for Volunteer Opportunities through the Colorado Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management Department of Public Safety.
  • Elevations Credit Union and Elevations Foundation have committed to match donations made to the Elevations Foundation Fire Relief Fund, up to $200,000. Support those in need in Boulder county. Fund will close Friday, Jan 14, 2022.

  • Donate through the Red Cross, here or by texting REDCROSS to 90999 to give $10.
     
  • If you're the owner of an Airbnb, you can sign up to offer temporary shelter to those affected by the fires. Learn more here.
     
  • Boulder County Fire Lost and Found Pets - Facebook group and Humane Society of Boulder Valley for lost and found animals from the Boulder County fires.
     
  • University of Colorado has set up a Student Emergency Fund and Staff & Faculty Emergency Fund to make financial donations.
     
  • BVSD partners at Impact on Education are gathering donations for BVSD families impacted through their Critical Needs Fund and will be prepared to help students, schools and staff affected by the wildfires.
     
  • Jones+Co has teamed up with the Red Cross to collect a donation list of large furniture items.  If you have beds, mattresses, living room furniture, desks, etc. to donate, please email Paulina Schiliro (paulina@shopjonesandco.com) with details on the types of pieces you would like to donate, the city/town you live in and your contact information. 
     
  • First Bite has launched Food is Love, a restaurant gift card campaign for families in the five BVSD districts most directly impacted by the Marshall Fire. First Bite will be distributing bundles of gift cards valued at $50 to the five elementary schools with the most families impacted in Boulder Valley School District (BVSD): Coal Creek Elementary, Louisville Elementary, Monarch K-8, Fireside Elementary and Superior Elementary.  Donate to their efforts here. In addition to the Food is Love campaign, throughout the month of January all sales of the cookbook A Bite of Boulder will be donated to the Boulder County Wildfire Fund.
     
  • Bring a gift card of $20 or more (Target, Walmart, Costco, grocery stores, restaurants) to Ben and Jerry's Boulder (1203 Pearl St.) and they will give you a free kids scoop! They will then attach free cone coupons to each gift card and get them to an organization distributing to displaced families or those they know in need!
     
  • Until February 13th, Zeal Optics will be donating $5 from every sale in their store to Community Foundation of Boulder County fund.
     
  • Avanti Boulder will host a Boulder County Fire Benefit on Saturday, February 5th – 2 pm to 10 pm. All ticket sales will be donated to the Colorado Wildfire Fund, as well as a Go Fund Me for one of their own employees who lost their home. The event will include DJs, raffles, bar game tournaments and a silent auction.  Check their website for a schedule of events. 

  • Nosh Boulder is aware that many restaurants are cooking for folks in need and first responders. Nosh is organizing a network of volunteer delivery drivers that can be available to help restaurants and businesses deliver donations to wherever they need to go. Please fill out this form if you are available to volunteer to help deliver meals from our local restaurants to feed those affected by the December wildfires.
     
  • Boulder Book Store is partnering with the nonprofit Impact on Education to help replace the books that Boulder Valley School District students lost in the Marshall Fire. Their goal is to give every student a gift card of at least $100 to the book store so that they can begin rebuilding their personal libraries. Entire donations will go towards a gift card for a BVSD student. Each student will receive a 33% discount when they use the gift card. A $100 gift card would buy $150 worth of books. Donate here.

  • The Rayback Collective will be hosting the Marshall Fire Silent Auction on Saturday, January 22 from 2 - 7pm in partnership with Avery Brewing, Backcountry, and Specialized Boulder. All proceeds from the auction, along with 100% of proceeds from Avery draft beer sold, will be given to the Boulder County Wildfire Fund to help those displaced by the recent Marshall Fire. Stop by for amazing gear, live music, ski films, great drinks and more!

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    On February 4, the Boulder Theater will host a Marshall Fire Benefit show.  They will welcome many local Colorado musicians to their stage for an evening of music + fundraising. There will be a Silent Auction with donations from WinterWonderGrass, Yarmony, Elephant Revival, The String Cheese Incident, Yonder Mountain String Band, Leftover Salmon, Greensky Bluegrass, Kitchen Dwellers, Infamous Stringdusters, Railroad Earth, Lil Smokies and more.  Doors open at 7 pm.  Tickets are on sale now.