Here are some ways to help victims of the recent Colorado floods:
HOW TO HELP
A fund specifically for disaster relief in Manitou Springs has been established through the Pikes Peak Community Foundation. Contributions to the Manitou Emergency and Recovery Fund can be mailed or hand-delivered to one of three addresses:
- Pikes Peak Community Foundation, 730 N. Nevada Ave., Colorado Springs, CO 80903
- Business of Art Center, 513 Manitou Ave., Manitou Springs, CO 80829
- iManitou, 354 Manitou Ave., Manitou Springs, CO 80829
- The American Red Cross is accepting donations via several avenues. People can text 90999, call 800-733-2767 or visit www.redcross.org/charitable-donations.
- Donations to the Colorado Horsecare Foodbank can be made by visiting www.horsefoodbank.org.
• 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.