How to Help those Impacted by The Marshall fire & Other Resources
How to help:
Sister Carmen (655 Aspen Ridge Dr)
- Food (no-prep, easy-to-eat items only)
- Sleeping bags in good condition
- $100 gift cards to Walmart, Target, Costco, local restaurants
- Money (sistercarmen.org)
Child care, home goods, clothing and kids stuff can be offered via this community organizing spreadsheet, run by private citizens.
Officials also encourage donations to local nonprofit thrift stores.
Jones + Co is collecting large furniture (beds, mattresses, living room furniture, desks, etc.)
Email Paulina Schiliro: email@example.com
How to get help
Disaster Assistance Center (1755 S. Public Road)
9 a.m. to 7 p.m. seven days a week
For those who lost homes or were displaced
- Consultation on property loss and filing claims for assistance
- Gift cards for replacement of food and transportation costs
- Information about short- and long-term housing
- Help with vital records
- Referrals to emergency shelter
- Food assistance
- Mental health services
- COVID-19 tests
- Transportation vouchers
- Referrals for personal finance planning
Thisle Communities is offering 12-month leases on rent-restricted rentals, regardless of income, to fire victims at affordable rates. Contact Jessica Kronfuss: 720.696.6304 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Boulder County Call Center: 303-413-7730
Victim Advocate Line: 303-441-3856
Disability and Disaster Hotline: 800-626-4959 (call or text)
Rep. Joe Neguse’s office is assisting with replacement of lost social security cards and passports, as well as help accessing FEMA disaster assistance generally. Call 303.334.1045
Full list of federal resources
Harvest of Hope Pantry (4830 Pearl St) is offering food to all affected by the fire.
Those whose places of work were impacted can file an emergency unemployment insurance claim.
From the American Counseling Association
- Allow yourself to feel
- Practice self-care
- Eat well, exercise, maintain normal sleep routine
- Recognize that you (and others) need extra support
- Lower expectation of what you “should” be doing
- Talk about it: With friends, family, your therapist
- Lean into community support
- Don’t isolate
- Focus on what you are grateful for despite the loss
More tips, including explaining fires to children: boco.org/WildfireMentalHealth
Jewish Family Services Boulder County Crisis Counseling
(funding for five individual or family sessions)
Colorado Crises Services: 1-844-492-8255 or test TALK to 38255
Mental Health Partners
Call 303-443-8500 to schedule and appointment of visit the Walk-In clinic: 3180 Airport Road. (Closed Mondays) Community Health Workers are available for virtual services on Facebook or via mhpcolorado.org.