CO Wildfire Family Care

Our hearts go out to all who were affected by the fires in Boulder County. We are here for the families who have been impacted and need immediate assistance. If you’ve been impacted and need help, please reach out to marybeth@therewithcare.org. If you are able to help others, below are a few ways:

Housing
If you have available housing, local Realtors are setting up networks to match those in need with available housing. Please check with a real estate agent in your area.

You can also register with the Airbnb Open Homes Program that vets hosts and connects them with people who need housing. Click here for more info.

Urgent Supply Needs
We have set up a drop off bin outside of our Boulder office for items to be assembled and delivered to families impacted. If you would like to donate any of the items below, please leave them in the round bin by Monday, Jan 3rd at:

There With Care
2825 Wilderness Place, Suite 100
Boulder, CO 80301

You can also call us at (303) 447-2273 and we can personally collect your donations at our office M-F.

Items for our first collection drive are needed by Monday, January 3rd so we can assemble and deliver the bags to families this week. Ongoing donations beyond Tuesday will also be very much appreciated and distributed while needed. If you have questions, please contact marybeth@therewithcare.org for help.

Supplies Needed:

  • School Backpacks (For All Ages)
  • School Supplies:
    • Lined Paper
    • Pencils
    • Folders
    • Notebooks
    • Scissors
    • Markers
    • Organizers
    • Dividers
  • Shampoo
  • Conditioner
  • Tooth Paste
  • Tooth Brushes
  • Dental Floss
  • Hairbrushes
  • Deodorant
  • Snack Foods (Non-Perishable)
  • Gift Cards (Target, King Sooper, Safeway, Restaurants, Etc.)
  • Games and Activities for Kids (All Ages)
  • Coloring Books, Crayons, Markers (All Ages)
  • Socks (All Ages)
  • Cozy Blankets
  • New Stuffed Animals

Bag Assembly
Sign up to help assemble bags and backpacks in Gunbarrel on Tuesday. You can come with your items and help assemble bags with things we’re collecting now. Email marybeth@therewithcare.org to sign up to volunteer.

Youth Help
If your kids would like to help send care to families by decorating bags that we will be delivering items in, they can be collected outside of our office.

Distribution
We will be distributing the assembled backpacks and supply bags through our Superior/Louisville friends and community partners who are working directly with families who have lost their homes.

Other Ways to Help
If you are looking for additional ways to donate and help, visit the Boulder Office of Emergency Management website at boulderoem.com.

For questions about any of the above, please contact marybeth@therewithcare.org.

Holding our community and the families impacted by the devastating loss of their homes in our hearts.

Sending you all love and care,

All of Us at There With Care