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Volunteer Agencies Continue the Colorado Recovery Process

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December 10, 2013
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DENVER, CO – Volunteer agencies are the fuel for every recovery after a disaster and nowhere is that more evident than today in Colorado after September’s severe weather.

FEMA is only one part of a large team working to address Colorado survivors’ unmet needs.

Today, Coloradans are donating to hundreds of charities by participating in Colorado Gives. To donate, go to

  • Survivors who have unmet needs and require additional support as they continue their recovery should call 2-1-1 Colorado. This independent resource is free, confidential and provides multi-lingual services that refer callers to non-emergency health and human services. It’s a collaboration of eight organizations hosting six call centers across the state.
  • 2-1-1 Colorado is also available if you want to make a donation to your community or look for volunteer opportunities. Referrals are also available by dialing 2-1-1.  
  • The Colorado Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management has established web portal  to coordinate donations and volunteers. Cash is preferred because it offers the most flexibility in obtaining the most-needed resources and pumps money into the local economy to help businesses recover.
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December 10, 2013 - 19:02
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