American Red Cross
The American Red Cross is distributing bottled water to residents of San Luis, after the town’s drinking water supply tested positive for E. coli.
A delegation from one of the areas hardest hit by last year’s earthquake and tsunami in Japan is in Denver on a thank-you mission.
An overnight fire in Aurora sent six people to the hospital, including three children. The cause of that fire has been ruled accidental.
The American Red Cross has responded to a half dozen fires along the Front Range just this week. The charity sees more fires over the holidays and many are preventable.
Demand has far outpaced donations to food banks around Colorado, but The Denver Post reports charitable giving this holiday season is expected to be about the same as last year.
Despite freezing overnight temperatures, few people in Northern Colorado took advantage of the emergency shelters set up to house people who are without power.
It could be days before residents can move back into an Aurora apartment complex after a woman committed suicide there.
The Mile High Chapter of the Red Cross sent two people to Joplin, Mo. in the aftermath of a destructive tornado. They returned to Denver on Thursday.
The Red Cross is keeping up its relief efforts in Japan right now and American families in Japan are trying and stay safe.
The first known scam related to Japan’s earthquake and tsunami relief effort is in an e-mail. The sender pretends to be from the British Red Cross and appears to be legitimate.