A fire broke out Monday morning in a Denver apartment building and sent people scrambling out of their homes.
Relief organizations from across the country, including in Colorado are on their way to help victims of Hurricane Sandy.
As the bomb squad worked to secure James Holmes’ apartment, the Red Cross provided shelter for 83 people, including 43 children who were forced to leave their homes.
The Red Cross opened a fifth shelter in Colorado Springs to accommodate a new round of evacuees from the Waldo Canyon Fire Wednesday.
It’s tough to think about tornadoes and thunderstorms when it’s cold and snowing outside, but the American Red Cross says severe weather season is here and Coloradans need to be ready.
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.
The Mile High Chapter of the Red Cross has 19 workers and volunteers across the southeast helping the victims of deadly tornadoes.