Marshall Fire

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How to help

Donate money:  Colorado Gives / Community Foundation
VolunteerColorado Responds

Provide housing
Airbnb Open Homes

The following lists are organized by private citizens
Marshall Fire Survivors/Volunteer Resources (master list)
BC United
Marshall Fire Resources
Accommodation Assistance
Boulder County Fires – Assistance

Donate stuff
Sister Carmen (655 Aspen Ridge Dr)
Currently accepting:
– 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)

Jones + Co is collecting large furniture (beds, mattresses, living room furniture, desks, etc.)
Email Paulina Schiliro: paulina@shopjonesandco.com

Community Cycles (2601 Spruce) is accepting donated bikes for Marshall Fire victims.
Drop off daily 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Childcare, home goods, clothing and general assistance can be offered via these community organizing efforts, run by private citizens
Marshall Fire Survivors/Volunteer Resources (master list)
BC United
Marshall Fire Resources
Accommodation Assistance
Boulder County Fires – Assistance
Marshall Fire Help

Officials also encourage donations to local nonprofit thrift stores

Pets
Provide shelter for large animals
Report lost or found pets

How to get help

Disaster Assistance Center (1755 S. Public Road)
9 a.m. to 5 p.m. seven days a week
For those who lost homes or were displaced
Note: The DAC will be shifting to long-term recovery starting Saturday, Jan. 22. FEMA and state resources will still be available at this location during hours of operation.
Available services:

  • 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
  • Debris removal

Pop-up store for fire victims
Colorado Landmark, Realtors will be hosting a FREE pop-up store on Saturday Jan 22nd from 1-4 p.m. at Niwot location (136 2nd Ave, Niwot, CO 80503). Live music, cookies and hot cocoa for kids, donated by Niwot Market. The “store” will be primarily new and gently used clothing, shoes, blankets/bedding, toiletries, and household goods.

Housing
List of available rentals (BARHA)

Lists of available rooms/homes:
BC United
Marshall Fire Resources
Accommodation Assistance
Boulder County Fires – Assistance

Thistle 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 jkronfuss@thistle.us

PMP Realty in Longmont is offering some rentals, including assistance with first month’s rent.
Email karen@pmprealty.com or gary@pmprealty.com

Lyons is offering RV spots at Laverne Johnson Park.
Contact Victoria Simonsen, vsimonsen@townoflyons.com

Loss of housing
How to deal with insurance if you lost housingBoulder Reporting Lab
Those without insurance are eligible for assistance from FEMA. Learn more

Request a free sifter

Apply for a free dumpster

Fire or smoke mitigation
Property Doctors works with all insurance companies and have moving containers.
Contact Naomi Thomson: 303-456-0911

Hotels
Adventure Lodge (91 Four Mile Canyon Drive) is offering free rooms.
Call 303.444.0882
List of discounted hotel rooms (Boulder)
List of discounted hotel rooms (Denver metro)

Questions / nonemergency issues 
Boulder County Call Center: 303-413-7730
Victim Advocate Line: 303-441-3856
Disability and Disaster Hotline: 800-626-4959 (call or text)

Food
List of restaurants offering free meals to displaced families and first responders

Harvest of Hope Pantry (4830 Pearl St) is offering food to all affected by the fire.
Call: 303.625.6250

Unemployment
Those whose places of work were impacted can file an emergency unemployment insurance claim
https://cdle.colorado.gov/unemployment

Transportation
RTD is offering free rides to/from the Disaster Assistance Center and YMCA.
Visit https://commutingsolutions.org/northwest-metro-region-transit/ridefreelafayette/

Lyft is providing free rides to designated shelters.
Use COFIRERELIEF22 for two free rides, up to $15 each, from now until Jan. 18

Community Cycles is providing free bikes for transportation purposes.
Apply by contacting firebikes@communitycycles.org
Please provide your height, address, and a brief explanation of how you will be using the bike.

Lost documents
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

Business resources
northwestchamberalliance.com/wildfire/

Scams

How to avoid, identify and report scams

Mental Health

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 5 individual or family sessions)

Rocky Mountain Brainspotting Institute
Offering 5 pro-bono Brainspotting therapy sessions for those impacted by the Marshall Fires, or first responders. Anyone interested in this offering can email admin@rockymountainbrainspottinginstitute.com to be matched with a therapist.

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

Massage and accupuncture
Inner Ocean Empowerment Project (816 E. Baseline) is offering free massage and acupuncture to first responders and those affected by the fire.
Learn more and apply.

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