Mountain Desert District Emergency Relief Fund
Standing in solidarity with all who have experienced the devastation of the Waldo Canyon fire in Colorado Springs, the High Park fire in Ft. Collins, the Flagstaff fire in Boulder, the Pine Ridge fire in Grand Junction, Lightner Creek/Weber fires burning in Durango and other fires burning in Montana at the same time, we are establishing The Mountain Desert District Emergency Relief Fund.
This Fund will allow us to offer timely financial assistance to our Unitarian Universalist community as they begin to recover and rebuild following the fires. Informed by other districts where fires have raged we know there can be serious secondary impact from a fire-smoke damage, health problems, loss of employment, etc. Even with good insurance many families will incur unexpected costs due to the fires.
As we pray for containment of these wild fires we recognize the continued vulnerability of these communities to flash flooding and other natural disasters heightened by the fires. This fund will become a continuing source of assistance across the mountain west. Please give collected items to other non-profit agencies in your area.
The District Board will appoint a small task force to make awards from the fund. Procedures to apply for assistance will be available on this website very soon.
Please donate online through Paypal by using the following link:
Or you may mail your gift to:
Mountain Desert District
2242 S. Albion St.
Denver, CO 80222
Attn: Relief Fund
Thank you for your contribution. Together we can recover!
Posted Friday, 29 June 2012 14:51 Written by Nancy Bowen