Berthoud Tornado/Larimer County Flooding - How to Get Help and Give Help
On June 4th, many Larimer County residents experienced damage from the a tornado that touched down in and around Berthoud. Additionally, more residents have been impacted by flooding due to the recent severe weather. Below are ways to give help and get help as relates to this disaster.
Community members can contact United Way of Larimer County 2-1-1 for information on how to get help or give help in response to the Berthoud tornado and Larimer County flooding.
United Way 2-1-1 is in coordination with emergency response organizations.
The best way to reach United Way 2-1-1 is by dialing 2-1-1 or 970-407-7066.
Larimer County residents can call 2-1-1 to request damage assessments for their property.
People in need of immediate help can contact a Red Cross Caseworker at 303-235-6636. Their hours are 9am-6 pm Friday, 6/5/15, and 9am-6pm Saturday, 6/6/15. Caseworkers will assess individual needs and provide assistance or referrals.
Volunteer: There are currently no known volunteer opportunities pertaining to the disaster. 2-1-1 will collect the information of people who want to volunteer in the event they are needed in the future.
Give: Financial donations are one of the best ways to help during times of disaster. 2-1-1 Community Specialists will direct people to donation opportunities.
United Way of Larimer County has set up the Berthoud Disaster Fund to be used specifically for long-term recovery needs of Larimer County residents affected by the tornado and flooding. For more information, click here.
This page will be updated as new information becomes available.