9:57 am - Wednesday December 13, 2017

Waldo Canyon Wildfire Info

Colorado State Fair is Ready to Help Victims of the Waldo Canyon Fire

Airplanes fighting wildfires

Photo by Daniel Chaparro

The Colorado State Fair is prepared to house people, livestock, and pets that have been displaced by the Waldo Canyon Fire.
“We communicated with the Red Cross on Tuesday about this devastating fire and how the Colorado State Fair could help; we have offered our 4H and FFA dormitories for those who have been evacuated and our fairgrounds to house pets and livestock,” said General Manager, Chris Wiseman. “This fire will have far-reaching and long-lasting effects; it is important for Coloradans to come together and work through this as a unified community and the Colorado State Fair is committed to doing our part.”
Evacuation, Volunteer and Relief Efforts
We ask that residents work through the coordinated efforts of the Red Cross instead of contacting the Fair directly.
Volunteer and all evacuation efforts are being coordinated through the Red Cross: Red Cross

How To Donate

The following businesses are accepting non-perishable food and personal care items for those fighting and evacuating the Waldo Canyon Wildfire.

Care & Share, Inc. – 100 Greenhorn Dr.
Accepting & transporting all donations to Colorado Springs.
Greater Pueblo Chamber of Commerce – 302 N. Santa Fe Ave
* We will be transporting all donations to Care & Share, Inc.
Andy Mac’s – 2149 Jerry Murphy Rd.
Discover Goodwill Southern & Western Colorado – 3610 Dillon Dr. (Accepting Food Only)
Fun Yogurt – 223 South Union Ave.
Garlic & Onions Mexican Grill – 4333 Thatcher Ave.
Musso’s Italian Market & Deli – 105 South Union Ave.
Musso’s Restaurant – 35250 Hwy 50 East
Pantry Restaurant – 107 ½ East Abriendo Ave.
Plan-b-Sports-bar – 1400 Santa Fe Dr.
Pueblo Spradley – 2145 US 50
Shear Results – 225 N. Santa Fe Ave.
Snap Fitness – 198 South Purcell Blvd.
Southside Applebee’s – 4001 West Northern Ave.
The Edge Ski Paddle & Pack – 107 North Union Ave.
For more information on donation sites, call the Greater Pueblo Chamber of Commerce at 719-542-1704.

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