The Jewish Community Foundation of San Diego extends its deepest sympathy and support to the people of the Colorado Springs area in the wake of the wildfire that killed two people and burned nearly 500 homes. The fire, which is still not contained, has consumed over 14,000 acres. It has been termed the most destructive fire in Colorado state history.
If you would like to provide assistance to those impacted by this crisis, please see the giving opportunity below.
The Jewish Federation has opened a mailbox to gather aid for Colorado wildfire victims. Funds will be directed to the Allied Jewish Federation of Colorado’s Colorado Fire Relief Fund. The fund will support Jewish and non-Jewish families affected by the fire through financial donations to agencies at the heart of the situation, as well as support first responders who are combating the fires. One hundred percent of the funds donated will support relief efforts on the ground.