The Marshall fire in Boulder County is the most destructive wildfire in Colorado’s history, according to state officials, having burned more than 6,000 acres and damaged or destroyed upwards of 1,000 buildings.
It will take time to rebuild after the devastation, but there are ways to help in the interim such as donating money to the Boulder County Wildfire Fund, the American Red Cross of Colorado or one of the numerous GoFundMe campaigns benefiting victims.
The businesses listed below also have committed to donating a portion of proceeds to wildfire relief efforts. So if you’re looking to shop, eat or drink to help victims of the fires, stop by one of these places.
Is your business hosting a fundraiser for victims of the wildfires? Email Tiney Ricciardi (firstname.lastname@example.org) to have your event added to this list, which will be continuously updated.
Where to find Marshall fire fundraisers
Dozens of restaurants in Boulder, Denver and the surrounding areas are offering free meals to those displaced by the Marshall fire under an initiative called Restaurants Revive. Visit boulderdowntown.com/boulder-fire-response-resources for a list of participating eateries. A sampling includes Act Eat Serve, Atomic Chicken, Bartaco, My Neighbor Felix, Ska Street, Wahoo’s Fish Tacos and more.
Blake Street Tavern in Denver is collecting donations, including water, blankets, toiletries and other items.
The organization Colorado Law Enforcement Officer Wives is selling Colorado Strong T-shirts, with 100% of the proceeds to benefit the Boulder County Wildfire Fund and the Colorado Fraternal Order of Police.
The Empire Lounge & Restaurant in Louisville is serving free takeout meals (soup and bread) to anyone displaced by the fires Jan. 5-9. Distribution starts at noon; the restaurant will serve 250 meals per day.
From now until Jan. 7, Gunther Toody’s restaurant is donating 10% of sales at its locations in Thornton and Denver to the Boulder Wildfire Fund.
At Lady Justice Brewing Co., $1 from every pint of Sandra Day IPA that’s ordered in January will be donated to the Boulder County Wildfire Fund.
Linger restaurant in Denver is hosting a pop-up fundraiser on Jan. 4 from 4 to 9 p.m., when chefs will be cooking up a specialty takeout menu with proceeds to benefit those impacted by the fire. Takeout items include bao buns, fresh rolls, cocktails to-go and more.
Highlands Ranch-based sign maker MarkoBros Legacy is donating 50% of sales between Jan. 1 and 7 to the Boulder County Wildfire Fund.
From Jan. 5 to 11, The Sink restaurant in Boulder will donate 10% of sales to the Boulder County Wildfire Fund.
Denver’s Tivoli Brewing Co. is donating 100% of proceeds from bar and restaurant sales between Jan. 3 and 10 to relief efforts. Additionally, the brewery and restaurant is offering a free meal and beer to first responders who present their IDs.
The nonprofit We Don’t Waste is hosting its first Mobile Food Market of the year on Jan. 4 from 1 to 2:30 p.m at 2545 E. 40th Ave in Denver. The organization will distribute free food, and anyone is welcome to attend.
This is a running list and will be updated as we learn of more fundraisers.
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