Colorado Flood Relief
New York Times Article
By JACK HEALY and DAN FROSCH
Published: September 21, 2013
JAMESTOWN, Colo. - In the Colorado mountains, the floodwaters struck Jamestown like an invading army. Houses tumbled into the churning Little James Creek. A torrent of rocks and mud crushed Joey Howlett, 72, in his home. People rushed into the rain in pajamas, children in their arms, to shouts of "Get out! Get out!"
About fifty miles downstream in the blue-collar city of Evans, the flood filled up poor neighborhoods like a stoppered sink. The rain-swollen South Platte poured into enclaves of Hispanic immigrants. It filled trailers with raw sewage and mud. As the police pounded on doors, families rushed around inside amid the encroaching sludge, desperately trying to locate green cards and work papers. READ MORE
Send a Volunteer Team to Colorado
Our mission is to place volunteers where they are needed most, and right now that is in Colorado. CC International is organizing teams from colleges and universities interested in lending a hand.
We will have our volunteer facility ready to receive volunteers beginning Thanksgiving break and continuing through at least April 2014.
Please let us know if you are interested in sending a volunteer team by completing and returning a