Foothills Flood Relief Updates

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As of Friday, September 27, Foothills United Way has disbursed $65,000 in cash assistance cards to individuals and families seeking help at the Disaster Assistance Centers in Boulder and Longmont.

Emergency Warming Centers’ staff for Sept. 12- Sept. 18. Boulder Outreach for Homeless Overflow  - $2901.00
Overnight shelter for 25 homeless individuals Sept 24- Sept 30. Boulder Shelter for the Homeless - $3850.00
Direct assistance for those displaced and impacted by the flood, including vouchers for medical prescriptions, replacement of driver’s licenses and birth certificates, incidentals, and housing assistance in the form of deposits, application fees, and rentals. Bridge House - $3250
Cash assistance cards for replacement of personal items lost in the flood by homeless individuals. In partnership with Bridge House, City of Boulder - $4,400
Personnel for the Disaster Assistance Center, shelter caseworker for families being housed, furniture & household items, grocery store gift cards.  Emergency Family Assistance Association - $38,050
Increased operational costs incurred as a result of sheltering animals so residents were able to safely evacuate. Longmont Humane Society - $10,000
Reimbursement to Longmont Meals on Wheels for the additional costs incurred while providing 1900 meals for free to the evacuees at the Memorial Building Emergency Shelter. Longmont Meals on Wheels - $5,000
Food loss and office equipment and supply loss. Meals on Wheels of Boulder - $5,000
Replace inventory of food used to feed evacuees and be ready with food and personal items on an ongoing basis.  Nederland Food Pantry - $5,000
Additional staff time and professional case work to serve those displaced or adversely affected by the floods.  The OUR Center - $30,000
Wages for a short-term Coordinator to work with volunteer organizations and Town of Lyons staff to ensure disaster clean up follows debris management guidelines and policies while providing oversight of logistical support needed by these groups. Town of Lyons - $4,800
Operating costs for emergency transportation for individuals and families impacted by the storm and flooding. Free accessible, safe transportation to FEMA and other designated disaster recovery centers, employment, grocery stores, medical/therapy appointments or other locations that help people access the resources they need to stabilize their lives in the wake of the disaster. Via Mobility Services - $25,000