Marshall Fire Family Relief Fund (501c3)
As of 4/13/22, all funds have been disbursed to verified families who lost their homes. Together, we were able to provide assistance to nearly 300 families. Thank you to everyone who supported this cause and helped make this happen.
A special thank you to the following organizations and people for the incredible contributions:
$200,000: Yasso (www.yasso.com)
$100,000: Piper Sandler
$20,000 - $50,000: The Hershey Company, ForceBrands, a2 Milk, Hoplark, Give First Fund (Da Primus Consulting, Technical Integrity, MAPR Agency, FusionAuth Software, Raika Technologies, Reaching Aspen Consulting), Sherman & Howard, Five Points Foundation, Stemper Family Foundation, Schwazze & Starbuds
$10,000+: Bobo's, Raison D'etre Bakery, Ridgeline Ventures, Justin's, Fortnight Collective, John Foraker, Steve Hughes, Hummingbird Brands, WishGarden Herbs, Made In Nature, John Bruggeman, Sterling-Rice Group, HOPE Foods, Cyclists 4 Community, The OAK Foundation, Hudsonville Icecream, Eldorado Artesian Springs, AVL Growth Partners, KO Firm, Denver Rotary Club
$1,000-$9,999: Harmless Harvest, Purely Elizabeth, Hippie Snacks, 34 Degrees, Green Spoon, Frontier Co-op, Elizabeth Carter, Quicksilver Scientific, Interact Brands, KeHe, Sidhi Capital, Next Foods/GoodBelly, Synergy Sales Consulting, Full Cycle Bikes & Colorado Multisport, Bluebird Botanicals, Meati Foods, Rachio, Dirty Hands, Motherlove Herbal Co., Good Karma Foods, Kapta, and others.
CORPORATE/FOUNDATION DONORS ($5k+): Please message us, we have a 501(c)3 setup and can provide direct donation information.
The communities of Superior, Louisville, and Marshall in Boulder County suffered the State of Colorado's most devastating fires in history on December 30th, 2021.
Nearly 1,000 families lost their homes and all of their personal possessions.
We are raising money to provide direct assistance to families in need who have lost their home. Many of these families were uninsured or under-insured and need financial support to get back on their feet. The names of those families are listed below as well as many of their pictures. All of the proceeds are being donated to these impacted families.
We have a professional who is trained in researching and verifying authenticity of claimants who is helping to ensure legitimacy of all people receiving funds. See below for more info.
Giving can have a profound impact to help impacted people get back on their feet. Our objective is to get financial assistance and much needed items in the hands of those who have lost everything.
How Funds Will Be Directed
Contributed funds will be donated directly to families in need. Once impacted families have applied, are verified and meet qualifications, we will begin providing allocations among all of those families based on the number of people living in their household.
Flow of funds: Funds are withdrawn to our 501(c)3 partner account (Colorado Nonprofit Development Center, or CNDC) who handles compliance, tax and regulatory issues for our Marshall Fire Family Relief Fund. We then distribute the funds directly to affected people from that account. All of the money will be provided to qualified families in need.
INITIAL LIST OF TARGETED & APPROVED RECIPIENTS OF THE FUNDS:
All recipients have been professionally verified for identities and legitimacy of claims. Scroll down for pictures of some of these families. We have over 700 families (70% of the affected households) being verified and applications being processed. The following is an initial list of some of the families we are trying to help:
[Names have been removed for privacy reaons]
About the Organizers:
We are Luke Vernon & Brie Doyle, married parents of 3 kids and long time residents of South Boulder. We can't imagine what affected families are going through right now, including family members and friends who have been impacted. We are fortunate that our house was not directly impacted. We are leveraging the reach of our businesses as well as our personal networks to raise money for those in need during this catastrophic event.
We are doing this out of the goodness of our hearts and are putting tremendous time and energy behind helping those in need right now. 100% of campaign funds are being put directly in the hands of vetted and verified peopled who lost everything.
You can learn more about us through our various social profiles and businesses:
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