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Marshall Fire: Community Foundation Boulder County allocates $7.66 million to residents, organizations

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In the five weeks since the Marshall and Middle Fork fires, the Community Foundation Boulder County has distributed $7.66 million of the $27 million it has raised directly to families impacted by the fires and organizations that support them.

“These five weeks have felt like five years, and as the reality of the timeline becomes clearer, some may be struggling to maintain the energy and strength needed to continue to move forward,” said Tatiana Hernandez, CEO of Community Foundation Boulder County, in a news release from the foundation.

Below is a breakdown of Wildfire Fund grant recipients as Thursday.

  • $265,000 to Impact on Education to ensure adequate mental health advocates at the most fire-affected schools in the Boulder Valley School District.
  • $250,000 to Boulder Jewish Family Services to provide crisis counseling to anyone who needs it in individual and group settings, with trauma-informed practices.
  • $5.5 million in direct financial assistance to households that were damaged or destroyed.
  • $1.5 million in direct financial assistance to workers who lost wages or livelihood equipment.
  • $150,000 to United Policyholders for insurance navigation.