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Support Colorado Wildfire Relief on GivingFirst.org: 100% Goes to Charity

By Dana Rinderknecht, Manager of Online Giving

I am a Colorado Native and love this beautiful state where we live. In recent conversations with friends we have been comparing memories, as I do not remember fires happening when I was child. Now I am sure they did but I don’t remember them. I do remember Smokey the Bear telling us that "only you can prevent wildfires," so they must have happened.
The first forest fire that hits my radar is the one in Yellowstone back in 1988 and how devastating that was. In Colorado, the first that we all talk about is the Hayman fire and the destruction and consequences felt. Once again, we find our state on fire. I watched and read about all the amazing work that nonprofits around Colorado were doing to support those affected. Over and over again I saw the names of nonprofits who I knew were on GivingFirst.org. So, I began to wonder how we here at Community FirstFoundation could help.

Wait! Every single day I talk about the fact that we have an…