This afternoon Derek will be doing a live broadcast in the Foothills Mall in Fort Collins. He'll be there because Larimer County, in partnership with Adventist Community Services Disaster Response, has opened a Donations Collection Center there in the former Mervyn's location on the southeast end of the mall and they need your donations for those affected by the High Park Fire.

You can drop by your donations any day off the week between 9am and 7pm through July 2nd.

Financial donations will be accepted (and encouraged), and they ask that you do NOT bring used clothing, bottled water or home-cooked meals. What are some of the items they do need?

  • Basic home first aid supplies
  • Sunscreen
  • School supplies
  • Backpacks
  • Water bottles
  • Water jugs
  • Laundry baskets
  • Men's jeans
  • New underwear and socks
  • Coveralls and overalls
  • Work boots
  • Children and pant hangers
  • New and used sleeping bags
  • Clothing Racks
  • New sheets all sizes
  • New in used camping equipment
  • New pots and pans
  • Silverware
  • Paper cups and paper plates
  • Trash cans and trash bags
  • Outdoor tables and chairs
  • Outdoor storage
  • Gloves
  • Shovels
  • Tarps
  • Building supplies
  • Generators
  • Gift cards from area merchants
  • Personal hygiene items
  • Non-perishable foods
  • Laundry and cleaning supplies

They will also be doing a big fundraiser on Sunday (6/24) from 11am-3pm with food & beverages, door prizes, kids activities, a bouncy house and the CSU Cheerleaders signing autographs and taking photos.

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