Black Forest Together Announces The Phoenix Program, a Disaster Recovery Consulting Program, As Wildfires Devastate Colorado
The Phoenix Program focuses on creating a disaster recovery plan for communities to implement as
The tragic fire that sparked on June 11, 2013 in Black Forest lasted for ten heart-wrenching days until June 20, 2013 when the fire was declared completely contained. The most destructive fire in Colorado state history managed to destroy 488 homes, partially damage 28 more, and took two lives over the course of a week and a half, but recovery efforts are far from over. Many members of this incredible community are still rebuilding their homes, their lives, and their futures in the Black Forest community. Fortunately, the selflessness of the greater community of El Paso county allows survivors of the 2013 Black Forest Fire to keep rebuilding.
If you would like to assist survivors with their on-going efforts to rebuild throughout the Black Forest region, there are many ways to help! Whether you choose to donate your time, trees, or financial assistance, every bit of assistance greatly impacts the future of the families impacted by the 2013 Black Forest Fire.