More than $1 million donated to help Colorado flood victims

Posted on: 12:04 pm, September 17, 2013, by , updated on: 03:37pm, September 19, 2013

DENVER — FOX31 Denver partnered with other Denver TV stations for a fundraiser to help victims of the Colorado Flood.

Donors came through in a major way. The phone line were open from 4-10:30 p.m. Wednesday and the total raised was 1,101,044.

Major donors included American Furniture Warehouse’s Jake Jabs who gave $20,000; and Target who donated $20,000 and $5,000 worth of food, infant formula and diapers.

Vail Resorts has decided to donate $100,000 and $1 from every season pass they sell this season.

Donors can still contribute online at RedCross.org.

Funds raised will go to the American Red Cross and Community Food Share. All funds collected by Community Food Share will be split between Weld County Food Bank, Food Bank of Larimer County and Community Food Share (Boulder County).

The Salvation Army is also accepting donations for flooding victims right now.