CSU Hoops Taking Donations At Jan. 4 Game For American Red Cross
Crushing, heartbreaking, and tragic. Over the holiday break, tragedy struck our friends and neighbors down in Boulder County as the Marshall Fire ripped through, destroying close to 1,000 structures with two people still missing (as of Monday, Jan. 3 at 8:35 a.m.)
The cause for the fire is still unknown, but wind gusts that reached 100 miles per hour in many areas near the fire in the foothills quickly swept flames all over the place, destroying so many Coloradans' lives and belongings.
Donation stations will be located at the north and south concourse entrances of Moby Arena. All donations will benefit the American Red Cross of Colorado to support disaster relief.
"As Coloradans, we are all hurt by what happened with the fires here in the communities near us," athletic director Joe Parker said in a CSU Athletics press release. "We have numerous CSU students, faculty, staff, friends, and family in that area that were impacted by the fires. We want to help, and our men's basketball game in Moby Arena on January 4 provides us with an important opportunity to support those in our community dealing with this heartbreaking tragedy."
Donations will be accepted in the form of cash or check. Contributions made by check may be tax deductible by utilizing the form provided by the American Red Cross of Colorado (Click Here). Donations can also be made by texting REDCROSS to 90999 on your mobile device.