Red Cross Volunteer Opportunities

July 25, 2017|Posted in: Community Resource, Public Announcements

The American Red Cross is calling on you to volunteer toSound the Alarm this fall (September 23 – October 25) to install free smoke alarms across Colorado, helping to save lives and lessen the number of tragedies attributed to home fires.

Sound the Alarm is part of a nationwide series of home fire safety and smoke alarm installation events to be held between September 23 and October 15, culminating in the Red Cross’ installation of the one-millionth free smoke alarm since the Home Fire Campaign launched in 2014.

Every day home fires are responsible for as many as seven deaths and 36 injuries in this country. We want that number reduced and so far our Home Fire Campaign is responsible for saving 258 lives. Be part of this lifesaving effort byregistering to volunteer. Visit  to learn more and view this shortYouTube video

Sound the Alarm  is part of the ongoing Red Cross Home Fire Campaign, in which Red Cross volunteers and partners canvass high-risk neighborhoods to install free smoke alarms, replace batteries in existing alarms and help families create escape plans. Since 2014, Red Cross volunteers and member of more than 4,200 partner organizations have installed 886,823 smoke alarms, serving more than 998,500 people.

Attached, and below, are basic logistics information about local installation events. Most events are scheduled to begin at 0800 or 0830 and finish by ~1300.

*        Saturday, September 23 – Englewood

*        Saturday, September 23 – Canon City

*        Saturday, September 23 – Leadville

*        Saturday, September 30 – Thornton

*        Saturday, September 30 – Aurora

*        Saturday, September 30 – Grand Junction

*        Saturday, October 7 – Arvada

*        Saturday, October 7 – Colorado Springs (Meadows Park)

*        Saturday, October 7 – Pueblo

*        Friday, October 13 – Pueblo

*        Friday, October 13 – Colorado Springs (Old Colorado City)

*        Friday, October 13 – Colorado Springs (Brookside)

*        Friday, October 13 – Monument

*        Saturday, October 14 – Colorado Springs (Deerfield Hills)

*        Saturday, October 14 – Thornton

*        Saturday, October 14 – Greeley

*        Saturday, October 14 – Fort Collins

*        Saturday, October 14 – Durango


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