To support the flood relief efforts in Boulder, CO, Restoration Sciences Academy (RSA) will donate 5% of fees from its hands-on restorative drying courses held during October in Burlington, WA. and Nashville, TN locations, according to a press release.
In addition, RSA and Dri-Eaz Products have donated equipment valued at over $20,000 to be used by Boulder Flood Relief to assist uninsured homeowners in the stricken region.
“The worst hit in this crisis are those who do not have adequate insurance coverage,” said Brandon Burton, Technical Director of Legend Brands. “We hope RSA’s cash donations and the equipment will make it easier to get everyone back into their homes.”
The fundraising effort is being led by SteamMaster Restoration and Cleaning in Eagle, Colo. According to Raj Manickam, CEO of SteamMaster, “The property damage is horrendous. The restoration and cleaning industry has stepped up,” said Manickam. “We responded promptly. You can’t drive down a street in the impacted area without seeing a restoration or cleaning company vehicle.”
Individuals wishing to contribute directly to the flood relief effort are urged to contact Boulder Flood Relief at 720-943-4482, or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.Current needs and relief activities are listed at the organization’s website at boulderfloodrelief.org.
(Related: To see Raj Manickam’s open letter to the industry regarding these recovery efforts, click here.)