Here are some freebies and deals that are being offered by local businesses for Waldo Canyon Fire evacuees only. For the latest information on how you can help donate, please click here.
Tucano’s Brazilian Grill: free meal for evacuees, Sunday, July 1st, from 11-3.
Beth Moore Living Proof Event at the World Arena: they are offering free tickets for evacuees for this event on June 29-30. Go here and click on “new update” for more info.
IKEA (Centennial): 30% off + free shipping and handling to victims of the Waldo Canyon fire (show proof of loss with an official voucher provided by the American Red Cross, valid through 12/31/12). Details here (will be posted shortly).
Poor Richard’s: free meal for evacuees, firefighters, and Colorado Springs Police through Saturday! More info here.
Kangaroo Coffee: free 16 oz drip coffee for firefighters, paramedics, and police working the Waldo Canyon Fire, valid this Friday-Sunday, June 29-July 1st. Or, receive $1 off any other drink on the menu. More info here.
Smashburger: free burgers for firefighters and their families (with ID). I’m working to confirm details on this offer.
Academy Mini Golf: free round of golf for evacuees through July 2nd. Located at 1825 Dominion Way, near Academy and Dublin.
YMCA: free showers and recreation activities for evacuees at any indoor YMCA or city-owned, YMCA-operated indoor facility. Also, free day camp for kids. More info here. This deal is also valid for firefighters and their families.
Chapel Hills Mall: providing a private lounge for evacuees, with snacks and drinks, televisions, WiFi, video games for the kids – even a phone chargers! Go to Guest Services on the upper level to be directed to the area.
Boys and Girls Club: offering free childcare for evacuees, ages 5-18.
Ride for the Brand Rodeo: free admission, burger, and drink at the rodeo on Saturday night, June 30th. Get more info here.
Glacier Ice Cream and Gelato: 50% off for evacuees, Thursday only. They are located at 5166 N. Nevada Ave.
Play It Now Sports: free open gym to all evacuees ($5 for others). They are located at 5025 N Academy Blvd.; more info here.
Springs Community Acupuncture: $10 treatments for evacuees, as well as fire personnel, law enforcement, and volunteers. They are located at 2828 W. Colorado Ave.
Megan Hardre Photography: free family photo sessions for evacuees, including a CD of the photos. More info here.
Know of any others? Please comment! (Significant discounts only, please!)