Donations for the Front Range

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FRUITA, Colo. (KKCO) Seeing all the devastation caused by the flooding on the Front Range has inspired people across the nation to lend a helping hand.

One Grand Valley resident has been collecting donations of water, clothing, shoes, and pet food.

On Tuesday, Leanda Ridgway loaded those donations, which added up to 24 pallets, onto a truck to help those on the Front Range.

"I can't imagine what they're going through. They've lost everything. It's moving because as a community we have stepped together and banded together and made a mighty fist and said we're going to help," says Ridgway.

Many community members and businesses came together to make all this happen. UPS even donated the truck to take the relief items over to the Front Range.

You can still make donations to help out. Just stop by 1874 highway 6 and 50 between 9am and 3pm. Ridgway will be taking donations up to Saturday. Another truck will head back to the Front Range next week.

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