KANSAS CITY, MO - Several volunteers from Kansas City have headed to flood-hit Colorado to help with relief efforts.
Sue Kariker is one of five other Red Cross volunteers from the area who have been called to duty.
She'll be working from Denver at the organization's public affairs division making sure everyone, including family, victims and members of the media is informed with the latest updates.
"You know, you try to imagine yourself or your loved ones in that situation and, so of course, when you see it real and you talk to the people it’s so much more meaningful to you and it makes sense and you feel proud that you did take the time to go and help people," Kariker said.
More than 1,000 remain stranded and hundreds are still unaccounted for statewide.
You can contact the Red Cross Kansas City chapter at (816) 931-8400 to find out how you can help with relief efforts.
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