Vail Resorts Donates More Than $100,000 Towards Colorado Flood Relief Efforts

Colorado ski resortVail Resorts, Inc. will make an immediate $100,000 contribution towards relief efforts from the flooding that has occurred in Colorado’s Front Range in the past several days, and additionally it will donate $1 for every season pass sold in Colorado. The company will work with local officials to identify the appropriate organizations that need the funds and will post the final breakdown of its donations on the website.

"Our thoughts and prayers are with all of our friends, neighbors and employees in the Boulder and broader Colorado communities during this difficult time," said Rob Katz chairman and chief executive officer of Vail Resorts. "We believe it will be critical for everyone to come together in the coming weeks and months to help the community rebuild and heal, and we hope others join us in our efforts to help those in need."

Vail Resorts will host its company-wide volunteer Echo Day on September 21, 2013. Employees will work on community projects in 10 different locations across the country. More than 350 employees and their families from the corporate office in Broomfield will now donate their volunteer hours to help with restoration efforts in Boulder County. The company is working with the county and other agencies to determine the projects.

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