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Since the terrorist attack on the United States, Steamboat Springs residents have looked for ways they can become involved in relief efforts. Below is a listing of events, fund-raisers and charitable organizations related to the recovery effort:

BLOOD DRIVE A blood drive is scheduled for Oct. 2 at the Steamboat Springs Airport. To schedule an appointment, call 879-2081.

STUFFED ANIMALS Danielle Stauffer of Steamboat Springs, a fourth-grader, is organizing a stuffed animal collection effort. Drop boxes will be available through Sept. 25 at Soda Creek Elementary, Strawberry Park Elementary, Clark’s Market, The Village at Steamboat, Grand Kids, Safeway, Steamboat Motors, City Market and at the ski corp. accounting office. The stuffed animals will be sent to children who are victims of the terrorist attacks. Call 879-6722 for more information.

FNBR First National Bank of the Rockies has joined with the Colorado Bankers Association in organizing a relief fund. All contributions collected by FNBR will be directed to the Red Cross. Donations are being accepted at the Hayden office, 252 Jefferson Ave., and at the branch in Oak Creek. Checks may be made payable to the Colorado Relief Fund for the Victims.

ALPINE BANK Alpine Bank in Steamboat Springs is accepting cash donations to benefit victims the terrorist attacks. Donations may be made at the bank branch, 1901 Pine Grove Road, Steamboat Springs, 80477.

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VECTRA BANK Vectra Bank has joined with the Colorado Bankers Association to raise funds for the Red Cross. Donations are being accepted at Vectra Bank branches.

SEARCH AND RESCUE Search and Rescue will donate 50 percent of all proceeds from its annual fund-raiser Tuesday to assist victims of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks. The fund-raiser is from 5:30 to 10 p.m. at Slopeside Grill.

UNITED WAY The United Way’s September 11 Fund seeks cash donations to help victims of the terrorist attacks. Donations may be sent to: The United Way, 2 Park Avenue, New York, NY, 10016 or call (800) 710-8002. Also, in-kind service donations are being accepted. Please call (800) helpnow.

LEVELZ NIGHTCLUB is hosting a benefit on Wednesday and is donating all the proceeds from the event to The Disaster Relief Fund. The Stryker Short Foundation, based in Fort Collins has agreed to match funds donated by any group in Northern Colorado. Levelz entire staff will be working for free and donating their time and tips for the cause. The owners of Levelz are sponsoring the rest of the event with some help from other local businesses. B&K Distributing has agreed to make a contribution, Alpine Taxi has offered to give free rides home to those who attend the event. There will be a fire performance by Michael Moss and Highfire. DJ Paradox will be donating his time and spinning the hits all night long. Door prizes will also be available. Those who want to support the event please contact Levelz at 870-9090 and ask for Chad.

Editor’s note: If you have an event or a fund-raising effort that should be added to this list, please contact the Steamboat Pilot & Today at 871-4221 or by e-mail at editor@steamboatpilot.com.