CARe News

Our heartfelt appreciation to the 2007 San Diego fire survivor who recommended CARe services to the Colorado Springs fire survivors who lost their homes June 26, 2012. Due to his recommendation the Colorado Springs community invited CARe to present two fire recovery seminars attended by over 200 homeowners. We also met with over two dozen fire survivors one-on-one to begin their instruction regarding their insurance claims process. We are also scheduling future events to help more of the disaster survivors in the area.

CARe gives instruction to Waldo Canyon Fire survivors

We offer  our gratitude to Colorado Springs HBA-Cares and the two local HOA’s affected by the fire as well as the Garden of the Gods Club and Lodge who are making our instructional program available to the Colorado Springs community.
CARe’s instruction was received with enthusiasm as homeowners remained well beyond the meeting’s time to ask additional questions and to begin the process of developing policy groups.  CARe, as usual, began its instruction with it basic insurance policy, personal property inventory and scope of loss information. CARe heard from fire survivors some good news: Homeowners reported substantial payments approaching policy limits and many reported that their insurer had paid 60 and 75% of personal property coverage. Also, no homeowner reported having hired a Public Adjuster.
However, within hours, insurance problems, identical to the issues experienced in San Diego, Poway, Lake Arrowhead and all the other areas where we have delivered our services, unfortunately emerged. Californians are not alone: unreasonably high depreciation, no ALE funds available, no insurance and underinsurance are issues that will need to be addressed and resolved by and for the Waldo Canyon fire survivors.
If you ‘d like to help with our Colorado Springs program, please consider sending your donation to CARe.

Inspirational Quotes

It’s unwise to pay too much, but it’s worse to pay too little. When you pay too much, you lose a little money—that is all. When you pay too little, you sometimes lose everything, because the thing you bought was incapable of doing the thing it was bought to do.


Thank you so much for taking the time to meet with me (on a one-on-one) basis yesterday! I can't tell you how educational and informative I found our discussion! You have no idea (or maybe you do…). This has really put the wind back in our emotional sails, at a time in the process when we are both flagging somewhat. Your knowledge and information are invaluable. Thank you so much for sharing your time and expertise so generously.

2003 Cedar Fire Survivor, San Diego CA