Even before considering the scarred landscape, and the memories associated with two people dying and 345 homes disappearing in the Waldo Canyon Fire, people could be forgiven for shying away from buying homes or lots in Mountain Shadows. After all, the fire's devastation was so widespread up there that a few months ago, County Assessor Mark Lowderman lowered property values by 10 percent on homes that didn't burn, due to the stigma of their being in the destruction zone.

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Testimonials

I'm so glad you folks are doing all you're doing! I can honestly say that we would be considerably worse off, financially and emotionally, if it were not for the selfless and tireless volunteer efforts of these folks at CARe."

Witch Creek Fire Survivor, 2007