Aurora's only comic book shop, All C's Collectibles, recently announced it was putting together a benefit on August 25th and 26th. No sooner did they announce the event, then big name talent like Matt Fraction (The Invincible Iron Man), Tim Daniels (Enormous), and Steve Niles (30 Days of Night) volunteered to help. They also got coverage from CBR.com, which raised the profile of their Facebook page.
More guest announcements are sure to come. And there are already ways for those who can't attend the event to donate. It might be worth it for you to like their Facebook page. Not only can you show your support, you'll be kept up-to-date on all the announcements, auctions, and sales. From what I understand, they may even be selling these cool shirts: