Our hearts go out to everyone affected by the tragic fire in the Cedar/Riverside neighborhood in Minneapolis this week. Thank you to the brave responders, compassionate community members and tireless volunteers who have all worked around the clock to comfort the friends, family and neighbors touched by this devastating disaster.
As the recovery process and healing begins, the Red Cross will continue reaching out to families and working with our partners, such as the Brian Coyle Center, Confederation of Somali Community in Minnesota, City of Minneapolis, and elected officials and more, to help those in need.
If you or someone you know is in need Red Cross emergency assistance as a result of this disaster, please call (612) 871-7676.
Also, community organizations have established funds to support those affected by this disaster.
For more information, please visit:
Confederation of Somali Community in Minnesota, www.csc-mn.org
Brian Coyle Center/Pillsbury United Communities, www.puc-mn.org.