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Red Cross Helping Twelve People after Fire in North Minneapolis

Local Red Cross volunteers are supporting and comforting those affected.

MINNEAPOLIS, MINN., December 3, 2014 - The American Red Cross is helping twelve people - four adults and eight children -  following a fire on the 3300 block of Lyndale Ave. N. in Minneapolis on December 2.  Local Red Cross volunteers are supporting and comforting those affected, providing disaster relief for immediate needs, such as clothing, food, and emotional support, and assisting with long-term recovery planning.  

To become a Red Cross volunteer in your community, visit redcross.org/mn. People can help those affected by this and similar disasters by making a donation to support American Red Cross Disaster Relief. Financial gifts enable the Red Cross to prepare for and provide shelter, food, emotional support and other assistance in response to disasters. Visit redcross.org/mn or call (612) 871-7676. 

About the American Red Cross
The American Red Cross shelters, feeds and counsels victims of disasters; provides nearly half of the nation's blood supply; teaches lifesaving skills; and supports military members and their families. The Red Cross is a charitable organization — not a government agency — and depends on volunteers and the generosity of the American public to perform its humanitarian mission. For more information, please visit redcross.org/mn  or call (612) 871-7676.