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Red Cross Helping Multiple Families Following River Glen Fire

2014-11-04 - NMN Region - Red Cross Helping Multiple Families Following River Glen Fire
Ten Red Cross volunteers responded to help those in need, providing disaster relief.

The American Red Cross is helping 18 adults and 20 children following an apartment fire at the River Glen Apartments in Brooklyn Center on Monday.

Ten Red Cross volunteers responded to help those in need, providing disaster relief for immediate recovery needs, such as shelter, clothing, food, and emotional support.

To become a Red Cross volunteer in your community, visit redcross.org.

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 or call 1-800-RED-CROSS (1-800-733-2767).

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 or call (612) 871-7676.