Red Cross Assisting Helping 6 After Fire in Litchfield, MN


Minneapolis, April 16, 2013—The American Red Cross is helping six people, four adults and two children, after a fire disaster on the 400 block of South Davis Avenue in Litchfield, Minnesota, on Sunday. The Red Cross helps provide disaster relief for immediate recovery needs, such as shelter, clothing, food, and emotional support.

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 www.redcross.org or call 1-800-RED-CROSS. Contributions may also be sent to your local American Red Cross chapter or to the American Red Cross, P.O. Box 37243, Washington, DC 20013.

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/northmn or call (612) 871-7676.