Red Cross to open two emergency aid stations in north Minneapolis

As the American Red Cross continues to assist the thousands affected by the May 22 tornado, the organization is opening two Emergency Aid Stations in north Minneapolis to assist residents as they continue the recovery process. The stations, run in conjunction with the City of Minneapolis disaster recovery shuttle buses , will be located at Willard Park (17th Ave. N. and Queen Ave. N.) and Jordan Park (2927 Irving Ave. N.), Wednesday, June 1 through Friday, June 3, from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Each Red Cross station will provide snacks, lunch and water; offer health and mental health services as well as have caseworkers on-hand to provide information about disaster recovery.  

In addition to the Emergency Aid Stations, the Red Cross will continue to canvass affected neighborhoods providing food, water, snacks and other relief supplies. The North Commons Recreation Center (1801 James Ave. N), a temporary Red Cross shelter, is also open for those with disaster-caused needs.

If you were affected by the tornado and in are need of Red Cross assistance, please call (612) 871-7676.

Published Jun 1, 2011



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