Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Red Cross To Host Multi-Agency Resource Center For Hitterdal Families Affected By Apartment Fire

The American Red Cross will be organizing a Multi-Agency Resource Center (MARC) for victims of the apartment fire in Hitterdal, MN. The MARC will be open from 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. on Wednesday, October 29th at the Hitterdal Community Center located at 101Vikings Avenue South

The purpose of the MARC is to bring local agencies together and create a ‘one-stop shop’ that provides resources for families affected by disaster. Organizations that will be present include the Red Cross, Salem Lutheran Church, the Salvation Army, Rural Enrichment and Counseling Headquarters, Inc. (REACH) Food Pantry, Eyecare Associates, and Pro Clean.

You can help people affected by disasters like home fires and countless other crises by making a donation to support American Red Cross Disaster Relief. Your gift enables the Red Cross to prepare for, respond to and help people recover from disasters big and small. Visit redcross.org, call 1-800-RED CROSS or text the REDCROSS to 90999 to make a $10 donation.

The city of Hitterdal has set up a fund to help families affected by the fire at the State Bank of Lake Park.

For more Red Cross fire safety and preparedness information, visit redcross.org/homefires.