For updated information on the city’s recovery efforts in wake of Sunday’s tornado in North Minneapolis, click here.
Places for help/shelter:
• NorthEast Armory, 1025 Broadway St. NE., is where city officials and the Red Cross are sending families impacted by the storm while they work on setting up a family assistance center.
• The Salvation Army at 2024 Lyndale Ave. N. is providing people with clothing, food and other basic needs.
• The Prayer Center, 21 ½ W. Broadway Ave., is offering food assistance.
• The Minneapolis Foundation has established the Minnesota Helps–North Minneapolis Recovery Fund to assist with short-term and long-term housing and recovery efforts. You can donate online at GiveMN.org or send checks to The Minneapolis Foundation, 80 S. 8th St., Suite 800, Minneapolis, MN 55402.
• The American Red Cross is helping people impacted by the May 22 storms. Go to redcrosstc.org to donate. Follow the local Red Cross on Twitter @redcrosstc. Text the word “REDCROSS” to 90999 to make a $10 donation. Checks can be sent to the American Red Cross–Twin Cities Area Chapter, NW 5597, PO Box 14505, Minneapolis, MN 55485
• KMOJ Radio along with The Ackerberg Group and Catalyst Partners are collecting donations of non-perishable food, clothing and bottled water, among other items at the 5 Points Building at the corner of West Broadway and Penn avenues. Call 612-377-3456 for more details.
• NorthPoint Health and Wellness Center, 1315 Penn Ave. N., is collecting food donations, too. Call 612-767-9175 for more information.
• The Salvation Army is also helping storm victims. Financial donations can be made online at thesalarmy.org, by calling 1-800-SAL-ARMY or by sending a check to The Salvation Army, 2445 Prior Ave., Roseville, MN 55113.
(Sources: City of Minneapolis, Greater Twin Cities United Way and The North Minneapolis Post-Tornado relief efforts info sheet)