Update - Minnesota Helps - North Minneapolis Recovery Fund

Source: Minnesota Helps 06/13/2011

The generous support of individual donors combined with contributions from local foundations and corporations to the Minnesota Helps - North Minneapolis Recovery Fund has raised more than $1 million dollars! This fund has provided affected residents of North Minneapolis with immediate support in the aftermath of the tornado and will support the long-term recovery of the community through grant dollars to nonprofit organizations.

To date the fund has supported the following organizations:

  • The Disaster Recovery Center in North Minneapolis, which has provided 2,200 households with emergency supplies.
  • The Northside Community Response Team to make repairs to 30-50 homes and protect uninsured homeowners from further property damage.
  • EMERGE's StreetWerks youth program to assist Northside residents in removing debris and beautification efforts.
  • Urban Homeworks to increase participation of Northside minority contractors in tornado response efforts and assist in their certification and quality control.

Regular updates will be provided on www.MinnesotaHelps.org.

Link to Source: Minnesota Helps
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