Gretchen Hjelmstad

Red Cross is looking for volunteers

The highest priority is for those with experience in health services and for those willing to deploy for two weeks.

FARGO, N.D. –The Red Cross is looking for volunteers for both local and national efforts. Since September 1st, the Minn-Kota region of the Red Cross has deployed over 200 volunteers. They have helped with wildfire and hurricane relief across the country. People can volunteer to assist with local needs, but the highest priority are for the those willing to deploy…

American Red Cross Helps People Affected by Fargo Apartment Fire

The Red Cross encourages everyone to practice fire safety and discuss escape plans.

FARGO, N.D.–The American Red Cross is helping 12 people affected by an apartment fire Thursday night. The fire occurred in the 2800 block of 7th Street North in Fargo. Multiple people were forced to jump from balconies to escape the smoke that filled two of the three stories. The American Red Cross is offering those displaced by the fire, including…

Red Cross Providing Care to Families Affected by Home Fires Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

FARGO, N.D.–The American Red Cross is continuing to provide care to communities affected by home fires despite the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Red Cross volunteers responded to 43 fires across North Dakota, South Dakota and Northwestern Minnesota during the month of March and offered assistance to 125 people affected by these fires. The Red Cross says it is working closely with…