RED CROSS DAKOTAS REGION

Red Cross Deploys Nine to Help Those in Hurricane Dorian’s Path

one is from minnesota, one is from north dakota and the rest are from south dakota

FARGO, N.D. — The American Red Cross Dakotas Region sends nine volunteers to Florida as Hurricane Dorian approaches. One volunteer is from North Dakota, one is from Minnesota and the others are from South Dakota. They are just a few of 1,600 hundred Red Cross members from around the country helping set up pre–evacuation shelters. Red Cross Dakotas Region plans…

Nine Volunteers Deploy to East Coast for Hurricane Florence Relief

Volunteers will help distribute food and bulk supplies

FARGO, N.D. — Hurricane Florence is a Category Four storm expected to reach landfall in the Carolinas and Virginia by Thursday. While evacuation orders are in place, brave volunteers heading into the storm. All it took was one ad in the paper. “Red Cross needed help so we said we can do this and then we started taking classes and then…

Red Cross Offers Tips on Safe Halloween

Things to keep in mind thanks to the local Red Cross.

FARGO, N.D. – It’s that time of year when ghosts and goblins take to the streets for some Halloween fun. The celebration is growing more and more popular with everyone – kids to adults – and the American Red Cross has advice people can follow to help stay safe this Halloween while enjoying the festivities. SAFETY TIPS FOR TRICK-or-TREATERS As parents…

The Valley’s Sixth Red Cross Vehicle Heads to Houston

A couple plans to be in Texas by Sunday to help storm victims for two weeks

FARGO, ND — The Red Cross helped bring the response vehicle all the way from Rochester, Minnesota to Fargo. It can carry a crew and meals to feed up to a thousand people in areas of disaster. So begins the three hour drive from Bismarck to Fargo to start Molly Zosel and Lance Houer’s journey. “I’m used to driving so…

F-M Area Prepares to Help Hurricane Harvey Victims

Twenty-two people have already been deployed to Houston

FARGO, ND — At least 23 people have died in Hurricane Harvey which has just been downgraded to a tropical depression. The Red Cross Dakotas Region is offering training to those that want to step up and help in the Gulf Coast. The American Red Cross website crashed Tuesday, after receiving too many volunteer applications to help Hurricane Harvey’s victims….