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Local Emergency Based Resources


There are incredible resources in our counties that help with a coordinated emergency response. These have little wait time and provide big support for emergencies! Our most recent emergency: thousands of people without power, hundreds without homes, access to clean water and in need of food!

It’s great to contact your insurance company ASAP! They’ll cover a lot of those needs and can even give you much needed cash up front to help with the next steps.

Here are some great contacts:

Central MN Red Cross (320) 251-7641

Salvation Army 320-241-1273 or 651-746-3400.

West Central Minnesota Community Action Douglas/Pope Counties  320-304-3458 or 800-492-4805.

Local Churches: Love INC 320.759.3022

United Way 320.834.7800

You can donate anytime or ask to help!