FirstLink: Volunteers Needed To Distribute Food At Sandbag Central

Volunteers are needed to help distribute food at Sandbag Central, particularly at these times: Wednesday February 16th: 2:00pm – 8:00pm (2-4 volunteers) Friday February 18th:  9am – 2:30pm (1-3 volunteers) / 2:00pm – 8:00pm (2-4 volunteers) Thursday February 24th:  2:00pm – 8:00pm (2-4 volunteers) Interested volunteers (or restaurants) should contact the American Red Cross at…
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FirstLink: Free Bus Rides For Sandbag Volunteers

FirstLink received the following information from MATBUS: “Beginning on Monday, February 14, MATBUS will provide free rides for sandbagging and flood relief volunteers (not applicable to Paratransit services).  Area residents are encouraged to ride MATBUS to travel to/from a Sandbag Central shuttle sites.  This promotion will continue until the flood relief effort is over. If…
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FirstLink: Find Out When You Are Most Needed At Sandbag Central

FirstLink has received the following information from the city of Fargo: “A Web site is now available to help Sandbag filling coordinators and volunteers keep Sandbag Central operating at full capacity. By visiting http://volunteerstatus.cityoffargo.com/, volunteers can see when the most assistance is needed at Sandbag Central. On the website, a color coded matrix displays the…
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“Bounce Back And Adapt:” Building Resiliency

Those of us who’ve survived major floods know of the emotional toll such a disaster can have.  As we prepare our cities and organizations for likely flooding this Spring, it is equally important to prepare ourselves as individuals.  Red River Resilience (http://www.redriverresilience.com/) has developed these tips for successful coping to bounce back from crisis: Foster…
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