American Red Cross

Pete & Ashli: How We Can Help Flooded Texans
As Minnesotans, when we see the kind of suffering and devastation like we're seeing in southeast Texas -- the first thing we ask is, "How can we help?" This morning we talked about what seems like the best option right now.
Remember How We All Wanted to Help Ten Years Ago on September 11th
As the tenth anniversary of the terrorist attacks on September 11th, 2001 approach I remember how helpless I felt that day. I think so many Americans wanted to know what they could do to help and, unfortunately, there was not a lot we could do. The one thing many of us could, and did, do was give blood. A need we still have today.
Haiti: One Year Later
One year ago today Haiti was devastated by a deadly earthquake and the fight for survival is still a daily struggle for the Haitian people. I know that once these big news stories are no longer at the top of the list on our internet browsers and the constant flow of pictures, videos, and news updates have diminished from our televisions it is easy to forget what is still devastating this country e