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Crookston Area Community Fund seeking donations for flood recovery

Donations will provide funding for the immediate and long-term needs of residents and organizations recovering from the recent flooding of the Red Lake River.

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Volunteers sandbag on South Main Street in Crookston on Sunday, April 24.
Ingrid Harbo / Grand Forks Herald
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CROOKSTON — The Crookston Area Community Fund (CACF) has opened a special disaster recovery and resiliency fund to seek donations to help flood recovery efforts in the community. Donations will provide funding for the immediate and long-term needs of residents and organizations recovering from the recent flooding of the Red Lake River.

Donations will be matched up to $5,000 by the CACF. Details on the grand application process will be released May 5.

To make a donation, visit https://bit.ly/3kDAVuo or mail a check to P.O. Box 543, Crookston, MN 56716.

The Crookston Area Community Fund is a component fund of the Northwest Minnesota Foundation, which is a 501(c)3 organization. CACF is committed to enhancing or improving the quality of life for residents and visitors of the Crookston area.

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Ingrid Harbo joined the Grand Forks Herald in September 2021.

Harbo covers Grand Forks region news, and also writes about business in Grand Forks and the surrounding area.

Readers can reach Harbo at 701-780-1124 or iharbo@gfherald.com. Follow her on Twitter @ingridaharbo.
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