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United Way of Bemidji Area seeks volunteers for sandbagging efforts

Bemidji carpooling will be available June 8, 9, 15 and 16. Departure from the United Way of Bemidji Area’s office will take place at 8 a.m. and return at 5 p.m. each day.

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BEMIDJI – The United Way of Bemidji Area and Northeastern Minnesota invite volunteers to assist in sandbagging efforts for the International Falls and Kabetogama area throughout the month of June.

“The United Way of Bemidji Area is partnering with the United Way of northeastern Minnesota to assist in protecting homes and families in response to the flooding across the Rainy River Basin,” a release said. “This is a historic flood that has already exceeded the records set in 2014 and 1950 and has broken all-time records for lake levels in the region.”

Bemidji carpooling will be available June 8, 9, 15 and 16. Departure from the Bemidji United Way office will take place at 8 a.m. and return at 5 p.m. each day.

Light breakfast, lunch and snacks will be provided.

Those interested can sign up at www.volunteerbemidji.org.

Related Topics: UNITED WAY OF BEMIDJI AREA
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