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Twin Cities groups offer resources for folks hurt by riots

Groups are gathering donations and planning clean up events Tuesday.

Twin Cities nonprofits, community organizations and churches are gathering donations and coordinating cleanup efforts in areas damaged by the rioting that has followed the death of George Floyd in police custody on Memorial Day.

Here are some resources for those looking to volunteer or who are in need of assistance. Scheduled events have been in flux, check the linked webpages for updates.

Donate food or other supplies:

  • Mixed Blood Theatre Company is offering a food pantry from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday at 1501 S. 4th St., Minneapolis. People seeking food or supplies can stop by during those hours, and donations can also be made during that time. Those who would like to volunteer to help operate the pantry or deliver to locations in Cedar Riverside can show up at 10 a.m. Tuesday, or throughout the day.
  • A grocery pop-up event is being held at Nu Way Baptist Church, 1530 N. Russell Ave., Minneapolis. People can donate or pick up goods from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday.
  • The Zakat Foundation is giving out fresh produce and milk from 10 a.m. to noon Tuesday at Cup Foods, 3759 Chicago Ave. Minneapolis.

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