NCU Staff Members Assist with Tornado Relief

Date: June 3, 2011 - 4:04pm
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Staff members from North Central University fanned across the tornado-devastated portions of North Minneapolis on Friday, May 27, 2011. Working with faith-based Urban Homeworks the group of NCU staffers helped dispose of debris.

A tornado hit Minneapolis on Sunday, May 22nd, damaging at least 100 homes, toppling hundreds of trees and injuring at least 29 people.

Since the tornado struck, public works crews and workers with the Minneapolis Park Board have removed significant amounts of wreckage from the city. So far, dump trucks have transported 4,424 loads of tree debris and the removal will continue through June 10.