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Assistance Available for Veterans Impacted by Storms

Created: 06/20/2014 4:42 PM KAALtv.com

(ABC 6 NEWS) -- The Minnesota Department of Veterans Affairs is offering disaster relief grants for veterans impacted by the recent severe weather.

Grants for reimbursable expenses are avilable to veterans in Beltrami, Blue Earth, Brown, Dodge, Faribault, Freeborn, Goodhue, Grant, Hubbard, Jackson, Lake of the Woods, Le Sueur, Lyon, Koochiching, McLeod, Morrison, Mower, Murray, Nicollet, Nobles, Olmsted, Otter Tail, Pipestone, Ramsey, Redwood, Renville, Rice, Rock, Roseau, Saint Louis, Scott, Sibley, Steele, Todd, and Waseca counties.

Veterans, their families, and surviving spouses may be eligible for a disaster relief grant of up to $1,000 if they have not received other state or federal assistance.

Veterans and their families should contact their respective County Veteran Service Office to apply for a Disaster Relief Grant, or call 1-888-LINKVET (546-5838) for assistance finding the location and phone number of their CVSO.

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