VIDEO: Red Cross Volunteers

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(ABC 6 News) – Emergency shortages in a couple of areas have the Red Cross sending out urgent appeals nationwide and right here in Minnesota.

Melanie Tschida, Executive director of the American Red Cross SEMN region went in-depth on the need for blood, platelet donations and the need for volunteers during an active disaster season.