As Hurricane Dorian threatens the east coast, Minnesotans are asking what they can do to help. Carrie Carlson-Guest with the American Red Cross says:

“People can donate by texting the word DORIAN to 90999 and that makes a $10 donation, you can also call 1-800-red-cross or   just go to”

Carlson-Guest says people are also urged to donate blood to help people in the impacted areas. You can make an appointment at