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DULUTH - The American Red Cross still needs help with Superstorm Sandy clean-up efforts, so they've called on the Northland Red Cross to help fill 271 more volunteer spots.
it's been a little over a month since Sandy struck the East Coast, tearing down homes, infrastructure and affecting the lives of millions.
"It's affecting more and more people,” said Tony Guerra, with the Northland Red Cross. “There's high rises that are affected, there's the homes that were destroyed, it's a bad one."
Guerra says he's looking for people who can volunteer for two to three weeks at a time, with a valid driver's license and clean background.
"You could be sleeping in a shelter with 250 other Red Cross folks you just met that day on a gym floor, or working 12, 14 hour days 7 days a week,” said Guerra.
Guerra says volunteers are trained in about 12 different areas, like serving meals and counseling victims.
"It's an experience that is amazing,” said Marie Moore, a Northland volunteer who just returned from Sandy's destruction. “You meet so many people from so many different parts of the world."
So far, 30 Northlanders have volunteered, and the Red Cross is hoping more will join the team to help hurricane victims restore what little they have left.
Anyone who would like to volunteer can contact the Duluth Red Cross at 218-722-0071.