Donation Information:

You can make a donation here to help the families of Burnsville Officers Paul Elmstrand, Matthew Ruge and Paramedic Adam Finseth. Please include “Burnsville Heroes” in the comment section of your donation.

Clothing and non-perishable food donations are intended for the community, in the fallen heroes’ honor. Bring these donations to Prince of Peace and they will be distributed to the community through Mission Outpost. Thank you for your generosity!

Check back here for a list of grief support groups meeting in the coming weeks to help you process this tragedy.

Grief and Support Groups

Here is a list of grief and support groups available for the community. If you know of others that should be added to this list, email [email protected].


Berean Baptist Church
Group Trauma Counseling for First Responders
Wednesday, February 28, 6:30 pm
309 County Road 42 E, Burnsville

This session provides support for first responders struggling in the aftermath of the tragic incident that occurred in Burnsville. We want to extend a warm welcome to our congregation and beyond, offering a comforting and safe space where people can come together and find hope amidst the pain. Meet in Room 115. Contact Elizabeth: [email protected]


Hosanna! Church 
Grief Share
Tuesdays, 6 – 8pm
Thursdays, 10:30am – 12:30pm
9600 163rd Street West, Lakeville

Thursdays, 6pm – 8pm
205 2nd St. S., Dundas

When we find ourselves dealing with grief, we are better together! This group offers support and encouragement for those who are mourning the death of a loved one. Contact Kellie: [email protected] or 952-898-9287.


Prince of Peace Lutheran Church
Grief Support Series
Mondays, 6:00 pm
13801 Fairview Drive, Burnsville

The focus on February 26 will be how grief affects families and communities, and extra facilitators will be present. All of these sessions are led by trained facilitators, and you are welcome to join us for one session or the whole series. Contact Jody: [email protected]


The Grief Club of MN
[email protected] or 952-224-4859
2025 Coulter Blvd, Suite 100, Chanhassen

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