MINNEAPOLIS — The fire at the Drake Hotel on Christmas morning displaced more than 200 families, already fighting against being homeless.

In the days since more than $475,000 in donations came from many of you to the Minneapolis Foundation – to directly help those in need.

So where has that money gone so far?

Jana asked the CEO of the foundation, former Minneapolis Mayor R.T. Rybak.

Here is their conversation.

Minneapolis Foundation Twitter Page (includes updates when donation dollars are used): https://twitter.com/mplsfoundation  

Here's where you can give:  https://giving.onecause.com/public/02ad4737-2285-4ad2-91c6-95cd66b423bf/fundraisers/4a01eda4-2a92-4347-b3e2-6ffb346eac3e/donate