How You Can Help Victims of the Tornado in Oklahoma
A huge tornado touched down just outside of Oklahoma City earlier today, causing widespread destruction and leaving behind a yet-untold number of casualties.
To see how you can help those affected, see the list below. This list will continue to be updated.
The Oklahoma City Red Cross
You can donate to the Oklahoma City Red Cross now. The organization is maintaining open shelters as emergency teams undergo search and rescue efforts. To donate to the Red Cross, go to RedCross.org or text REDCROSS to 90999.
An anti-poverty and emergency relief non-profit, Samaritan’s Purse has set up relief units to help those affected by the tornadoes.
The Salvation Army
The local branch of the Salvation Army is directly supporting emergency responders to the tornadoes in Moore with supplies.
United Way of Central Oklahoma
The United Way in Oklahoma City has activated a fund for tornado aid, that will directly benefit relief and recovery in tornado-stricken areas.
Oklahoma Baptist Disaster Relief
This relief fund is dedicated to provided important services to survivors of the tornado, including tree removal services, laundry, and meals.
Checks can be made out to Oklahoma Relief – Red Cross and mailed directly to American Red Cross, Great Plains Chapter, 6 SE Lee Blvd, Lawton, OK 73501