Giving Back

How to Help the Oklahoma Tornado Victims

by Pavia Rosati

Photo: AP

The tornado that struck the Oklahoma City suburb of Moore yesterday afternoon traveled 20 miles in 40 minutes, cutting a devastating path that left at least 91 people, including 20 children, dead. Neighborhoods have been flattened. Plaza Towers Elementary School was reduced to ruins. Search and rescue efforts will continue for days.

And then begins the long and slow process of recovery. If you'd like to help, here are some ways to do it:

Red Cross Disaster Relief Fund: Click to give or text 90999 to make a $10 donation.

Regional Food Bank of Oaklahoma: Click to make a donation, or text FOOD to 32333. $10 will be charged to your phone bill.

Salvation Army, Arkansas-Oklahoma Division: Click to donate online or call 1-800-725-2769.

Oklahoma Baptist Disaster Relief: Donations will help with tree removal, laundry services, and meals for victims.

Team Rubicon: Their mission is to send military veterans to disaster sittations to help first responders. They are on their way to Moore. Donate to their efforts.

We'll continue to update this page with more resources.


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