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Oklahoma tornadoes: How to help with relief efforts

How to help with Oklahoma tornado relief
Oklahoman Published: May 27, 2011
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How to Help

• Red Cross is accepting monetary donations. Checks made payable to American Red Cross can be sent to: American Red Cross of Central Oklahoma, Dept. No. 96-0397, Oklahoma City, OK 73196-0397. For other ways to donate, call 228-9500 or go online to www.okc.redcross.org. To donate $10 via phone text message, text RED CROSS to 90999.


• The Oklahoma Baptist Disaster Relief Team is accepting donations. Team leaders said 100 percent of the money goes to disaster victims. Send donations to: Oklahoma Baptist Disaster Relief, 3800 N May, Oklahoma City, OK 73112. To make a donation online, go to www.bgco.org.

• Feed The Children is sending out trucks to collect relief supplies for Oklahoma storm victims. Bring work gloves, rubber gloves, ready-to-eat meals, snack foods, batteries, flashlights, cleaning supplies, shovels, tools, bottled water, diapers, baby items, generators and other items. The truck locations are at 50 Penn Place on Friday from 6 a.m. through 6 p.m.; Homeland on Britton and May in Oklahoma City each day until the afternoon of Memorial Day, May 30. To give a financial donation please call (800) 328-2122. For any questions please contact Tony Sellers at 945-4077.

• The Canadian County Salvation Army Service Center in El Reno is accepting donations for its mobile canteen unit. Donations of cold cuts, sports drinks, potato chips and other snack foods are needed. Donations can be taken to 201 S Bickford. For more information, call Leslie Johnson at 295-2343.

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