Best Buy provides free charging
MOORE — Best Buy is providing free charging stations at its Moore location, 2700 S Service Rd. Verizon Wireless and AT&T are setting up the stations in the store's parking lot. The store itself has not yet reopened.
Emergency crews eat for free
MOORE — McAlister's Deli is inviting all police, fire and emergency personnel a free box lunch at the Moore location, 931 SW 25.
Penn Square accepts donations
Penn Square Mall is a designated Goodwill Industries of Central Oklahoma donation collection site for tornado relief in Moore. Items such as Gatorade, bottled water, baby formula, diapers, baby wipes, individually wrapped snacks, sunscreen, hand sanitizer and personal hygiene products will be collected from 1 to 7 p.m. Thursday and Friday and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. Representatives from Goodwill will be on-site to load donations on a truck and deliver them to Moore. Penn Square Mall is at 1901 Northwest Expressway; the donations will be collected in the south parking lot, which is visible from Northwest Expressway.
Target gives to tornado relief
Minneapolis-based Target Corp. has donated $250,000 to Moore's tornado relief efforts. The donation includes $150,000 in cash and in-kind donations to the American Red Cross, $30,000 to The Salvation Army and $20,000 in product donations such as water and rescue and recovery supplies. Target is also giving $50,000 to Plaza Towers Elementary School and Briarwood Elementary School.
Walmart pledges $1M for relief
Walmart, based in Bentonville, Ark., has pledged $1 million in cash and in-kind donations to help the Moore tornado victims. The retailer is also directing truckloads of water, food and other basic items to the community. Workers from stores in Missouri, Kansas, Texas and Arkansas have traveled to Moore to staff the stores while employees affected by the tornado take time off to be with their families.
FROM STAFF REPORTS