Oklahoma tornadoes: How to help with relief efforts

How to help with Oklahoma tornado relief
Oklahoman Published: May 26, 2011

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.

• 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.

• Bible Baptist Church in Chickasha is accepting donations of items for tornado victims. Diapers are especially needed. Donations are being accepted at the church at 226 S 29. For more information, call 224-1569.

• Farmers Insurance Special Mobile Command Center is providing front-line assistance to customers and non-customers at Piedmont First United Methodist Church, 2525 Piedmont Road North. Call Jerry Davies at (213) 400-4459.

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