Oklahoma wildfires: How to help and get help

Modified: August 6, 2012 at 8:36 pm •  Published: August 6, 2012
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• The Baptist General Convention of Oklahoma is also accepting donations through its website at www.bgco.org.

Shelters

The following American Red Cross shelters remain open:

• Slaughterville Baptist Church, 10101 60th St., Lexington.

• Sand Springs United Methodist Family Life Center, 101 W 38th St.

• Cushing Senior Citizens Center, 203 E Cherry St.

Other Aid

• Shovels, dust masks, garbage bags, water, snacks and other items are being distributed at the Luther Auditorium, 18955 NE 178, which will be open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday. Another site will open at Twelve Corners Baptist Church, 15601 E Etowah Road, in Noble. That site will be open from noon to 8 p.m. Tuesday and 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday, American Red Cross spokeswoman Nigel Holderby said. Wildfire victims will also be able to speak with professionals to assist with all facets of disaster recovery.

• U-Haul is offering 30 days free storage with a U-Box pod for victims of the wildfires. The pod can be moved with a special trailer or secured in a warehouse.


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