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Oklahoma wildfires: How to help and get help

Oklahoma wildfires: How to help and get help
by Andrew Knittle and Robert Medley and LeighAnne Manwarren Modified: August 7, 2012 at 9:01 pm •  Published: August 7, 2012
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• Volunteers are needed at Christmas Connection, 5728 S May Ave., to help sort and stock items donated for fire victims. Go to www.christmasconnection.org and select the “Volunteer” icon or call 634-2006.

• Luther officials ask that donations be taken to the Church of Christ Community Center, 201 E 1st St. Donations will be accepted from 7 a.m. to 8 a.m. through Friday. Monetary donations may be made through an established fund at First Bank and Trust of Luther by calling 277-3211.

• Hay and feed donations are being sought in Creek County. Feed for cattle and horses is particularly needed, but other livestock feed will be accepted. A donation site has been established at the Creek County Fairgrounds, 17808 W State Highway 66, in Kellyville. Those wanting to donate or in need should call Sherman Grubb at (918)

224-2194.

• The Baptist General Convention of Oklahoma is also accepting donations through its website at www.bgco.org.

• First Fidelity Bank is accepting donations for fire victims at its Oklahoma City metro and Tulsa branches. For a full list of branch locations, go to www.ffb.com/find-us.

by Andrew Knittle
Investigative Reporter
Andrew Knittle has covered state water issues, tribal concerns and major criminal proceedings during his career as an Oklahoma journalist. He has won reporting awards from the state's Associated Press bureau and prides himself on finding a real...
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by Robert Medley
Breaking News Reporter
Robert Medley has been a reporter for The Oklahoman since 1989, covering various news beats in the Oklahoma City metro area and in the Norman news bureau. He has been part of the breaking news team since 2008. A 1987 University of Oklahoma...
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by LeighAnne Manwarren
Breaking News Reporter
LeighAnne Manwarren is a reporter covering breaking news, crime and weather for The Oklahoman and NewsOK.com. An Oklahoma City native, Manwarren is a University of Oklahoma journalism alum and has interned for The Oklahoman, the Oklahoma Gazette,...
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