Salvation Army, Red Cross both have text-messaging option for donations

FROM STAFF REPORTS Modified: May 13, 2010 at 11:59 am •  Published: May 13, 2010
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Food

A mobile feeding unit at Interstate 240 and Anderson Road is run by the Central Oklahoma Area Command of the Salvation Army.

Mobile feeding units are traveling throughout Little Axe, Moore, Norman, Seminole, Shawnee and surrounding areas. The Salvation Army workers are from Ardmore, Enid, Shawnee, McAlester and Tulsa.

Emotional and spiritual care is available from Salvation Army crews throughout the area.

The American Red Cross of Central Oklahoma also has feeding sites in affected areas. All sites serve breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Feeding locations:

Cromwell fire department — 412 Shawnee Ave.

Harrah — Harrah Church, 101 S Dobbs Road.

Norman — Crosspointe Church, 24{+ }th Avenue SE and State Highway 9.

Tecumseh — Pentacostal Church of God, 210 W Washington.

American Red Cross has mobile feeding units in those areas and in Ardmore and Blackwell.

Red Cross will be handing out shovels, trash bags, work gloves and boxes in affected areas.

Counselors from Hope Community Center will be out in affected areas, and at Harrah Church.

Health

Medical workers from the Oklahoma City-County Health Department and area fire departments will continue giving free tetanus vaccinations today to residents and volunteers cleaning up rubble in tornado damaged areas. The nurses and paramedics will travel to affected neighborhoods to administer the tetanus shots. Free shots are also available from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Oklahoma County District 2 barn, 7501 S Anderson Road, through Saturday. Shots are also given at the health department, 921 NE 23.

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