How to help and get help
If you need help after the Woodward tornado:
• Water, tarps and other supplies are available at a bulk distribution center at the Woodward Church of Christ, 1315 W Hanks Trail.
• Red Cross mobile feeding trucks will be throughout the affected areas in Woodward offering food and supplies.
• Save receipts for any purchases because they will be required if federal assistance is granted.
• Emergency officials have asked for flashlights, AA and AAA batteries, leather gloves and military-style cots. Those can be donated at the Woodward County Emergency Management office, 100 Temple Houston Drive.
• Donations can be made to The Salvation Army by calling (800) 725-2769 or going online to
org and clicking the disaster link.
• Donations can be made to the American Red Cross by calling (405) 228-9500 or going online at www.okc.redcross.org and clicking on the “donate” tab. You also can text “Redcross” to 90999 for a $10 gift that will be added to your next cellphone bill. Business owners can help by calling (405) 228-9500.
• Food donations can be dropped off at the Living Word Fellowship Church, 1310 Oklahoma Ave.
• Clothes can be donated at Joseph's Coat, 417 Main St., a ministry of Woodward First Baptist Church.
From Staff Reports