Oklahoma tornado: How to help, donate

<b>Oklahoma tornado: </b>How to help, donate

Oklahoma tornado: How to help, donate



Posted on May 21, 2013 at 6:53 AM

Updated Wednesday, May 22 at 12:56 PM

The following organizations are accepting donations for relief efforts in Moore, Okla.:

St. Tammany Fire District #1

All St. Tammany Fire Dist. #1 stations will collect non-perishable food items that will be taken to Moore, Oklahoma. They are working in cooperation with a church in Norman, Oklahoma. They ask only for non-perishable food, that can include pet food and infant formula.

They are not collecting clothes, office supplies or other items.

Collection will run from Friday, May 24 until Friday, June 7.

Operation Nehemiah (New Orleans)
(group is raising funds to ship tractor trailers loaded with beds and other supplies, seeking volunteers to help pack)

email: ffranke@cox.net
Phone: 504-782-3337

American Red Cross

Phone: 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767); for Spanish speakers, 1-800-257-7575; for TDD, 1-800-220-4095.

If you want to send a $10 donation to the Disaster Relief fund via text message, you can do so by texting the word REDCROSS to 90999. You need to be 18 or older, or have parental permission.


Salvation Army

Phone: 1-800-SAL-ARMY (1-800-725-2769).

Supporters can donate online via the organization's website, SalvationArmyUSA.org. You can also text the word STORM to 80888 to make a $10 donation via cellphone.


Feeding America

Phone: 1800-910-5524

Donate online here.


The United Way of Central Oklahoma

To donate over the phone with a credit card, call 405-523-3598, 405-523-3597, or their main number: 405-236-8441. 

You can also donate with a check by ”May Tornado Relief” on the check and mailing it to:
United Way of Central Oklahoma
P.O. Box 837
Oklahoma City, OK 73101


The Oklahoma Humane Society

The Humane Society is working with the City of Oklahoma City to assist the City of Moore to receive, assess and shelter animals, and are working to ensure that these animals receive necessary care as they find their way home


Oklahoma Baptist Disaster Relief

The Oklahoma Baptist Convention says says donations will "go straight to help those in need providing tree removal services, laundry services and meals to victims of disasters."    

You can send checks to:
Attn: Disaster Relief
3800 N. May Ave.
Oklahoma City, OK 73112.