How To Help Oklahoma Tornado Victims
Here are the contacts for a few relief organizations in the local Oklahoma region.
The America Red Cross has several shelters open in the affected area and throughout the state and are delivering meals to victims and rescuers. You can donate online here, text "REDCROSS" to 90999 to give $10 to American Red Cross Disaster Relief, or donate by phone at 1-800-RED-CROSS.
The Oklahoma tornado relief webpage of the Salvation Army can be used to make donations here. You can also text "STORM" to 80888 to make a $10 donation, by phone at 1-800-SAL-ARMY or send a check to The Salvation Army, P.O. Box 12600, Oklahoma City, OK. 73157. If sending a check make sure to write "Oklahoma tornado relief" on it.
Operation USA, based in California, is providing emergency aid to community based health organizations in Oklahoma. You can text "AID" to 50555 to make a $10 donation. You may donate online here, by phone at 1-800-678- 7255, or with a check made out to Operation USA, 7421 Beverly Blvd., PH, Los Angeles, CA, 90036.