Thank you for your desire to help us with disaster relief efforts in Oklahoma. Our greatest need at this point is monetary donations, so we can purchase items to best serve Oklahoma tornado victims from May 19-20, 2013. Please click here to donate online. You can also call 405.604.7111 to make a donation over the phone, or text TORNADO to 32333 to have a $10 donation applied to your wireless bill.
For large scale palletized donations, please email email@example.com. For all other disaster related questions or requests, please email firstname.lastname@example.org. Please be patient in waiting for a response, as we are processing an extremely high volume of communications at this time. We will do our best to follow up with you as soon as possible.
If you would like to donate items, the most-needed food items are Gatorade (and similar drinks); healthy ready-to-eat, individual serving snacks, such as granola bars and cereal bars; and ready-to-serve pop-top canned foods, such as Vienna sausages. We ask that you drop off items at one of the locations listed below. If you know of another business or church acting as a drop site for food and other disaster relief items, please email email@example.com so they can be added to this list.
The following locations are accepting cash donations to benefit the Regional Food Bank of Oklahoma's disaster relief efforts:
Individuals who want to volunteer to help with disaster relief should register on the Oklahoma Medical Reserve Corps (OKMRC) website at www.okmrc.org. OKMRC is designed to bring together different healthcare-related organizations and members of the community, including physicians, nurses, public health workers, and other medical professionals. In addition, volunteers without a background in medical training are needed.
Shelters & Assistance
If you are a Moore resident needing help, please contact one of the following churches:
If you have been displaced as a result of the tornadoes, the locations below are available as shelters.
The State has launched a website, okstrong.ok.gov, to provide up-to-date information and resources. Individuals affected by the storm are urged report their whereabouts on the American Red Cross website, safeandwell.org.
Recipients of SNAP (the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program commonly known as "food stamps") whose households were impacted by the storms and have lost their food benefit cards should contact their county Oklahoma Department of Human Services (OKDHS) worker and request a lost food replacement. Persons needing food assistance can apply for SNAP at their local county OKDHS office.
If you are looking for a lost pet you can check okclostpet.com.