Red Cross Opens Shelters For Oklahoma Tornado Victims


Tuesday, May 24th 2011, 11:46 pm
By: News 9


News9.com

OKLAHOMA CITY – The Red Cross has opened several shelters for victims affected by the tornadoes of Tuesday, May 24.

Disaster Action Teams are moving to provide shelter, water, food and emotional support for tornado survivors. Teams are also beginning preliminary damage assessments in several neighborhoods.

RED CROSS OPERATED SHELTERS:

Logan County
Noble Avenue Baptist Church
1219 W. Noble Avenue
Guthrie, Oklahoma

McClain County
Newcastle Storm Shelter
851 N. Carr
Newcastle, Oklahoma

Blain County
Canton Community Center
301 N. Garfield
Canton, Oklahoma

Payne County
Red Cross Office
114 West 8th Street
Stillwater, Oklahoma

RED CROSS SUPPORTED SHELTERS:

Canadian County
First Baptist Church
113 Jackson Avenue NW
Piedmont, Oklahoma

Canadian County
Salvation Army Boys & Girls Club
201 S. Bickford
El Reno, Oklahoma

Grady County
Bible Baptist Church
226 S. 29th Street
Chickasha, Oklahoma

If you want to help people affected by the tornadoes or other shelters, you can make a donation to American Red Cross Disaster Relief by visiting http://www.okc.redcross.org/. You can also call (405) 228-9500, or text the word "REDCROSS" to 90999 to make a $10 donation.

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