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In the Wake of Devastation: How YOU can Help

In the wake of the devastation that the F5 tornado left in it’s path of  destruction, many are left wondering how to help, especially those in Moore, Oklahoma. When you want to reach out beyond thoughts and prayers but are unable to travel to Oklahoma, here are a few ways you can still help. These following relief organizations are present in the area and all proceeds/donations will go directly to help the victims as they rebuild their lives:

Tornado victims in ‘hug seen around the world’: First responder, Jim Routon and Hezekiah Darbon embrace after Monday’s Moore, Okla. tornado strike. Image Credit: AP/Reuters

Salvation Army 

This relief organization is actively working on the ground in Moore, Oklahoma to help the residents and aid other areas in the Plains and Midwest. You can donate online or text STORM to 80888 to contribute $10 to the Salvation Army’s relief efforts. Donations can also be made by phone at 1-800-SAL-ARMY. If you would rather send cash or check, mail to: The Salvation Army, P.O. Box 12600, Oklahoma City, OK 73157.

American Red Cross 

The American Red Cross is aiding in the effort, in numerous ways. They have built several shelters and their Red Cross Emergency Response Vehicles are delivering hot meals throughout affected areas. Text REDCROSS to 90999 to give $10 to American Red Cross Disaster Relief. You can also donate online or by phone at 1-800-RED CROSS.

There are also local charities working with the Oklahoma victims, but these two larger relief organizations are the best way for those farther away to donate/help.

Continue to pray for the victims as they recover from this catastrophe.

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