Yesterday, a devastating tornado ravaged Oklahoma, claiming at least 24 lives (many of them children) and injuring dozens more. Those looking to aid those affected can do so through the following outlets.
To donate to the American Red Cross, text REDCROSS to 90999 to give $10 to American Red Cross Disaster Relief. You can also donate online or by calling 1-800-REDCROSS. The Red Cross is overseeing shelters, delivery of hot meals, and is working to link loved ones via the program Safe and Well.
The Salvation Army is sending out disaster response teams and mobile feeding units to help those affected. Donations can be made online, or by texting STORM to 80888 to contribute $10. Also, donations can be made by phone via 1-800-SAL-ARMY. Checks to the Salvation Army can be sent to The Salvation Army, P.O. Box 12600, Oklahoma City, OK., 73157. The words "Oklahoma Tornado Relief" should be included on the check.