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How To Help Oklahoma Tornado Victims

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The National Weather Service says the tornado that hit Moore, Okla., Monday was a top-of-the-scale EF-5 twister with winds of at least 200 mph.

The mammoth tornado destroyed countless homes, cleared lots down to bare red earth and claimed 24 lives.

Here is a quick list of some of the agencies that are providing aid and how you can help:

The Salvation Army

www.salvationarmyusa.org

You can donate to the Salvation Army’s Oklahoma tornado relief online or call 1-800-SAL-ARMY (1-800-725-2769). You can also text the word “STORM” to 80888 to make a $10 donation through your mobile phone; to confirm your gift, respond with the word “Yes.”

Donations in the form of checks designated to Oklahoma Tornado Relief may also be mailed to:

The Salvation Army
PO Box 12600
Oklahoma City, OK 73157

The Red Cross

www.redcross.org

You can donate to the Red Cross tornado relief in Oklahoma onlineor text “STORM” to 80888 to make $10 donation or donate by phone at 1-800-RED CROSS.

AmeriCares

www.americares.org

You can donate to AmeriCares Oklahoma disaster relief by clicking here.

Oklahoma Baptist Disaster Relief

www.okdisasterhelp.com

Click here to donate to the Oklahoma Baptist Disaster Relief or call (405) 942-3800.

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