Making donations to tornado victims


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Updated: 5/23/2013 2:13 pm Published: 5/22/2013 6:43 pm


Here are some of the organizations accepting donations for the victims of recent tornadoes.

The Salvation Army is accepting donations in the west parking lot at 924 S. Hudson, on Thursday and Friday from noon to 4:30 p.m. 

They prefer cash donations but are also taking:

Bottled water
Gatorade
Wet wipes
Individually wrapped snacks
Hand sanitizer
Work gloves
Sunscreen
Heavy duty trash bags
Personal sanitation items, toothpaste, toothbrushes, shampoo, conditioner, deodorant.

You can also donate to the Red Cross' Oklahoma fund on their website

The state also lists sites taking monetary donations on their OK Strong website

Please add to your crawl message: AARP Oklahoma and AARP Foundation is matching donations for Oklahoma tornado victims dollar for dollar up to $250,000 assuring up to $500,000 in aid once the match is met through contributions. 100% of all funds raised will be used to help Oklahoma tornado victims. Donate at: www.aarp.org/disasterrelief.

Tulsa and Stillwater’s Texas Roadhouse restaurants are accepting drop-offs of water and batteries at these locations.

Texas Roadhouse
1111 East 71st Street South, Tulsa.

Texas Roadhouse
2000 North Perkins Road, Stillwater

The United Way set up a website for people who want to volunteer in the tornado aftermath to go to register and find opportunities for volunteering. 

The 211 Helpline is also compiling resources for tornado victims here

Some local businesses are donating part of their proceeds:

Yokozuna: Red Cross Roll for $12. 100% of the proceeds will be donated to the American Red Cross Relief effort in Moore & Central Oklahoma.

Okie Tornado Benefit Show this Thursday at Fassler Hall. Proceeds go to Red Cross. 

Dalesandro's is going to donate 15% of sales on Thursday, Friday and Saturday night to the victims of Moore.


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Mayor Maynot - 5/23/2013 6:16 AM
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More rain today!! Wonder if today's weather will bring more than just rain.
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