Wednesday, May 22, 2013

Collections for tornado victims continue

Tulsans help The Salvation Army Tulsa Area Command by donating items for tornado victims

Tulsans helped tornado victims by donating needed items to The Salvation Army (TSA) Tulsa Area Command Tuesday and the collection effort will continue today and tomorrow. The Tulsa Area Command is collecting hydration items, snacks and toiletries to give to people in Moore who are helping with recovery. 

Tulsa Area Command will collect items listed below today from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and from noon to 4:30p.m. Thursday and Friday in the west parking lot of their headquarters at 924 S. Hudson.

Reasor’s Foods grocery stores will also collect the below items to give to The Salvation Army for tornado recovery in Moore. Reasor’s also will match up to $10,000 of donations made when people text STORM to 80888 to donate $10 to The Salvation Army for tornado relief. 

Items Needed for Tornado Recovery:
Bottled water
Wet Wipes
Individually wrapped snacks
Hand sanitizer
Work gloves
Heavy duty trash bags
Personal sanitation items, toothpaste, toothbrushes, shampoo, conditioner, deodorant.

NO CLOTHING DONATIONS ARE NEEDED AT THIS TIME. Storage is limited and must be used for immediate needs. Cash donations are preferred, as the funds can be used immediately where there is the greatest. All items will be used for disaster victims locally.

How to help:
TEXT TO GIVE by texting STORM to 80888 for a $10 donation

The Salvation Army Disaster Relief
P.O. BOX 12600
Oklahoma City, OK 73157
Please designate Oklahoma Tornado Relief on all checks.




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