Tuesday, May 21, 2013

How Tulsans Can Help with Moore Tornado Disaster Relief

 From Tuesday morning's press release:

Victor Higgins (left) and his wife Karen were the first people to donate items in Tulsa to help people in Moore.

In addition to taking a mobile feeding unit to Moore during the aftermath of the tornado, The Salvation Army Tulsa Area Command is collecting toiletries, hydration items and snacks to help people in Moore.  The Tulsa Area Command will collect the following items from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. TODAY (Tues., May 21)  in the west parking lot of their headquarters at 924 S. Hudson. 

UPDATE: Goods donations will be accepted through Friday- from 10am to 4:30pm on Wed and from 12noon to 4:30 on Thursday and Friday.
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 locally.  
How to donate funds:
The Salvation Army Disaster Relief
P.O. BOX 12600
Oklahoma City, OK 73157
Please designate Oklahoma Tornado Relief on all checks.
TEXT TO GIVE: Text GIVE to 80888 for a $10 donation

Volunteers are needed in Tulsa to assist with collecting donations.To find out more information about current and future volunteer needs, call 918-587-7801.

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