How to help tornado victims
Feed The Children is preparing emergency disaster relief supplies and will be accepting donations from the public on Tuesday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the McCormick Distribution Center, 29 N McCormick. Items that will be accepted are diapers, canned goods, nonperishable food and snack items, water and sports drinks. Cash donations to help with relief efforts can be made by phone at 800-627-4556 or online at www.feedthechildren.org/disaster
Text FOOD to 32333 to give $10 to help with relief efforts
Salvation Army: Text STORM to 80888 to donate $10 to the relief and recovery efforts
Red Cross: Text REDCROSS to 90999 for a $10 donation or go to redcross.org
BGCO Disaster Relief Fund www.okdisasterhelp.com
From The City of Oklahoma City: There has been misinformation regarding the City’s drinking water supply. It IS safe to drink. The Draper Water Treatment Plant did lose power and we did ask residents in SE OKC limit water usage. The water supply was never comprimised and the water has always been safe to drink.
Avoid calling people to check on them. Try to text or use social networkers first. Calling uses more bandwidth on the cell towers and people that are calling out for help need that bandwidth.
Do not travel to the damaged areas to help as you risk becoming a victim yourself.
Here’s a web site to let people know if you’re okay or if you’re looking for someone.