Oklahoma Tornado: How to Help

A child calls to his father after being pulled from the rubble of the Tower Plaza Elementary School following a tornado in Moore, Okla., Monday, May 20, 2013. A tornado as much as a mile (1.6 kilometers) wide with winds up to 200 mph (320 kph) roared through the Oklahoma City suburbs Monday, flattening entire neighborhoods, setting buildings on fire and landing a direct blow on an elementary school. (AP Photo Sue Ogrocki)

May 21, 2013 1:13:51 PM PDT
Many are asking how they can help the victims of the devastating tornado that ripped through the Oklahoma suburbs Monday.

The American Red Cross says what it needs most is money. You can help with the Oklahoma response and other disasters by texting REDCROSS to 90999 to give $10, or online at http://redcross.org.

The Salvation Army is also asking for money. Give online at http://SalvationArmyUSA.org or text "STORM" to 80888 to make $10 donation.

Locally, Briggs Hardware of Raleigh will be a designated drop off center for the Oklahoma Tornado Victims.

Please bring non-perishable food items, toiletries, and boxed clothing to 2533 Atlantic Avenue, Raleigh, NC 27604.

Goods will be accepted until Saturday, May 25 at Noon.

Monday - Friday 8:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Saturday 8:30 - NOON

Call for more information (919) 832-2025.

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