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The State of Oklahoma has opened a web page for tornado relief:
**UPDATE! NEEDED: Crates and kennels for dogs and cats. Drop off at the Cleveland County Fairgrounds or the Norman Animal Shelter.
As you know, several Oklahoma counties have been devastated by a onslaught of tornadoes, high winds, thunderstorms, lightening ground strike storms and it is still going. If you are local you can donate numerous items to any of the locations listed below.
Note: PLEASE READ the list of needs at each location as they do differ. Also open door times are listed below, please read carefully before selecting your location for drop-off donations.
If you are not close enough, you can donate in the following ways:
Donate $10.00 to the Redcross by texting "REDCROSS" to 90999.
Donate $10.00 to the Regional Food Bank of Oklahoma by texting "FOOD" to 32333.
Donate $10.00 to the Salvation Army of Central Oklahoma by texting "GIVE" to 80888.
Here is a list of local donation drop-offs, all in safe zones:
Community Christian School Activity Center, 5300 N. Interstate Drive, Norman: Water, Gatorade, Diapers, Baby Wipes, Hand Towels, Work Gloves, Rubber Gloves, Clothing All Sizes, Hand Sanitizer, Snacks
Edmond Christian Church, 2800 E. Danforth Road at the corner of Danforth & Coltrane, Edmond: accepting water, diapers, formula, baby wipes, work gloves, blankets, hand towels, batteries, Gatorade/Powerade, shovels, rakes, hand sanitizer, sunscreen, individually wrapped snacks, etc. Please no clothes at this time. Doors will be open from 7:00 am-5:00 p.m. in the old building.
Goodwill Industries of Central Oklahoma has several drop off sites:
1. The Goodwill Store in South Oklahoma City at 2109 S.W. 89th St. OKC, OK 73159
2. The Goodwill Store and Corporate Office at 1320 W. Reno Avenue OKC, OK 73108
3. The Goodwill Store in Stillwater at 811 S Main Street, Stillwater, OK 74074
4. The Goodwill Store and Attended Donation Centers in Norman at 151 S.E. 12th Ave. Norman, OK 73071
5. The Goodwill Attended Donation Center in Shawnee at 1027 N Harrison Shawnee, OK 74801
Grady Memorial Hospital: Checks should be made payable to the Grady Memorial Hospital Foundation. Receipts will be provided for each donation. All of the funds will be transferred to a relief agency in Moore. Non-perishable food items, diapers, baby food, gloves, blankets, flashlights, batteries and similar items will be accepted and transported to relief centers in the Moore area. These items can be dropped off in the hospital lobby where boxes will be available. The business office window will be open until 4 pm daily. Other items can be delivered up to 9 pm. Grady will be accepting items through Friday of this week.
Highpoint Church, 6810 N.W. 122nd Street, OKC: Water, Gatorade, Wipes, Individual Wrapped Snacks, Hand Sanitizer, Diapers, Baby Formula, Hand Towels, Work Gloves and Sunscreen. Call 405-722-1871 for more info. Or text the word- Highpointe - to 24587 to receive updates on disaster relief needs and volunteer opportunities.
Joe Cooper Ford of Shawnee, 2600 N. Harrison, Shawnee: drop-off point for donations of nonperishable food items, clothing, water, etc. Items can be dropped off at the dealership from 8 am till 8 pm daily, except Sunday. Items will be distributed through local organizations. Please call 405-273-7701 for further information.
The Key Cars, 208 West I-240 Service Road (I-240 & Walker), OKC: drop off cleanup supplies, water, and any other items the Red Cross is stating they need. No clothes please. Contact number: Tom Johnson 405-623-3625.
Lakehoma Church of Christ, 2124 W. St. Hwy 152, Mustang: accepting donations of rescue supplies and personal items for those affected by the Moore tornado on Wednesday, May 22 from 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM.
Lakeview Church of Christ in Bethel Acres: A group from Tennessee will be setting up with boxes of food, cleaning supplies, baby items, and teams of cleanup workers.
Legacy Crossing Apartments, 3131 S.W. 89th Street, OKC: accepting donations for the relief at our front. Any questions please contact our staff at 405.717.0594.
Oklahoma State School Boards Association, 2801 N. Lincoln Boulevard, OK: donations of money that will be distributed to the school districts impacted by the storms. Checks can be made out to OSSBA Tornado Relief Fund. All donations will go to the victims of these recent tragedies. Or donate: school supplies, canned goods, diapers, formula, soap, clothes, dog and cat food, sunscreen, trash bags, work gloves, insect spray, brooms, shovels, etc.
OSU, Parking and Transit Services, parking lot located at the corner Hall of Fame and Washington, Stillwater: accepting donations Tuesday through Friday from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Water, non-perishable food items, diapers, toiletries, snack foods, work gloves, Gatorade, sunscreen, baby wipes, hand sanitizer, ibuprofen, shovels, rakes and buckets. No clothing. All donations to be given to the American Red Cross.
Victory Church, 4200 N. MacArthur, OKC: opening doors for shelter and donations. We have food and water and clothes and toiletries. We also have blanket and pillows.
***UPDATE*** taken directly from OU.edu where they are housing 100+ people.
VOLUNTEERS NEEDED AT GOODWILL:
If you are interested in volunteering, complete the volunteer form at okgoodwill.org for complete information and for a list of all participating Goodwill locations or contact Sarah Steffes at email@example.com.
Any and all donations (especially hygiene items) intended for relief efforts can be made to any Goodwill location in Central Oklahoma for immediate distribution to victims of the tornadoes. The Goodwill Store and Attended Donation Center in Norman is currently accepting volunteers (151 SE 12th Ave. Norman, OK 73071). Goodwill asks that people wanting to volunteer with the distribution efforts contact Sarah Steffes at firstname.lastname@example.org.
BLOOD DRIVE: Norman Regional is hosting a Blood Drive Wednesday at the education center of the Porter Campus of Norman Regional. It will be from 7:00am – 4:30pm. They mentioned O negative blood but would be glad to take all blood types.
Feed the Children donation center (donations) – Feed The Children is preparing emergency disaster relief supplies to aid victims of the Moore tornadoes and will be accepting donations from the public on Tuesday, May 21, from 8:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. at the McCormick Distribution Center (29 N. McCormick). Items that will be accepted are diapers, canned goods, non-perishable food and snack items, water and sports drinks
OU Housing and Food Services is currently providing temporary housing and meals to over 100 people.
Following are the UPDATED immediate/short-term needs that have been identified for them:
-Gift cards of any type
THESE IMMEDIATE NEED ITEMS MAY BE DELIVERED TO Etcetera (the OU distribution site) located in WALKER CENTER, 1400 Asp Ave on campus, the OU IT Store located on Boyd Street/Campus Corner, OR NEL building Room 112 (905 Asp Ave.) What supplies can't be used at OU, will be sent to the Red Cross or Moore in the next couple of days, but at least that will limit traffic to the Moore area.
THE RESERVE ON STINSON is collecting items to deliver to first responders and relief forces. They are asking for:
Flashlights and batteries
The Oklahoma Association of Realtors is looking for Realtors to donate rentals or homes temporarily to tornado victims.
If you are seeking home/shelter please visit:
Or Twitter: @OKRealtors
**Updated via Oklahoman
Little Axe Resource Center, 1970 156th Ave. NE, Norman, 364-7298 lots of available
Carney Oklahoma Senior Center, 301 E. Maple, Carney, 301 Maple Ave, Carney, 865-2678
Shawnee High School Athletic Center, 1001 N Kennedy, Shawnee, performing arts, 214-7130 or 275-3084
Moore Community Center, 201 S Howard, Moore, 793-5091
Newcastle Storm Shelter, 851 N Carr, Newscastle 387-4594
Journey Church 3801 Journey Parkway Norman, OK 73072 I35 and Tecumseh 292-2500
Oklahoma Baptist University 500 W University Shawnee, call Michael Burns, OBU director of residential life, at 308-7336
Fresh Start Community Church, 309 N Eastern Ave. Moore, 794-7313
City Rescue Mission, 800 W California Ave. 73106
Oakcrest Church of Christ, 1111 SW 89, 631-5534.
Chabad Jewish Center of Oklahoma City, 3000 W Hefner Road, 286-0900.
Victory Church, 4300 N MacArthur, 787-4200
University of Oklahoma, Walker Tower Center, 1400 Asp Ave. Norman, 325-2511
Trinity Church of the Nazarene, 7301 S Walker Ave, 632-3307
Graceway Baptist Church, 1100 SW 104, 691-1934.
Fifth Street Missionary Baptist Church, 801 NE 5, 235-6031.
MISSING PEOPLE RELATED TO TORNADO:
If you need to report a Moore resident missing after the storms, contact the Moore Police Department at 799-4357. Reports of missing Oklahoma City residents can be made by calling 297-1129 or walk-in reports are being taken at St. Andrews Church, 2727 SW 119.
REGISTER YOURSELF AS SAFE:
People can register on the Red Cross Safe and Well website at www.redcross.org and clicking on the “List Yourself or Search Registrants” link under “How to Get Help”. Those who can't access a computer can call (800) RED CROSS — (800) 733-2767) — and one of the operators can help you register.
BULK SHOPPING AND FREE POWER:
Central Oklahoma Sam's Clubs are temporarily waiving membership requirements to support residents and communities affected in Monday's tornadoes. The clubs are also establishing free power stations so members of the community without power can recharge their mobile devices, laptop computers, and other electronic devices. Locations are: 3400 W Main in Norman, 5510 SW 5, 9000 NW Passage and 1900 Memorial in Oklahoma City, 6521 SE 29 in Midwest City.
Verizon Wireless is deploying multiple charging stations to central Oklahoma. Charging stations are equipped with emergency phones, Internet access, laptop computers and charging capability. Locations for these charging stations are: Red Cross Shelter located at 201 S Howard in Moore, Home Depot parking lot at SW 19 and Telephone Rd in Moore and Shawnee High School, 1001 N Kennedy Shawnee.
A 53-foot mobile support unit to for residents of Moore and surrounding areas will be located at the Red Cross Shelter located at 201 S Howard in Moore. This unit is equipped with emergency phones, charging stations and internet capability.
To find displaced animals, a website has been set up where found animals and their locations will be listed. Go online to www.Okclostpets.com.