Please Help the Tornado Victims if You Can
This week at least 30 tornados devastated parts of Missouri, Kentucky, Tennessee, Nebraska, Kansas, Indiana, Ohio, Alabama and Georgia, killing dozens and leaving countless people injured, without power and/or homeless.
Here are some links to some ways you can help. Thank you to CBSNEWS.com for putting together this great list of how to help.
FEMA suggests cash donations are the best way to help relief groups. Below is a list of some non-profit agencies and the different ways one can contribute to those in need:
The Fastest Easiest Way for you to Give a Little Bit:
- Send “REDCROSS” via text message to 90999 will charge $10 to your next cell phone bill to distribute to the American Red Cross.
- Send “STORM” via text message to 80888 will charge $10 to your next cell phone bill to distribute to The Salvation Army (You will need to reply “yes” when asked).
- The American Red Cross’ web site offers a search for local Red Cross chapters:redcross.org/where
- Feeding America, a group that works with food banks, offers lists of local food banks and contact information searchable by state or zip code: feedingamerica.org/foodbank-results.aspx
- The Salvation Army can be reached here: donate.salvationarmyusa.org
- Call the American Red Cross at (800) RED CROSS (800-733-2767).
- Call Feeding America at (800) 771-2303 (National Office).
- Call The Salvation Army at (800) SAL-ARMY.
Here are some helpful address:
American Red Cross
P.O. Box 37243
Washington, D.C. 20013
The Salvation Army Disaster Relief
P.O. Box 100339
Atlanta, Ga. 30384-0339
Know other ways to help and want us to add them to this page? Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.