The Moore, Oklahoma tornado was one of the deadliest funnels we have ever seen. If you would like to help, here are some places to turn to. Information via USA TODAY AND NBC NEWS:

American Red Cross

The American Red Cross has several shelters open in Oklahoma and Red Cross Emergency Response Vehicles have begun delivering hot meals throughout the affected areas. The Red Cross is also working to link loved ones in Moore who are OK through a website called Safe and Well. Text REDCROSS to 90999 to give $10 to American Red Cross Disaster Relief, donate online, or donate by phone at 1-800-RED CROSS.

Salvation Army

The Salvation Army is activating disaster response teams and mobile feeding units to help residents and rescuers in Moore, Okla., as well as in other locations in the Plains and the Midwest that were impacted by tornadoes. Donate online or text STORM to 80888 to contribute $10 to the Salvation Army's relief efforts or make a donation by phone at 1-800-SAL-ARMY. If you're sending a check make sure you put the words "Oklahoma Tornado Relief" on the check, and mail it to: The Salvation Army, P.O. Box 12600, Oklahoma City, OK., 73157.

Operation USA

Los Angeles-based international relief agency Operation USA announced it's providing emergency aid where needed to community-based health organizations across Oklahoma. Donate online, by phone at 1-800-678-7255, or by check made out to Operation USA, 7421 Beverly Blvd., PH, Los Angeles, CA 90036. You can also donate $10 by texting AID to 50555. Corporate donations of bulk quantities of disaster-appropriate supplies are also being requested.

Oklahoma Baptist Disaster Relief

Oklahoma Baptist Disaster Relief says it has deployed at least 80 volunteers to respond to severe weather in Oklahoma. Those interested in helping can make a tax-deductible donation to the BGCO's Disaster Relief ministry online or call (405) 942-3800. You may also send checks to: BGCO Attn: Disaster Relief 3800 N. May Ave. Oklahoma City, OK 73112.

United Way OKC

Financial contributions are the best way to help unless otherwise requested. United Way of Central Oklahoma’s Disaster Relief Fund is open.  Donations may be made online at www.unitedwayokc.org or by mail to United Way of Central Oklahoma, P.O. Box 837, Oklahoma City, OK  73101 with notation for May Tornado Relief.

Leave a comment:

· Subscribe to comments
Be the first to comment here.
  • FAT AMERICA - INTRODUCING THE CHURRO DOG!

    God bless America's sports teams, who continue to find INSANE new ways to fatten us up while we watch other people burn calories. Read More
  • KATHIE J'S STUPID NEWS - MAN STABS CO WORKER OVER AN ONION RING

    There's an eternal debate over which is better: French fries or onion rings? Chalk this up as a BIG vote for onion rings. Read More
  • KATHIE J'S STUPID NEWS - MAN FLASHES WOMEN IN FRONT OF BABIES R US

    48-year-old Hal Hamrick of Port St. Lucie, Florida was hanging out in front of a Babies 'R' Us store last month. And by hanging out, we mean he was standing behind a garbage can and FLASHING people as they walked by. Read More
  • KENDALL B'S CT&B - KARRUCHE IS OUT...AGAIN!

    It looks like CHRIS BROWN really IS the father of a 9-month-old baby girl, because KARRUECHE TRAN is leaving him over it. Yesterday she Tweeted, quote, "Listen. One can only take so much. The best of luck to Chris and his family. No baby drama for me." Read More
  • KATHIE J'S STUPID NEWS - FUGITIVE TAUNTS POLICE ON FACEBOOK

    If you're a fugitive, you've got to stay off Facebook. Andrew Dale Marcum was on the run for multiple charges including burglary and abduction and police in Ohio needed the public's help. They posted pictures of Marcum and his last known address on the Butler County Sheriff's official Facebook Page. It was Marcum himself who reached out, writing "I ain’t tripping half of them don’t even know me," whatever that means. Sheriff Richard K. Jones tweeted a photo of a jail cell, telling Marcum, "We've got your room ready." Marcum turned himself in and in his mugshots it looks like he's crying. Read More