HOW YOU CAN HELP THE TORNADO VICTIMS IN OKLAHOMA
American Red Cross
1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767); for Spanish speakers, 1-800-257-7575; for TDD, 1-800-220-4095.
Red Cross - Safe & Well - this is to look for family & friends who live in the danger zone
Texting the word REDCROSS to 90999. As in the case with other donations via mobile, the donation will show up on your wireless bill, or be deducted from your balance if you have a prepaid phone. You need to be 18 or older, or have parental permission, to donate this way. (If you change your mind, text the word STOP to 90999.)
Oklahoma Baptist Disaster Relief
You can send checks to: BGCO, Attn: Disaster Relief, 3800 N. May Ave., Oklahoma City, OK., 73112.
Text the word STORM to 80888 to make a $10 donation via cellphone.
Or you can call - 1-800-SAL-ARMY (1-800-725-2769).
United Way of Central Oklahoma
You can also give a $10 donation by texting the word AID to 50555.
Checks should be sent to: Operation USA, 7421 Beverly Blvd., PH, Los Angeles, CA 90036
Charity Navigator - Be sure the donation you're making does the most good and goes to help those most in need. Also be sure to watch for charity scammers who prey on those wanting to help, but are just out to get your money.