Claremore Daily Progress

Inola

May 21, 2013

UPDATE: How you can help the recovery

Local groups staging collection sites to help Moore recovery

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CLAREMORE —

Solid Rock Realtors

Michael Urie with Solid Rock Realtors is coordinating a site at 422 S. Lynn Riggs Blvd. to receive items for the Moore storm survivors. Items can be dropped off between 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. today through Friday.

Urie said items requested include: tarps, flashlight batteries, 1 gallon jugs of water and work gloves. He also said diapers and formula are needed.

BancFirst Fund

BancFirst, in association with the Moore Ministerial Alliance, has established a relief fund for the victims of the Moore tornado.  BancFirst has contributed $25,000 to the effort. Kevin Clarkson, Pastor of First Baptist Church Moore will administer the fund.  

Oklahomans may go to any BancFirst location across Oklahoma to make contributions. Checks should be made payable to the Moore Ministerial Alliance dba Moore Tornado Relief Fund.  For a list of statewide BancFirst locations visit the bank’s website, www.bancfirst.com

American Red Cross

Persons wishing to assist in relief and recovery efforts in Moore may donate directly to the American Red Cross Disaster Relief Fund online at www.redcross.ort/charitable-donations, or by contacting their local American Red Cross.

Rogers/Mayes/Craig County branch of the American Red Cross is located in Claremore at 400 West Will Rogers Boulevard. Please call first for more information or to make donation arrangements.

The Rogers/Mayes/Craig County American Red Cross can be reached by phone at (918) 343-1803.

Oklahoma Baptist Disaster Relief

Oklahoma Baptist relief teams are assisting with relief and recovery efforts. Donations can be made by visiting www.bgco.org/donate.

Tulsa Community Foundation Fund

Tulsa Community Foundation, the nation’s largest community foundation, has established the Moore & Shawnee Tornado Relief Fund for those who are interested in supporting our friends in the areas devastated by the tornadoes of the past two days. Funds raised will be focused on the mid- and long-term community redevelopment efforts to rebuild lives and homes in the devastated areas. This fund already has a head start toward success with a lead gift of $100,000 from George Kaiser Family Foundation.

 Contributions to the Moore & Shawnee Tornado Relief Fund can be made securely online at www.TulsaCF.org. On the homepage, click the main banner to donate now. Donations can also be mailed to TCF offices at 7030 S. Yale, Suite 600, Tulsa, OK, 74136. All donations are tax-deductible to the fullest extent allowed by law.

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