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Oklahoma City, OK (May 21, 2013) -The Salvation Army continues to
respond to areas affected by a series of tornadoes that occurred this
past Sunday and Monday. Service area includes Carney, Shawnee, Cleveland
County and Moore, Oklahoma.
Since service began on Sunday evening through 5:00 PM this afternoon,
The Salvation Army has provided 4,314 meals, 5,552 drinks and over 2,500
snacks. Additionally, emotional and spiritual care has been
to over 100 persons, including first responders as well as those
affected by the tornadoes.
Meals, hydration and emotional and spiritual care are being provided by
crews and mobile feeding units from Hot Springs, Jonesboro and Pine
Bluff, Arkansas alongside Central Oklahoma Area Command, Ardmore, Enid,
Lawton, McAlester, Muskogee, Shawnee and Tulsa, Oklahoma.
The Salvation Army is ready to provide the services mentioned above for
as long as we are needed. Additional updates will be provided as more
information becomes available. Please follow us at
www.twitter.com/CindyFullerOKC, www.twitter.com/SalArmyAOK and
www.facebook.com/SalArmyAOK for additional information.
Monetary donations are the most critical need as supplies and personnel are
- Donors are encouraged to give online at www.SalvationArmyUSA.org or by
calling 1-800-SAL-ARMY (1-800-725-2769).
- You can also text the word "STORM" to 80888 to make a $10 donation
through your mobile phone; to confirm your gift, respond with the word
- Donations in the form of checks designated to Oklahoma Tornado Relief may
also be mailed to:
The Salvation Army
PO Box 2536
Oklahoma City, OK 73102