All of us are heartbroken to learn of the devastation caused by the recent tornadoes. Our hearts go out to all the families and communities that have been affected by horrible disasters. Sending you prayer.
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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.
The Red Cross currently has 4 shelters open at the following locations:
- St. Andrews Church, 2727 SW 119th Street, Oklahoma City
- Little Axe Resource Center, 1970 156th Ave. NE, Norman, OK 73026
- Carney Oklahoma Senior Center, 301 E. Maple, Carney, OK 74832
- Shawnee High School Athletic Center, 1001 N. Kennedy, Shawnee, OK 74801
- Moore Community Center, 201 S Howard, Moore, OK
- Newcastle Storm Shelter, 851 N Carr, Newscastle
These shelters will remain open throughout tonight.
Red Cross Emergency Response Vehicles have begun delivering hot meals throughout the affected areas. We are also operating fixed feeding sites at the Little Axe Resource Center, the Carney Oklahoma Senior Center and in Shawnee at the Shawnee Expo Center located at 1700 W. Independence, Shawnee, OK 74804.
Additionally, Red Cross Disaster Assessment Teams are working throughout the affected areas to assess the extent of the damage.
Those affected by this event who need assistance are urged to contact our OKC office at (405) 228-9500.