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Relief groups mobilize to help Midwest tornado victims

Disaster relief and humanitarian groups are campaigning to help the victims of the tornado and set up their own fund to raise money to support their efforts. a quick $10 donation simply by texting “REDCROSS” to 90999. Other donations can be made by calling 800-733-2767 or visiting redcross.org online. More information, including suggestions on how to locate people affected by the storm, can be found here. The Salvation Army has established a disaster relief fund for the victims of the tornado. World Vision, a Christian humanitarian group, plans to begin delivering relief supplies to churches in Kentucky starting Sunday. Besides food and emergency kits, supplies will include heaters, blankets, solar lights and mini-fridges. Samaritan’s Purse, another humanitarian group, said it sent disaster response teams Saturday to Mayfield, Kentucky, and Monette, Arkansas while others began heading for devastation in Tennessee and Illinois. According to the group, a trailer loaded with tools and equipment has departed from Texas, with more assistance en route from North Carolina weather permitting. Contributions can be made here.

Disaster relief and humanitarian groups are campaigning to help the victims of the tornado and set up their own fund to raise money to support their efforts.

Here are some of the reliefs being offered and ways to donate.

The American Red Cross is making it easy for you to make a quick $10 donation simply by texting “REDCROSS” to 90999. Other donations can be made by calling 800-733-2767 or visiting online redcross.org. More information, including suggestions on how to locate people affected by the storm, can be found here.

The Salvation Army has established a disaster relief fund for the victims of the tornado. Contributions can be made here.

World Vision, a Christian humanitarian group, plans to begin delivering relief supplies to churches in Kentucky starting Sunday. Besides food and emergency kits, supplies will include heaters, blankets, solar lights and mini-fridges. Donations to support those efforts can be made here.

Samaritan’s Purse, another humanitarian group, said it sent disaster response teams Saturday to Mayfield, Kentucky, and Monette, Arkansas while others began heading for devastation in Tennessee and Illinois. According to the group, a trailer loaded with tools and equipment has departed from Texas, with more assistance en route from North Carolina weather permitting. Contributions can be made here.

https://www.kcra.com/article/aid-groups-mobilize-to-help-victims-of-midwest-tornadoes/38492338 Relief groups mobilize to help Midwest tornado victims

JOE HERNANDEZ

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