Red Cross Still Needs Your Help
A quick look at some American Red Cross fast facts shows that the need for disaster relief funds is still there. The Red Cross and partner agencies are offering assistance at five multi-agency resource centers across central Oklahoma – Carney/Wellston, Little Axe, Shawnee/Bethel Acres, Moore, and now El Reno. They also have shelters open, are serving meals and snacks as well as offering other services. Let’s look at the numbers. The first number indicates the last 24 hours. The bold number in parenthesis indicates the cumulative totals since May 19th.
Shelters open – 4 (12)
Shelter overnight stays – 51 (4,226)
Meals served – 3,365 (108,096)
Snacks served – 16,040 (178,958)
Emergency response vehicles on the ground – 23 (45)
Donations to the Red Cross will help those affected by tornadoes and flooding in central Oklahoma. Click here for more information on donating funds.