Joplin, Missouri Tornado – How To Help

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The town of Joplin, Missouri has been devastated by the May 22, 2011 tornado and many lives have been lost.

The devastation comes on the heels of other tornadoes and flooding this spring.  The Red Cross and volunteers are on the ground to assist. Help them help others.

How you can help tornado victims:

Online:

Text:

  • Text REDCROSS to 90999 to donate $10 from your phone

Call:

  • 1-800-RED-CROSS (1-800-733-2767)

Mail:

Volunteer:

  • Please call 2-1-1 if you are in the Ozarks area, or 1-800-427-4626 if you are outside the area.

Info for those affected by the tornado:

If you are seeking information about a loved one, you can check our Safe and Well site to see if they have checked in as being safe and well. If you are in the affected area, or know of someone in the affected area who is okay, you can also check in on the site.

Shelter information will become available on our shelter map as they are opened.

Please stay tuned to your local authorities and take cover if advised.

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