Local efforts were getting started today to gather relief supplies for the Oklahoma communities devastated by a massive tornado Monday.
Radio station K92 on Virginia 419 in southwest Roanoke County has been collecting cases of bottled water today with the intention of sending it west.
Another radio station, Spirit FM, TV station WSLS and relief organization God’s Pit Crew will collect bottled water, packaged food and personal hygiene items at the Bonsack Walmart from noon to 7 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday.
You can text REDCROSS to 90999 and give $10 to American Red Cross Disaster Relief, donate online, or donate by phone at 1-800-RED CROSS.
The Salvation Army is also accepting donations. Donate online or text STORM to 80888 to contribute $10 to the Salvation Army’s relief efforts or make a donation by phone at 1-800-SAL-ARMY.
We’ll be adding more to this story as we learn of local relief efforts. Are we missing any? Please tell us in the comments below.
You can also find a more complete list of national efforts at USA Today.