Monday, May 23, 2011

Joplin, MO Tornado-How To Help Or Find Help Via The Weather Channel

Here's information on how you can help the victims of the tornado in Joplin, MO or get help if you need it courtesy of

Missourians who need disaster information, shelter information or referrals are urged to call 211.  The 211 service number is now available for most areas in Missouri.  In areas where the 211 number is not operational, citizens can call 800-427-4626.

Both the 211 and the 800 number are experiencing a high volume of calls. The Ozarks Red Cross is advising to please be patient.

You can help people affected by disasters, like the recent Missouri tornado, by donating to the American Red Cross Disaster Relief Fund. You may also call 1-800-REDCROSS or 1-800-257-7575 (Spanish) or mail your donation, to the American Red Cross, P.O. Box 37243, Washington DC 20013. 

Find a Red Cross Shelter

Southwest Missouri Red Cross
On Twitter:

Volunteer Ozarks Red Cross

Safe and Well from the Red Cross

Missouri state government assistance, shelter information

Joplin, Missouri Tornado Recovery Facebook page

City of Joplin on Facebook


The United Way

Posted via email from Mark Edwards 3.0

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