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Nebraskans Look for Ways to Help Oklahoma Tornado Victims

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After a massive tornado ripped through Moore, Okla., communities all around are pulling together to help the victims.

Here is a list that we here at NTV News have compiled based on information that has been sent to us through email and social media for those interested in lending a hand:


American Red Cross

The Red Cross is asking for monetary donations, so they can purchase the exact items that are needed. These donations help provide food, shelter and emotional support to those affected by disasters.

People can donate by visiting, calling 1-800-RED CROSS or texting the word REDCROSS to 90999 to make a $10 donation.

Salvation Army

The Salvation Army is also asking for monetary donations as supplies and personnel are mobilized.

Donors are encouraged to give online at, or by calling 1-800-SAL-ARMY (1-800-725-2769).

You can also text the word "STORM" to 80888 to make a $10 donation through your mobile phone; to confirm your gift, respond with the word "Yes".

Donations in the form of checks designated to Oklahoma Tornado Relief may also be mailed to:

The Salvation Army
10755 Burt Street
Omaha, NE 68114

Eakes Office Plus

Eakes will be donating a truck and manpower to deliver needed supplies to Oklahoma. Those supplies include: bottled water, Gatorade/PowerAde, non-perishable food, work gloves, work boots, flashlights, batteries, and baby supplies.

Items can be donated at the Eakes locations in Grand Island, Hastings, Kearney and York until 5 p.m. Thursday. If you have questions, call 308-398-6873.

Community Drive

Local truck drivers are collecting donations in the Kearney SunMart parking lot at 3920 Second Avenue. They will be taking donations from 3-7 p.m. Wednesday, May 22 – Friday, May 24. They will then transport the items to Moore, Oklahoma by Saturday. If you have questions, call 308-216-0845.

Sorority Drive

The sisters of Sigma Lambda Gamma Chi Gamma Chapter in Kearney along with other volunteers are working to fill up an entire box truck with donations, drive them down to Moore, Oklahoma and help the people in need.

They will be collecting items Friday, May 24 from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. at the Super Acapulco parking lot, 317 South Locust Street, Grand Island, Neb.

Any monetary donations are welcome to help out with transportation expenses.

If you have any questions, contact Anah Nolasco at 308-383-9714 or by emailing

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