The Woodward News

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May 23, 2013

Additional ways to assist tornado victims

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Woodward, Okla. — Woodward County EMS

The Woodward County EMS has set up collection barrels at both the Woodward Ambulance base west of 13th St. on Downs Ave. and at Woodward Regional Hospital.  The EMS is collecting everything from baby items such as diapers to work gloves to food and water or whatever people are able to give.  The items will be collected through Saturday.

Cross Spur Ranch

The Cross Spur Ranch will be heading to the Moore, Oklahoma City and Shawnee areas on Thursday.  Contact (580) 216-6672 or (580) 216-6671 for more information on how you can contribute.

Families Helping Families

The organization located in the Living Word Fellowship is taking donations in 4 ways:

• Monetary donations. You can make the donation at Living Word Fellowship Church, 13th and Oklahoma or go by BancCentral where Families Helping Families has set up a tornado relief account.

• Purchasing and donating a gift card

• Purchasing and donating a gas card

• Dropping off water or Gatorade at the church. A container will be in the church parking lot to store water and Gatorade donations and when enough is ready for a full truck load, it will be delivered to Moore.

Living Word Pastor Eric Cox said the goal is to have a truck load ready within 2 weeks. "I know from the experience (in Woodward) that after a couple of weeks people are going to need more supplies," he said.

AREA DONATION SITES

The Mooreland National Honor Society will have a booth at the Mooreland Elementary Field Day today (Thursday, May 23) from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. selling baked goods to raise money for the Moore tornado victims.  The group will also be accepting cash donations with all proceeds going to the victims of the Moore tornado.

Shattuck 4-H , FFA, and AG Boosters will also be having a bake sale in front of the Alco store in Shattuck on Friday, May 24th from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.  All proceeds will go to the tornado victims.  The groups will also be accepting donations of items such as tarps, batteries, plastic totes / tubs, animal care items.  Items can also be dropped off at United Petroleum in care of Kimberly Hamaker, any time between 8 am and 5 pm on Monday.

Several other area organizations are also collecting donations toward the tornado relief efforts.  This includes Gore Nitrogen in Seiling; the Buffalo Fire Department and Buffalo FFA; Fargo FFA and schools; the City of Canton; and Girl Scout Troop #5515 in Higgins, Texas.  If you live in these areas, please contact these organizations for more details about their various collection efforts.

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