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May 22, 2013

Ways to help tornado victims

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Woodward, Okla. — Fargo

Details are still being worked out, but Fargo students are in the process of organizing a garage sale with proceeds going to tornado relief efforts.  Contact Fargo Schools for more information.  The Fargo FFA is also collecting donations, which can be dropped off at the school's ag barn.

Shattuck

The Shattuck FFA is collecting donations with a drop off site set up in front of Venture Grocery Store.

Canton

The City of Canton is taking donations at the community center all week.

Higgins, Texas

Higgins Girl Scout Troop #5515 is gathering items.  If you would like to help, message Brandy McGinley, Robert-Monica Ramos or Rain Scroggins on Facebook.

Others

If you know of any other local or area collection efforts, you are welcome to share information about donation drives on the Woodward News Facebook page at facebook.com/woodwardnews.  If posting information about a collection site, please provide as much detail as possible about what items are being collected, the deadline for making donations and who can be contacted for more information.

STATE DONATION INFORMATION

The State of Oklahoma has launched a tornado relief site okstrong.ok.gov, which includes a "Donation Information" webpage listing several state and national organizations that are responding to the disaster areas.

These organizations include Red Cross and Salvation Army, as well as Regional Food Bank of Oklahoma, Oklahoma Baptist Disaster Relief, Oklahoma Blood Institute, United Way of Central Oklahoma, and Feed the Children.

The webpage includes information about the purpose and efforts of each organization as well as how you can get involved and make donations to assist those various efforts.

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