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With more than 33,000 people impacted by the tornados in Oklahoma this week, assistance and donations are pouring in. That's a good thing, but did you know, there are certain stages of assistance that the Salvation Army says will help more people in the long run.

STAGE 1 MONETARY DONATIONS:

To the donor: Please make check payable to the Salvation Army. In the lower left hand corner make it to disaster relief.

 

EMPLOYEE OR VOLUNTEER:

Please make sure when making out receipt to state disaster relief. The receipt should be made out the same way if it is cash or check.

 

STAGE 2 - VOLUNTEERS:

As of Thursday May 23rd, the Salvation Army is being told they are turning away volunteers in Moore, Oklahoma because there are so many. Volunteers are needed in Grayson County to assist Moore, Okla.  We need volunteers to prepare food for shipping and to prepare other usable items to ship.

 

EMPLOYEE OR VOLUNTEER:

Please get the following information from the person who would like to volunteer and we still will call them when help is needed:

First name, last name

Address, City , Zip

Phone Number

Male or Female

Special Skills used in disaster work.

 

STAGE 3 ACCEPTING FOOD

STAGE 4 ACCEPTING CLOTHING AND OTHER USABLE ITEMS

For more information on how to help - call the Grayson County Chapter of the Salvation Army at 903-868-9602

Located at 5700 Texoma Parkway, Sherman Texas, 75090