Oklahoma Tornado Relief

How can you help those directly affected by the Oklahoma Tornadoes?

Here are some ways to make smart decisions about your donations:

The American Red Cross:
Financial donations help the Red Cross provide shelter, food and assistance. To donate, visit www.redcross.org or call 1-800-RED-CROSS.

For a text donation, text the word REDCROSS to 90999 to make a $10 donation.

Donate Blood:
To donate blood you can click or call the Red Cross at 1-800-RED-CROSS

Follow the links to schedule an appointment with Lifesource, Chicagoland's Blood Center, or Heartland Blood Centers.

To help animals affected by the tornadoes, visit the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals.

Paws Chicago is helping the Oklahoma Animal Shelters by taking in displaced pets. To volunteer as a foster family, or to donate, click here.

Please Be Cautious:
There are plenty of people who will try to take advantage of this disaster and your good nature to take your money. To check out a charity you're not sure of, check out these sources.

 Charity Navigator - Charity Watch - Guidestar