Red Cross Releases Shelter Update For Oklahoma Wildfire Victims


Tuesday, August 7th 2012, 9:52 pm

By: News 9


The Red Cross shelter that has been operating in Sand Springs is moving to the First United Methodist Church, 100 E. Greenwood Avenue in Mannford. The shelter was fully moved and operational by 3:00 p.m. Tuesday. The shelter at Cushing is now closed and on stand-by

Red Cross shelters remain open in the following locations for families and individuals displaced by the grass fires:

MANNFORD, OK
*NEW LOCATION, PREVIOUSLY LOCATED IN SAND SPRINGS:

First United Methodist Church
100 E. Greenwood Ave.

CUSHING, OK
*CLOSED & ON STANDBY

Cushing Senior Center
203 E. Cherry

LEXINGTON, OK

Slaughterville First Baptist Church
10101 60th Street

The Red Cross has recorded more than 230 overnight stays in shelters since the disaster response began in Oklahoma and served more than 1,900 meals and provided more than 11,500 snacks in this disaster response.

Nearly 150 Red Cross volunteers have deployed to provide relief to families across the state who have been affected by the fires. Three multi-agency resource centers, where people can connect with organizations prepared to lend assistance, are open in Glencoe, Noble and Luther.

Luther Auditorium 
178th & Luther Rd., Luther, OK (Wed 8 to 5) (Future dates TBD)

United Methodist Church
113 S. Perry, Glencoe, OK (Tues 12-8, Wed-Fri 10-7) (Time after Fri TBD)

12 Corners Baptist Church
15601 E. Etowah Rd., Noble, OK (Wed- Sat 10-6) (Time after Sat TBD)

If you would like to help people impacted by these wildfires and other disasters, you can make a financial donation to the Red Cross.

Make a donation online!

Or by mail at: American Red Cross – Central & Western Oklahoma, Dept. #96 – 0397, Oklahoma City, OK 73104.

By text: Text REDCROSS to 90999 to make a $10 donation. Charges will appear on cell phone bill; regular fees may apply.

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