Neighbors In Need: Picher and McAlester Recovery Begins


Monday, May 12th 2008, 11:58 am
By: News On 6


A weekend of devastating severe weather and tornados has left several Oklahoma towns in need of assistance as recovery efforts begin. The News on 6 has teamed up with the American Red Cross for NEWS ON 6 NEIGHBORS IN NEED TORNADO RELIEF. This relief drive will raise funds to assist the hundreds of people in Oklahoma who need aid as they begin returning to damaged homes.

You can help by donating financially to “The News on 6 Neighbors in Need Tornado Relief Fund” which will benefit the American Red Cross.

It is easy to help:

  • Make a donation check payable to “News on 6 Neighbors in Need Fund
  • Designate “Tornado Relief 08” in the memo section
  • Mail checks to:
        The News on 6 Tornado Relief
        PO Box 6
        Tulsa, OK 74101
  • 100% of your donation will benefit the American Red Cross

The American Red Cross is helping our area in a variety of ways:

  • Providing immediate needs such as clothing and shelters to the displaced
  • Providing meals to victims
  • Providing counseling and case work to victims
  • Providing relief to emergency response personnel

The American Red Cross will be working non-stop in the effected communities until residents are safe and can begin returning to their homes.

“The News on 6 Neighbors in Tornado Relief Fund” is held at the Tulsa Community Foundation. All donations to the project will benefit the American Red Cross.