The disaster zone is 17 miles in length and 1.3 miles in width. Communities in Moore, Newcastle, Southern Oklahoma City, Harrah, Jacktown, and Shawnee have all been impacted. Ground zero is currently cordoned off to the public.
Community relief workers will begin clearing debris this week. To facilitate this effort, coordinators are compiling a catalog of survivors that require assistance. If you or anyone you know has been affected by this catastrophe, please contact OpOKRelief@gmail.com. To receive live mobile updates, text “@OpOK-Alerts” to phone number 23559.
The best way to help right now is to donate time, money, and supplies. You can volunteer at a number of the drop-off centers, or contribute to our Wepay.
The following locations are accepting and distributing supplies:
Oklahoma City Metro Fire Departments
Piedmont Fire Department Station #1
Bethany Fire Department
Any Media Outlet
Regional Food Bank
1st Baptist Church – Moore, Oklahoma
Harrah Baptist Church –
Tulsa Community Foundation
Pet Food Pantry of OKC
The following supplies are being requested:
- Infant Formula
- Baby Food
- Diapers and Wipes
- Non-Perishable Food
- Protein Bars
- Heavy Work Gloves
- Five Gallon Buckets
- Heavy Duty Trash Bags
- Face Masks
Aid workers have requested that clean-up and rescue equipment be delivered to fire stations. Please, no clothes at this point in time.