Joplin, Missouri – Tornado Disaster Relief Info and Links

Posted: May 23, 2011 by pastorerichann in Charity, Missions, Social Issues
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I know others will be in prayer about the recent devastation for our neighbors down in Joplin, Missouri. Below are some links for disaster relief in that area. I hope to be able to post more links later. May God be with those in that area (Psalm 46:1):
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*Special note for Chariton, IA Community (in Lucas County Area) – added May 25: There will be a community-wide effort to gather the following items and deliver to Joplin, Missouri for disaster victims: Baby food and formula, diapers and wipes, batteries and flashlights, cleaning supplies and workgloves, personal hygiene items and toiletries, washclothes and towels, bed linens and blankets (these do not need to be new, but need to be clean and ready to use), large storage bins and school supplies; NO CLOTHING PLEASE. Items may be dropped off at 125 S. Main, Chariton, IA, between the hours of 9am and 3pm (closed Sunday). Deadline for drop-off will be Wednesday, June 1st at 3pm. This is an opportunity to come together as a community and help the folks in Joplin. For more into of if you would like to help please call 515 – 371 – 3359. One way you can help is to volunteer at the drop-off site*

(For others outside the Chariton Area):
Financial donations to The Salvation Army disaster relief efforts may be made by texting the word ARMY to 90999 for an automatic $10 donation. To make a credit card donation, call 1-800-SAL-ARMY or click here. and designate to Joplin tornado relief. Checks may be mailed to The Salvation Army, 3637 Broadway Ave., Kansas City, MO 64111.

Click to give online to… Missouri Baptist Disaster Relief

$10 can be donated to the Red Cross by texting REDCROSS to 90999. Online donations can be made here.

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