Help tornado victims through Salvation Army

In the wake of the devastating tornadoes that hit Oklahoma this month, several individuals have inquired about how to help. Please note that this guidance is directed at non-local gifts and volunteers outside the immediate impact area.

Donors are encouraged to contribute cash, which allows the Salvation Army to purchase products to quickly and efficiently meet the most urgent needs of disaster victims. When possible, the purchases are made near the disaster site to stimulate the local economy and ensure quicker delivery.

Give to the Salvation Army:

  • By phone at 1-800-SAL-ARMY (1-800-725-2769)
  • Online at
  • By mail to The Salvation Army – Disaster Relief, PO Box 2536, Oklahoma City, OK 73102; please make checks payable to the Salvation Army and write “May 2013 Oklahoma tornadoes” on the memo line.
  • By texting the word “STORM” to 80888 to make a $10 donation through your mobile phone; to confirm your gift, respond with the word “Yes.”*

*A one-time donation of $10 will be added to your mobile phone bill or deducted from your prepaid balance. Message and data rates may apply. All charges are billed by and payable to your mobile service provider. Service is available on Verizon Wireless, AT&T, Sprint and TMobile. By participating you certify that you agree to the terms and conditions, that you are 18 or older or have parental permission, and have authorization from the account holder. Donations are collected for the benefit of the Salvation Army by the Innovative Giving Foundation and are subject to the terms found at

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Suzanna Bloom is the office manager, volunteer coordinator, and website administrator at LiftUp of Routt County.

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