May 22, 2013 6:01 PM
Here is a list of local donation spots and other donation avenues you can use to help victims of the Oklahoma and north Texas tornadoes.
Oil and gas company BTI in lafayette will be opening a donation drive through at its regional office, 214 Southpark Road in Lafayette.
The company has a presence in Oklahoma City and many of employees there were affected by this disaster. Donations will be accepted Wednesday through Saturday.
The offices will close Sunday and Monday for Memorial Day and reopen Tuesday.
H.I.S. Fire and Safety Delcambre is accepting donations for tornado victims.
Drop off non-perishable food items, bottled water, cleaning supplies or money is encouraged.
The company is on Bob Acres Rd, off Hwy 14 in Delcambre.
Volunteers will leave Monday morning to deliver the donations.
Raising Cane's are mobilizing to deliver aid to victims of north Texas and Oklahoma tornadoes. Raising Cane's is kicking off its campaign by making a $10,000 donation to the Red Cross. In addition, from Wednesday, May 22, through Sunday, May 26, more than 150 participating restaurants nationwide will be collecting cash and credit card donations from customers to provide additional assistance.
"Anyone watching the news these last few days knows that the people of Granbury, Moore and elsewhere are really hurting, so we mobilized our resources to help as much as we possibly could," said Clay Dover, company spokesperson. "We organized a similar effort last year when tornadoes pummeled North Texas, so we have a pretty good system in place that we know works well."
People are asked to visit their nearest Raising Cane's to contribute cash or to make a donation via credit or debit card. No purchase is necessary.
To find a Raising Cane's restaurant nearest you, visit www.raisingcanes.com.
A donation drop for the Oklahoma tornado victims will be open on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 2946 Johnston St., right next to the Magic Wok in the Winwood Shopping Center.====================================================
You can make cash donations by dialing 800- RED-CROSS or texting the word "REDCROSS" to 9-0-9-9-9 to donate $10. They are looking for monetary donations for supplies.
The Regional Food Bank of Oklahoma is accepting cash donations. Text FOOD to 32333 to give $10.
International relief agency Convoy of Hope has deployed services to the Moore, Okla., area. To help their service, text CONVOY to 50555 to donate $10.
The Salvation Army is taking cellular donations. Text STORM to 80888 to donate $10.
The Central OK Humane Society and The Samaritans Purse are in need of monetary donations to help assist those in need. They are accepting donations over the phone or by mail.
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