Disaster in the South-how to help!

This picture just leaves you speechless……how can we even imagine what the south has gone through in the past 24 hours and still not out of the woods yet!  The picture is one of endless photo’s taken during the devastation the past couple of days.  So how can we help:

  • The American Red Cross has opened dozens of emergency shelters for families affected by the severe storms. You can donate online or by calling 1-800-RED-CROSS. To quickly contribute10, you can text “REDCROSS” to 90999.
  • Samaritan’s Purse is sending teams of volunteers to hard-hit areas in Alabama to offer assistance. Supporters can donate online to help the organization provide aid.
  • The Salvation Army has deployed mobile feeding units to tornado-affected communities to provide meals to people in need. You can designate your online donation go to “April 2011 Tornado Outbreak” relief. Funds can also be given over the phone by calling 1-800-SAL-ARMY or texting “GIVE” to 80888 (for a10 donation).
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  • Governor of Alabama Robert Bentley’s office is accepting donations for church and community relief efforts in the wake of the massive storms. Supporters can contribute by credit card or check.

Please reach out and help in any way possible…many people have lost everything and our thoughts and prayers are with them during this horrible disaster.  Please let others know how they can help…the above list is from the Huffington Post.