An aerial view of destroyed houses and buildings after a powerful tornado ripped through the area on May 20, 2013 in Moore, Oklahoma. The town reported a tornado of at least EF4 strength and two miles wide that touched down yesterday killing at least 24 people and leveling everything in its path. (Photo by Benjamin Krain/Getty Images)
A huge tornado ripped through Moore, Okla. on Monday afternoon, leaving a 20-mile path of death and destruction. At least 24 people were killed, including at least 7 children, according to AP. The powerful twister struck only a day after a tornado killed two people in Shawnee, Okla., and left 39 others injured throughout the state.
If you'd like to help the victims of the storms, here are the organizations that are working on relief and recovery in the region:
BAPTIST GENERAL CONVENTION OF OKLAHOMA: Disaster relief volunteers from Baptist General Convention of Oklahoma are sending relief teams and feeding units to affected areas. Please designate your gift to "Disaster Relief." Donate here.
THE SALVATION ARMY USA: The Salvation Army of Arkansas and Oklahoma is becoming active in disaster response to several areas as a result of weather related events. The Salvation Army is providing mobile feeding units for first responders and survivors. Please designate your gift to "Disaster Relief." Donate here.
THE RED CROSS: Central and Western Oklahoma Region Chapters within the region have dispatched team members, opening three shelters and staffed local and state Emergency Operation centers. Please designate your gift to "Disaster Relief." Donate here.