How to help tornado victims in the South

AP News
Posted: Apr 28, 2011 9:03 PM
How to help tornado victims in the South

Here are some ways to help victims of the tornadoes in the South:

_ AMERICAN RED CROSS _ U.S. mobile phone users can text REDCROSS to 90999 to add $10 automatically to your phone bill. Or visit or call 1-800-RED-CROSS.

_ CATHOLIC CHARITIES _ The charity accepts disaster donations by calling 1-800-919-9338 or visiting

_ SALVATION ARMY _ The charity is providing food, drinks and spiritual support to victims. To donate, text GIVE to 80888 to donate $10 through your phone bill. Call 1-800-SAL-ARMY (725-2769) or visit

_ SAVE THE CHILDREN _ The relief effort providing food, medical care and education to children is accepting donations online at People can also call 1-800-728-3843 during business hours.

_ WORLD VISION _ The Christian humanitarian organization focuses on children, aiming to lessen the emotional and psychological damage that many children suffer during crises. To donate, visit or call 1-866-56-CHILD (24453).