NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — The National Weather Service says the tornado that hit Moore, Okla., Monday was a top-of-the-scale EF-5 twister with winds of at least 200 mph.
The mammoth tornado destroyed countless homes, cleared lots down to bare red earth and claimed 24 lives.
Here is a quick list of some of the agencies that are providing aid and how you can help:
Crossroads Oklahoma City:
This Oklahoma City church has set up a relief site for victims of the tornado. Donate directly to their relief fund at CrossroadsOKC.com. You can also purchase items at WalMart.com to be picked up in-store by the church. Set your “local Wal-Mart” as Store #743 (Oklahoma City), or click here for details.
The Salvation Army
You can donate to the Salvation Army’s Oklahoma tornado relief online or call 1-800-SAL-ARMY (1-800-725-2769). You can also text the word “STORM” to 80888 to…
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