More than two weeks after devastating tornadoes, the Red Cross continues to help people in Oklahoma by providing shelter, food, relief supplies and emotional support as people begin to recover. Marvin Norman of Springfield left this morning to join the relief effort. Norman, an Illinois Capital Area Chapter volunteer, will be working in client casework. Client caseworkers work one on one with individual families to ensure that they get the vital assistance they need.
The Red Cross anticipates that this will be a lengthy response. So far the Red Cross has: