THURSDAY, MAY 12, 2016-SULPHER, OKLAHOMA — Members of the Oklahoma Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster (VOAD) are partnering to open a “one-stop shop” for Oklahomans recovering from the recent tornadoes.
The multi-agency resource center will be open Friday, May 13 from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. and Saturday, May 14 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Crosstown Sports Recreation Center Gymnasium, 2108 W. Broadway Ave., Sulphur, OK.
Representatives from disaster relief organizations will be available at the MARC to assist with personal recovery plans, navigating paperwork, and locating assistance for specific disaster-caused needs, such as debris removal and insurance fraud information. Hot meals, clean-up supplies, baby supplies and tetanus shots also will be available. Individuals seeking services are asked to bring photo identification.
Participating agencies include:
Mike Henning of Geronimo, Oklahoma shows American Red Cross Responder Kim O’Brien what’s left of his home after 80-90 mile per hour winds with baseball size hail moved through the area early morning May 12th. Photo American Red Cross/Wes Carter.