The Joplin Globe, Joplin, MO

May 23, 2011

How to help tornado victims

From staff reports

JOPLIN, Mo. — Anyone needing disaster information, shelter information or referrals are urged to call 211. The 211 service number is available for most areas in Missouri. In areas in which it is not, call 1-800-427-4626.

Other contact information is as follows — this list will be updated as the Globe receives additional information:

Volunteer Ozarks Red Cross

Safe and Well from the Red Cross

Missouri state government assistance, shelter information

Joplin, Mo., Tornado Recovery Facebook page

City of Joplin on Facebook

Joplin Tornado Relief Drop-off

The attached link is a spreadsheet showing locations to drop-off

donations throughout the Four States.