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Disaster Relief Distribution Center Open to All Moore Residents in Need

May 28, 2013

OKLAHOMA CITY  The Regional Food Bank of Oklahoma has opened a Disaster Relief Distribution Center at 2635 N. Shields in Moore over the weekend.  The center is open to all residents who have been affected by the tornado, including those who sustained minor damage.

“Supplies are available for everyone in Moore who has been impacted by the tornado, not just those who have lost their home,” said Rodney Bivens, executive director of the Regional Food Bank of Oklahoma.  “Many of our neighbors have gone without power for nearly a week and lost all the food in their refrigerator.  They also need support to stock their shelves with much-needed items.”

The Distribution Center is stocked with items such as: food, shovels, gloves, trash bags, safety goggles, paper goods, diapers, personal hygiene products, snacks, packing boxes, water and Gatorade.  The center is open from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. daily and will continue to serve residents for many months to come. 

For more information on the Regional Food Bank’s disaster relief efforts visit regionalfoodbank.org/helpOK.  To make a tax deductible donation to the Regional Food Bank of Oklahoma visit www.regionalfoodbank.org or call 405.604.7111.  Text FOOD to 32333 to give $10 to relief efforts*.  

*A one-time donation of $10.00 will be added to your mobile phone bill or deducted from your prepaid balance. All donations must be authorized by the account holder. All charges are billed by and payable to your mobile service provider. User must be age 18 or older or have parental permission to participate. By texting YES, the user agrees to the terms and conditions. Service is available on most carriers. Message & Data Rates May Apply. Donations are collected for the benefit of the Regional Food by the Mobile Giving Foundation and subject to the terms found at www.hmgf.org/t. You can unsubscribe at any time by texting STOP to short code 32333 text HELP to 32333 for help.

About the Regional Food Bank of Oklahoma
The Regional Food Bank of Oklahoma is the state’s largest hunger relief organization.  The nonprofit provides enough food to feed more than 90,000 hungry Oklahomans each week through a network of more than 1,000 schools and charitable feeding programs in 53 central and western Oklahoma counties. Since its inception in 1980, the Regional Food Bank has distributed more than 470 million pounds of food to feed Oklahoma’s hungry.  For more information, visit http://www.regionalfoodbank.org; find us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/regionalfoodbank or follow us on Twitter at www.twitter.com/rfbo.


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