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Local groups gearing up to bring aid to Oklahoma

Maggie Vespa

Local groups gearing up to bring aid to Oklahoma

CREATED May. 20, 2013

TUCSON (KGUN9-TV) - The Red Cross of Southern Arizona and World Care are both sending resources and manpower to Oklahoma City.

Red Cross directors tell 9OYS they are sending at least one volunteer to the site of the storm, adding they may send more.

Meanwhile, World Care is collecting supplies.  Donations can be made at World Care at 3538 E. Ellington Place or at any of A Family's Discount Storage's 17 locations.  A list of locations and hours is available on their website. Donations can also be dropped off at any Zane's Law office. Click here for a list of locations. There is also a collection site located in Green Valley.

Community Connect by Posada Life -- 250 W. Continental Road, Ste 500 Green Valley, AZ 85622 520-393-6700 Open 9a-4p, Mon-Fri

Friends in Deed -- 301 W Camino Casa Verde  Green Valley, AZ 85614 (520) 625-1150Open 8a-4p, Mon-Fri

Both groups are accepting monetary donations.  Other items needed include:


Cleaning/Shelter Needs
Gloves, mops, brooms 
Buckets, sponges 
Garbage bags 
Blankets, sleeping bags 
Pillows/pillow cases 
(In date and not expiring for 3 months)
Ready-to-eat canned meats 
Canned goods 
Canned juices
Canned milk 
Baby food/formula 
Instant ready-to-eat foods 
Instant protein drinks 
Powdered milk
Dry cereals 
Peanut butter/jelly 
Granola bars 
Towels, Toothpaste, 
Toothbrushes, dental floss 
Shampoo and Conditioner 
Nail clippers 
Soap, Liquid detergent 
Razors/shaving cream 
Toilet paper 
Feminine hygiene products 
Diapers (adult and baby) 
Bar soap 
Hand sanitizers
(First Aid and OTC Only)
OTC pain relievers 
Liquid Band Aid 
Anti-diarrhea medication 
Gauze, sterile and nonsterile 
Hypo-allergenic adhesive 
Tools (Non-power)
Screw drivers 
Flashlights and lanterns 
Cell phone chargers 
Work Gloves 
Dog and cat food (dry, in bags, unopened) 
Canned food 
Collars and leashes 
Carriers, Cat litter 
Pet bedding