• Kathleen Watson

Jags Giving a Hand after the Oak Grove Tornados

On Monday March 13th the BSS Jaguars helped the BSS ROTC organization with cleanup after the devastating tornado that hit Oak Grove the week before. With over 500+ homes damaged their help was needed and appreciated.

Here are a couple options if you are looking to help victims of the Oak Grove tornado.

The Oak Grove Chamber of Commerce has set up an account for donations at the Central Bank of the Midwest in Oak Grove.

  • Checks can be written out to the "Oak Grove Chamber of Commerce"

  • Mail to: 500 Broadway, Oak Grove, Mo. 64075

  • Call 816-690-8484

The Oaks of Edgewood Clubhouse is collecting donations of supplies.

  • They are looking items such as blankets, toiletries, blankets, clothes, storage tubs, non-perishable food and bottled water.

  • Items can be dropped off at 1201 S.W. 10th Terrace, Oak Grove, MO 64075

Red Cross

  • The Red Cross advises anyone wishing to donate items to tornado and storm victims to call 211 for more info.

A Disaster Relief Resident Resource Center has been opened at the First Baptist Church.

  • Located at 400 SE 14th Street, Oak Grove, Mo. 64075

  • It's open on Friday, March 10 from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Saturday, March 11 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

  • It provides insurance information, legal services, food stamp replacement services, health and wellness services, emergency financial assistance and more.

  • Residents must bring proof of access.

  • Child care provided.

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