Gleaning For The World Offers Humanitarian Aid to Oklahoma Tornado Survivors
CONCORD, Va., May 21, 2013 /Christian Newswire/ — Gleaning For The World, an international faith-based humanitarian aid organization headquartered in Virginia, is responding to the crisis in Moore, Oklahoma and surrounding areas. A two mile wide tornado has already claimed the lives of nearly 100 people, hundreds injured and caused wide-spread property damage.
Working with local churches and organizations on the ground in Oklahoma City, Gleaning For The World is shipping bottled water, food, baby supplies, personal care items and more to assist in the crisis.
“The damage we are seeing coming out of the Oklahoma City area is tragic,” says Rev. Ron Davidson, President of Gleaning For The World. “We are reaching out to get these families whatever supplies they need and to help the survivors start putting their lives back together.”
Area churches that need basic supplies to distribute in that region, should contact Gleaning For The World.
If you would like make a financial donation, please do so at www.GFTW.org — The time is now.
About Gleaning For The World
Organized in 1998 by the Rev. Ron Davidson, Gleaning For The World is a non-profit humanitarian aid organization that shares the love of God at home and around the world through the efficient delivery of high quality life-saving supplies to victims of poverty and devastation by connecting corporate surplus to critical needs.
As a result of its unique operating model, Forbes Magazine has ranked Gleaning For The World the most efficient large charity in America – four of the past five years.
More info at www.GFTW.org
- AmeriCares Disaster Response Team Headed to Oklahoma (sys-con.com)
- Massive Tornado Takes Aim At Moore, Oklahoma (npr.org)
- More Than 100 Pulled From Oklahoma Tornado Wreckage (610wiod.com)
- Oklahoma City tornado survivor: ‘Everything is gone’ (telegraph.co.uk)
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