(AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
Sunday's tornadoes in southwest Missouri and north of Minneapolis have left incredible damage in their wake and have cost hundreds of lives. A lot of folks still need assistance of many kinds: money, blood donations and volunteer help.
As promised on tonight's TRMS, here is a list of several organizations helping those in need, many of which were linked earlier on MSNBC.com's Technolog.
- Missouri Red Cross
- Joplin Red Cross (inquire here or by phone at 417-624-4411)
- Minnesota Red Cross
- Missouri State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA)
- Missouri Interfaith Disaster Response Organization
- Community Blood Center of the Ozarks
- Ozarks Food Harvest (h/t Redbud Rosie)
- Joplin Red Cross (volunteering: 800-427-4626)
- Greater Ozarks Red Cross (417-832-9500)
- 211 Missouri
- Show-Me Response
Lastly, the National Americorp Volunteers will be setting up a national hotline to check on loved ones. The number is (417) 659-5464, but as of 7:30pm Eastern, was not yet active. We will update you when it is.