There is a lot of work to be done to help our neighbors recover from the tornados. You can help several ways:
One of the best ways you can help is by giving to the American Red Cross. You can either simply text the word redcross to 90999 to donate $10 to Disaster Relief through your mobile carrier. Charges will apply to your mobile phone bill next month. Or you can click to link below to make a contribution:
There are also coordinated efforts involving volunteers, and donations of goods:
Red Cross – For non-monetary donations, please contact Allie Carlson at 402-343-7771
Orphan Grain Train – Call 402-371-7393.
Our Savior Lutheran Church – Cash donations only, and money will be earmarked for Pilger relief. Donations can be made at 2500 W. Norfolk Avenue, Norfolk, NE. 68701. Questions? Call Pastor Lee at 402-371-9005.
The Salvation Army – Collecting bottled water, fruit, and non-perishable food items. For more information call 402-379-4663.
Stanton VFW – Accepting clean, gently used clothing. Call 402-429-2113.
Stanton County Emergency Management – For questions about volunteering, or donating to volunteering, call 402-439-2219, or 402-439-2631.
Stanton State Bank is accepting donations for the Pilger Relief Fund. They will also be distributing donation jars at various Stanton Businesses to aid the Stanton Tornado victims.
To help with the cleanup efforts in Pilger, volunteers can meet at Wisner-Pilger High School beginning a 7am. Volunteers will be bussed to Pilger, and must be 18 or older to volunteer. For more information, call 402-529-3249
Wayne/Dixon Counties are in need of Volunteers for the tornado recovery efforts. Volunteers should check in at the Wakefield Fire Hall at 405 Main Street between 9 am-3 pm daily for your assignment. Wear work clothes, long pants, and sturdy, closed-toed shoes. We are asking that you be at least 19 years old or bring parental consent. Volunteers who have equipment or can offer specialized skills, such as chainsaw and heavy equipment operation, or with trucks and trailers to haul debris, are asked to call the hotline for placement (402) 287-2574. Homeowners should also call the hotline with volunteer requests. Monetary donations may be taken to the United Way Fund through the Wayne and Wakefield area banks.