Joplin, Missouri was recently hit hard by severe weather. Find out where to volunteer or who to call if someone you know is in need of assistance…
Who to Contact/ Where to Volunteer:
For people who want to volunteer to help with Joplin tornado recovery, please go to www.211missouri.org and click where it says “Want to help Joplin.” Click here for direct link. Please note that it may be several days or longer before help is needed with debris removal and the like.
Anyone from the counties of Butler, Cape Girardeau, given the Howell, Jasper, McDonald, Mississippi, New Madrid, Newton, Pulaski, Ripley, St. Louis County, Scott, Stoddard, Stone and Taney counties who claim to be a victim of either tornadoes or flooding should contact FEMA if they need assistance and have not already made this contact.
Other helpful information regarding the Joplin Tornado recovery efforts are:
Ozarks Red Cross website: http://www.ozarksredcross.org/
To find people or list yourself safe: www.redcross.org/safeandwell
Heart of Missouri United Way has a donation page: http://www.uwheartmo.org
For non-emergency needs related to the storm, please call United Way 2-1-1 at any time. If that number does not work, please call 800-427-4626.