Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

How to Give or Get Help

Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

How to Give or Get Help

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To Offer Help

To volunteer: Call these agencies to help in various ways:

Operation Food Search: 569-0053.

The St. Louis Area Food Bank: call Frank Finnegan at 383-3335 .

Salvation Army Operation Noah's Ark: (800) 935-6639.

American Red Cross: 997-8973.

St. Louis County Emergency Management Agency: 638-8533, 638-5462 or 638-5148.

St. Charles County Emergency Management Agency: 949-3023.

Illinois: (800) 650-CARE.

World Vision (for cleanup): (800) 983-5663. Or attend a rally at 3 p.m. Sunday at The Arena.

To donate money: Send donations to help flood victims to:

Salvation Army

3800 Lindell Boulevard

St. Louis, Mo. 63108

American Red Cross

P.O. Box 790059

St. Louis, Mo. 63179-0059.

World Vision

P.O. Box 1131

Pasadena, Calif. 91131

To donate food: Take food to the Olivette Center of Operation Food Search at 9657 Dielman Rock Island Drive. The center is open 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.

You also can drop food off at Six Flags, Clark service stations, Valvoline Instant Oil Change or Gundaker Realtors. For more information, call 569-0053.

The St. Louis Area Food Bank will coordinate food drives. For information, call Frank Finnegan at 383-3335 .


30-Plus Roller Skate Party, 8 p.m.-midnight Friday at Steinberg Skating Rink, St. Louis. Donation: $5 plus canned goods. Proceeds go to American Red Cross.

Race Fan Appreciation Expo, 2-8 p.m. Wednesday at Northwest Plaza, St. Ann. Donations, including cash, food and cleaning supplies, will be exchanged for autographs of racing celebrities. Proceeds go to the American Red Cross and Salvation Army.

St. Louis Cares Flood Relief '93: noon to 10 a.m. Aug. 21 and noon to 6 p.m. Aug. 22 at Greensfelder Recreational Center, Queeny Park. Bands, booths and food. To donate money, food, clothes or cleaning supplies to the American Red Cross. Sponsor: Club Card Concepts TM.

***** To Get Help

Visit these Red Cross service centers for vouchers for food, clothing, rent, medicine and other items, and for other help:

St. Charles County: St. Charles Presbyterian Church, Gamble and Sibley streets, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday-Saturday; 1-6 p. …

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