Benefits for Oklahoma Tornado Victims (fundraisers)
We will post updates on benefits and other fundraisers planned to help those hit hard by the tornadoes on May 19th and 20th in Oklahoma. Check back often as we will continue to add the events to this page. Please attend any or all of these events as fellow Oklahomans start the long process of recovery.
(5/24/) BLAKE SHELTON ORGANIZES 'HEALING IN THE HEARTLAND: RELIEF BENEFIT CONCERT' AT CHESAPEAKE ENERGY ARENA IN OKLAHOMA CITY ON MAY 29
Special Telecast to Benefit the United Way Set for 9 p.m. ET/PT; NBC, Style, E!, G4, Bravo and CMT Will Also Air
Tickets to Go On Sale Saturday, May 25 at 10 a.m. CT
Love's Travel Stops to Underwrite the Concert Cost
OKLAHOMA CITY - May 24, 2013 - Blake Shelton has organized and will headline the telethon "Healing in the Heartland: Relief Benefit Concert" on May 29, to take place at Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City.
Grammy Award-winning artists Miranda Lambert, Reba and Vince Gill will also perform.
The Event will raise funds for the United Way of Central Oklahoma May Tornadoes Relief Fund. Working with their local COMMUNITY partners, United Way of Central Oklahoma will use the Fund for immediate, intermediate and long-term recovery and rebuilding efforts in Oklahoma following the tornadoes that devastated Moore earlier this week.
Tickets will Go On sale at 10 a.m. CT on May 25. Tickets are $25, with a limit of eight per person. Tickets can be purchased at the Chesapeake Energy Arena box office, all Ticketmaster locations, by phone at (800) 745-3000 and online at Ticketmaster.com.
(5/23) Music for Moore The Oklahoma music community is banding together to support tornado recovery efforts with a festival-sized benefit concert from 5 p.m. to 11 p.m. on Wednesday, May 29 at the Chevy Bricktown Events Center, 429 E. California Ave.
Tickets are $25, available at the door and online via TicketStorm.
OK Chefs Relief Pop-up
Sunday May 26th----Chefs Chris Becker, Marc Dunham, Kurt Fleischfresser, Jonathon Stranger, Josh Valentine and Danny Bowien will feature a three-course meal with 100 percent of the proceeds going to the Red Cross. All local, donated ingredients. No charge, but donation of at least $35 suggested. Plus a live painting exhibition by Desmond Mason. There's so much more to come, so please stay tuned.
11am-1pm at Botanical Myriad Botanical Gardens 301 W Reno Ave, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73102-50
Help Moore Benefit Concert
Join us Saturday Night at the 51st St. Speakeasy for the Help Moore Benefit Concert. The show starts at 9:00 pm and features the following acts:
• Pretty Black Chains
• Josh Sallee
• Sherree Chamberlain
100% of door admissions and 10% of all sales that night will be donated to the Central and Western Oklahoma Red Cross.
We will also have a raffle featuring several nice prizes from various business (Gift Cards, Gift Baskets, Etc). We should have a complete list by the end of the day. 100% of the money raised through the raffle will also go to the Red Cross.
1114 NW 51st, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73118
This Memorial Day weekend at "O Asian Fusion" in Norman, (Saturday, Sunday & Monday), when customers mention the Moore Tornado Relief Fund to their server, we will donate 10% of their bill to the Regional Food Bank of Oklahoma.
In addition, whatever we raise at "O", owners Dirk & Stephanie O'Hara will MATCH the amount and donate to the American Red Cross of Oklahoma.
-Text REDCROSS to 90999 to make a $10 donation
-Text FOOD to 32333 to make a $10 donation to Regional Food Bank of Oklahoma
You can also make a donation here: http://www.regionalfoodbank.org/
-Text STORM to 80888 to make a $10 donation to Salvation Army
-feedthechildren.org click on the Oklahoma Tornado link
-Give Blood- obi.org for a list of blood drive locations
-Oklahoma Baptist Disaster Relief bgco.org/donate or call (405) 942-3800
Helping the Animals Many animals have been displaced here's how you can help