We have a few updates today:

Those who wish to volunteer for the clean-up efforts may do so by clicking “Sign-Up to Volunteer” link at http://www.211missouri.org/. This is being organized by the United Way.

The Valley of Joplin continues to feed volunteers and will be in need of assistance cooking and serving food beginning on Tuesday. Please contact the Valley’s office at (417) 623-3219 if you would like to help.

The Joplin Parks and Recreation Department is in need of chain saws, rakes, weed trimmers and lawn mowers to assist with various efforts. Please contact them at (417) 625-4718 if you can supply any of these items.

If you would like to make a donation, you may send a check payable to the Scottish Rite Valley of Joplin with the notation “tornado disaster relief”.

Scottish Rite Valley of Joplin
Attention: Richard Lowrey
505 S. Byers
Joplin, MO 64801

The Grand Lodge of Missouri AF&AM has also established a disaster relief fund and payment should be made payable and sent to the Grand Lodge of Missouri with the notation “Joplin area disaster relief”. You can also now donate online via the Grand Lodge’s website at www.momason.org!

Grand Lodge of Missouri
6033 Masonic Dr., Suite B
Columbia, MO. 65202-6568