Feed The Children, one of WAY-FM's ministry partners, has rushed alongside other efforts to provide needed supplies and relief to the devastated community of Moore, OK in the wake of those terrible tornadoes.
Wally and Katie Rose are on their way there too, thanks to Feed the Children, to personally survery the damage and, on your behalf, pitch in wherever they can on the relief efforts. They'll be reporting back to you live from the ground in Oklahoma, so check back here and at AllWally.com for updates.
Please join us in praying for the people of Moore and the surrounding communities affected by this event. And if you have the means to give, consider helping the Feed The Children effort, by clicking this link. Anything helps.
Our hearts are broken as we read about the tragic damage and loss that occurred yesterday and today in and around Oklahoma City. Please pray for those who have been directly affected and for the many who are currently working around the clock to help those in need. God is bigger, and he can always bring beauty from ashes.
Please consider giving a financial gift to assist with local efforts.
Here are some organizations we recommend:
Convoy of Hope
Feed the Children
Additional ways to donate:
Redcross: Dial 1-800-REDCROSS or text REDCROSS to 90999 to make a $10 donation. Salvation Army: Text “storm” to 80888 to make a $10 donation. Food Bank of Oklahoma: Text FOOD to 32333 to immediately donate $10.
Below is our ever-changing short list of local churches who will act as drop-off points for additional gift cards. Please check back here throughout the week for updates. The cut off is Friday, May 24th.
In case you missed it, we are mobilizing to collect as many gift cards as we can through Friday that will go to a to-be-determined church in Moore, Oklahoma, the area hardest hit by yesterday's tornados. This church will help get the cards you donate to the families who need the most help.
Thanks in advance for anything you can do.
Please consider Home Depot, Lowe's and national resteraunt chain gift cards. The following are Nashville-area drop off locations:
1. South Nashville, Franklin and Spring Hill-area residents can drop off gift cards at WAY-FM's studios in Franklin, located at 1095 W McEwen Drive between 8am and 5pm through Friday.
2.Murfreesboro residents can drop off gift cards at World Outreach Church in Murfreesboro, located at 1921 New Salem Road between 8am and 5pm through Friday.
3.Bellevue residents can drop gift cards at Bellevue Baptist Church, located at 7400 Highway 70 S in Bellevue. They will be accepting cards through Friday. Office hours are 8am to 4:30pm through Thursday, and Friday from 8am to 4pm.
4.East Nashville residents can drop off gift cards at First Church of the Nazarene. Their office entrance is located off 5th and Woodland.
5. North Nashville, Hendersonville and Gallatin-area residents can drop off gift cards at Long Hollow Baptist Church located at 3031 Long Hollow Pike in Hendersonville. Drop off times are now through Thursday from 8am to 4:30pm and on Friday from 8am to noon. The offices are located in the Pods in the back of the church. Their outdoor mailbox under the main awning/canopy is available for drop-offs after hours.
6. Madison, TN residents can drop off gift cards at Cornerstone Churh in Madison between 8am and 4pm through Friday. The church is located at 726 W. Old Hickory Blvd.
There are also efforts underway for those that would like to donate non-perishable items.
TitleMax in Hendersonville is working with the Church of Christ Disaster Relief Efforts and hosting a donation drop off at their location on Main Street.
TitleMax | 277 West Main Street | Hendersonville, TN 37075
They are taking donations of non-perishable items, children's/baby items, and any other items that can help out in this time of need (please no furniture or large items at this time).
ADDITIONAL COLLECTION DRIVES:
Friday and Saturday, 5/24/13 and 5/25/13: West Nashville Dream Center, a ministry of Cross Point Community Church, 4007 Delaware Ave, Nashville, TN 37209 7 am- 7 pm.
Friday and Saturday, 5/24/13 and 5/25/13:
COOL SPRINGS GALLERIA MALL:
Macy’s Parking Lot - East side (between mall and interstate 65)
DONATION DROP OFF AS WELL AS VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES WILL BE AVAILABLE AT BOTH LOCATIONS FOR THE DURATION
OKLAHOMA DISASTER RELIEF NEEDS
Full size fitted sheets (new or nearly new)
Full size flat sheets (new or nearly new)
Standard size pillows (new)
Pillow protectors (new)
Children’s pajamas (new or nearly new)
Onesies (new or nearly new)
Pack & Plays
Receiving blankets (new or nearly new)
New Car Seats
Diapers (all sizes)
Gift Cards can also be given to stores such as Wal-Mart and Target.
***Financial contributions toward Oklahoma Relief Efforts can be made at www.sweetsleep.org/donate. Please mark disaster relief gifts as “Relief”.***
Sweet Sleep Info
Sweet Sleep works globally to provide beds to orphaned and abandoned children. In the U.S., we work through partners to provide beds to at risk and foster care children with the ultimate goal to bring permanency to a child or young person in crisis. To learn more about the global work of Sweet Sleep, please visit our website at www.sweetsleep.org
Sweet Sleep’s mailing address is:
PO Box 40486
Nashville, TN 37204
Sweet Sleep is a member of CAFO, (Christian Alliance for Orphans) and the ECFA (Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability), which is dedicated to helping Christian ministries earn the public’s trust through adherence to their standards of responsible stewardship. Sweet Sleep is registered with Guidestar, which provides information that advances transparency in nonprofit practice in order to encourage charitable giving.
Sweet Sleep is a Nashville-based 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that provides beds to the world’s orphaned and abandoned children. Sweet Sleep works closely with indigenous staff as well as U.S. churches and businesses to provide beds and bedding with a goal of providing “a bed for every head.” Now in its 10th year, Sweet Sleep has provided more than 20,000 beds for orphans in Eastern Europe, Haiti, Africa and the United States
Third Day is coming to Nashville on April 19th and we want to give you the chance to win 4 tickets to the concert, 4 passes to a pre-concert VIP event and the Third Day CD library!
All you have to do is nominate a person you feel has made a difference in the community. Here's how:
Simply call our Story Line at 615-212-WAY1 (9291)
Share with us why your friend is your community's 'Miracle Maker' and a little bit about the difference their actions have made or had on those they've reached out to.
If our panel of judges chooses your story as their favorite, then you, your community's Miracle Maker and your guests will be headed to the show on us! Pretty cool, huh? Deadline to enter is Friday, April 5th. We plan to notify the winner on Monday, April 8th. For a complete list of contest rules, go here.
Oh, and if you just can't wait, you can purchase tickets to the show here.
It's a very Veggie birthday, and you are invited! Join Bob & Larry and the entire VeggieTales crew as they put on the biggest birthday party ever celebrating VeggieTales' 20 years of stories, songs and fun. This show is filled with silly song favorites and memorable entertainment for the whole family! You won't want to miss this one-of-a-kind celebration!
There are three price levels:
Purchase 10 or more tickets (Price Level 2) and receive a rate of $13 per ticket
Purchase 1 - 9 tickets (Price Level 2) for the regular $15 rate per ticket
Purchase any number of Price Level 1tickets* at a rate of $30 per ticket.
*Price Level 1 tickets include:upfront seating, plus access to the VIP meet and greet with Bob & Larry after the show. Be sure to bring your camera or camera phone and we'll take a picture for you. You will receive a VeggieTales 5X7 cardboard photo frame to take home.