Two fire fighters break through concrete during the search for survivors in the remains of the Plaza Towers Elementary School in Moore, Okla., after the school was hit by a tornado on May 20. (Oklahoma National Guard Public Affiars photo)

Legion sets up hotline for tornado victims

The Legion is allocating $1 million to veterans affected by the tornadoes in Oklahoma. Veterans and their families whose homes were devastated by the disaster can request funds to cover relocation expenses incurred during the immediate aftermath of the disaster. The American Legion has set up a hotline — (800)-504-4098 — for veterans in Moore, Okla., who wish to request this emergency assistance.

Individuals wishing to donate directly to victims in Oklahoma can donate online.

General donations to the National Emergency fund may also be sent via U.S. Postal Service:

The American Legion NEF
P.O. Box 1055
Indianapolis, IN 46206