How to help the community of West, Texas
Tyler, Tx (FOX 51) — For anyone asking questions about how to donate or help West, Texas after the fertilizer explosion.
West City Officials have asked that the "stuff" any kind in donations (water, snacks, clothing, etc) to please stop at this time, they have received more than they can use and it is causing issues because they don't have the storage or additional personnel to manage it.
They will let us know when they can receive large items, building materials, appliances, and furniture to help those affected.
At this time the people of West need monetary donations to help people recover.
Direct Donations can go to:
Right now they need monetary donations to help the people recover...
DIRECT $ DONATIONS TO:
State National Bank: PO Box 98, West, TX, 76691 – Account #: 481762
Checks made out to: West Disaster Relief Fund
Point West Bank: PO Box 279, West, TX, 76691 – Account #: 1533587
Checks made out to: Victims of West Explosion Fund
To support Red Cross disaster response, people can donate to Red Cross Disaster Relief at www.redcross.org or by texting REDCROSS to 90999 to make a $10 donation.
THE SALVATION ARMY:
DONATE BY MAIL: Please designate West, Texas Relief on all checks.
Checks may be made out to: The Salvation Army Disaster Relief, P.O. BOX 36607, Dallas, TX 75235
DONATE BY PHONE: 1-800-SAL-ARMY (1-800-725-2769)
BLOOD DONORS – Call your local Blood Bank to make an appointment, they have been busy!!
TYLER DONOR CENTER
815 South Baxter Avenue
Tyler, TX 75701