Please take a moment to click this hashtag #OKMissing, scroll down, read, grasp. Parents, children, siblings. You can help efforts. Donate.—
Jennifer Connelly (@Jenocidal_) May 21, 2013
In the wake of the devastating and deadly tornado that hit Moore, Okla., yesterday, citizens are using the power of social media to help and to locate missing loved ones.
Oklahoma is asking for help finding the parents of 9 yr old Kaylee Hawkins. She's at Norman Regional Hospital (please God let them be found)—
Michelle Kelly (@MichelleKellyCW) May 21, 2013
NBC’s Matt Lauer took to Twitter to spread the word to help locate one missing man.
The Twitter account #OPOK Tornado is helping to provide information about aid as well.
TULSA: #OpOK Drop Site asking mainly for water and heavy duty trash bags.
9A-6P Drop off address:
1325 E. 15th St
Tulsa, OK. 74120—
#OpOK Tornado Help (@er0tikka) May 21, 2013
Journey Church in Norman in desperate need of formula and baby food:
People are using both #OPOK for information and #OKMissing to help reunite families, friends and loved ones, including pets (with the additional hashtag #OKPets).
Facebook, is also being used.
Media outlets are also helping to spread the word.
Helping to publicize the pleas as people search for the missing can make a difference.
Please help spread the word.
And some uplifting success stories:
You can make a difference.
We continue to pray for all the victims and their loved ones.