Dillons Raises Money For Red Cross Disaster Relief Efforts

Red Cross Disaster Relief

Marlena from Country Legends 106.9 will broadcast live from 11 am to 2 pm Thursday, May 23, from the Red Cross office at 1221 SW 17th St. in Topeka.

The Red Cross will accept donations to the Disaster Relief Fund for anyone who'd like to drop off contributions in person.

In addition, Heartland Park Topeka will hold a special collection during its dirt track races Saturday evening, May 25.

People also can make a $10 donation by texting REDCROSS to 90999. Phone contributions are accepted at 1-800-RED-CROSS.

TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW)- Helping Oklahoma tornado victims is as easy as a trip to the grocery store.

WIBW-TV and sister station KAKE-TV in Wichita are joining Dillons stores in raising money for the Red Cross Disaster Relief Fund. Between now and June 8th, shoppers can donate at Dillons by purchasing $5 or $10 cash cards, dropping coins in designated boxes or rounding up bills to the nearest dollar.

Sheri Plymale, assistant manager of the Dillons at SW 29th and Urish in Topeka, says it is a community store and staff and shoppers want to help out in any way they can.

Jo Ann Long, with the Kansas Capital Area chapter of the Red Cross, says it doesn't matter where the disaster is. She says people in Topeka will step up to help Oklahoma, just as Oklahomans would help us if we were in need.

All Kansas Dillons stores are taking part in the fundraising effort. Dillons will match up to $50,000 in donations.


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