"[Money] not only travels easier but helps us to provide them with supplies when we get there," she said. "Not only are we providing food, shelter, drinks for [victims], we're also providing food and drink for the first responders."
The Oklahoma area does have Red Cross workers. And Tuesday morning, there were about 30 emergency response vehicles heading to the area from across the nation. As for what they'll need next, agency officials say, they plan to wait and see.
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