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Feed The Children to Send Relief Items to Assist Flood Victims in North Dakota.

OKLAHOMA CITY Oklahoma City (1990 pop. 444,719), state capital, and seat of Oklahoma co., central Okla., on the North Canadian River; inc. 1890. The state's largest city, it is an important livestock market, a wholesale, distribution, industrial, and financial center, and a farm  -- Feed The Children is delivering a truckload of disaster relief items to aid the flood victims in North Dakota North Dakota, state in the N central United States. It is bordered by Minnesota, across the Red River of the North (E), South Dakota (S), Montana (W), and the Canadian provinces of Saskatchewan and Manitoba (N).  where rain has caused flash floods and broken levees, damaging thousands of homes. This truckload of supplies will be delivered on Monday to Spirit Lake Tribe The Spirit Lake Tribe (In Santee Sioux: Mni Wakan Oyate, formerly Devils Lake Sioux) is a Sioux tribe and its reservation is located in east-central North Dakota on the northern shores of Devil's Lake.  in North Dakota and includes the following items:

* Water

* Paper products

* Ready-to-eat food

* Cleaning supplies

As the need rises, Feed The Children stands poised and ready to continue bringing food and relief supplies.

"We understand that it takes a long time to recover from a disaster," said Larry Jones Larry Jones is also the real name of Atlanta Braves player Chipper Jones.

Walter "Larry" Jones (born September 22, 1942 in Columbus, Ohio) is a retired American basketball player. He played professionally in the NBA and ABA, from 1964 to 1974.
, founder and president of Feed The Children. "Feed The Children has been helping children and families in need for more than 30 years and is one of the first relief agencies on site after a disaster strikes. Most importantly Adv. 1. most importantly - above and beyond all other consideration; "above all, you must be independent"
above all, most especially
, Feed The Children is one of the last to leave making sure that every need is met."

Feed The Children is continuing to monitor State and Federal information, and is in regular communication with North Dakota and Minnesota Emergency Management officials, our partner agencies, FEMA FEMA,
n.pr See Federal Emergency Management Agency.
 and members of the National Voluntary Organizations Active in Disasters (NVOAD NVOAD National Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster ). Feed The Children is an active member of NVOAD.

Cash donations can be sent to Feed The Children, P.O. Box 36, Oklahoma City, OK 73101.

To financially support our work, please visit www.feedthechildren.org. If you are a grocery manufacturer, distributor, wholesaler or retailer and would like to offer products for disaster response or for our daily hunger relief efforts, please call our Donor Relations Department at 405-949-5121.

As the need rises, Feed The Children stands poised and ready to continue bringing food and relief supplies.

About Feed The Children

Founded in 1979 by Larry and Frances Jones, Feed The Children is consistently ranked as one of the 10 largest international charities in the U.S., based on private, non-government support. Feed The Children is a Christian, international, nonprofit relief organization with headquarters in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma “OKC” redirects here. For the airport, see Will Rogers World Airport.

Oklahoma City is the capital of the U.S. state of Oklahoma. The county seat of Oklahoma County, the city is the 30th largest city in the U.S.
, that delivers food, medicine, clothing and other necessities to individuals, children and families who lack these essentials due to famine, war, poverty or natural disasters. Since its founding, the organization has reached out to help those in need in the US and in 118 countries around the globe. For more information, please visit:

www.feedthechildren.org

www.larryjones.tv

www.givingisgood.org

www.feedthechildren.org/abandonedbabies
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