College football programs in Oklahoma selling T-shirt for tornado disaster relief | Campus Union - SI.com
There’s a lot to be said for just making a donation, giving just to give because you can and because it’s the right thing to do.
Still, there are ways to help support tornado relief efforts in Oklahoma and get a little something for yourself, too.
Oklahoma, Oklahoma State and Tulsa are all selling the OK TOGETHER shirts shown above on their team websites. It’s a great message (I have family ties to Oklahoma, and to both OU and OSU, so it definitely rings true for me) and all proceeds from the shirts go to United Way disaster relief efforts.
[Get one here. Or here. Or here.]
If you’re more the bling type than the t-shirt type, Dogeared is donating $5 from each State of Mind purchase between now and June 6 to the American Red Cross Disaster Relief Fund. The State of Mind collection features silver and gold necklaces of each state, and whether you pick up Oklahoma or a different state close to your heart, $5 still goes to a good cause.
(Yes, you could totally just make a donation, but if you’d been coveting a state-shaped necklace for awhile like I was, might as well put it in the shopping cart now, right? Especially with free shipping all weekend.)
UPDATED TO ADD: Kevin Durant and Nike are partnering up to send the profits from Oklahoma City KD V Elites purchased between now and 6/15 to Oklahoma relief efforts. They’re not stilettos, but if you get them before the cutoff, they’re 100% Sports in Stilettos approved.
If you’re looking for other ways to help the affected areas, NBC News has the rundown on the relief organizations working in the area and what they need, as well as their contact info. Scroll all the way to the bottom of the page for some tips to keep your personal and financial information and make sure your donation gets to a legitimate organization.