Officials are asking for volunteers with medical skills to register online, www.showmeresponse.org, or call 417-832-9500. Everyone else is being asked to wait 3 to 5 days to sign up by calling 800-427-4626 or calling 211.
The Bank of Urbana is joining efforts with Ozarks Food Harvest to help. All Bank of Urbana locations are serving as a collection point for relief items. Most needed items include easy open, ready to eat nonperishable food items, peanut butter, canned meats (tuna and chicken), canned fruit, snacks such as crackers and granola bars, paper plates, disposable utensils, paper towels, toilet paper, bleach and miscellaneous cleaners, disinfecting wipes, trash bags, latex and leather gloves, hand sanitizer, soap and shampoo, deodorant, toothpaste and toothbrushes, toilet paper, diapers and baby wipes. All monetary donations will be given to Ozarks Food Harvest. Donate online or call 417-865-3411.