Find out about food safey in power outtage situations, view our press release.
Our hearts and prayers are with the families hit by Sunday's storms.
If you would like to help the people in Gifford the best way at this time is with a monetary donation. You can send monies to Gifford State Bank, Box 400, Gifford, IL 61847. All Gifford State Bank locations are accepting donations for the Gifford Tornado Relief Fund.
In any situation like this there is always the possibility of people running scams posing as relief efforts. We advise anyone making online donations for any type of relief for Gifford or any other emergency to be certain you know who you are donating to. The Red Cross is usually involved and can be contacted at redcross.org or locally at the phone number below.
If you Want to help or have a question about helping, Contact the Red Cross at (217) 351-5861 or at this website www.uwayhelps.org/gifford.
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