Responding to Oklahoma Tornado Victims

May. 22, 2013 - by Carol Best

Relief Efforts For Tornado Victims

May 22, 2013

In the aftermath of the Moore, Oklahoma tornado MNU would like to offer options for assisting storm victims. Olathe resident Abby Felter and her mom, LeEtta are coordinating a response to the Moore tornado. The Felter’s have a semi truck at College Church (south side of MNU campus) that they are filling with donations for Moore. The needs, according to their Facebook page, are bottled water, diapers, toilet paper, work gloves, over-the-counter allergy meds, Advil, Tylenol and blankets.

If you would like to donate, please take your items directly to the truck in the College Church parking lot before this Friday, May 24.

You can view a video from Fox 4 TV about the efforts at: http://fox4kc.com/2013/05/21/olathe-family-fills-truck-with-donations-for-okla/. The Facebook page for the effort is Olathe Loves Oklahoma.

The International Church of the Nazarene, through Nazarene Compassionate Ministries, is also coordinating monetary donations for tornado relief in Moore. Donations can be made at ncm.org

Additional efforts are ongoing with Olathe-based Heart to Heart International. Erik Unruh, a 2010 MNU nursing grad is a program specialist with the relief organization. Erik is running the incident command center in Olathe for the team on the ground in Moore. You can follow him on Twitter at: https://twitter.com/erunruhly. Heart to Heart is giving updates at: http://www.hearttoheart.org/.

 

MNU News

Wednesday, April 26
Recent News
List
Grid
Archives
Michael Lewis-11
Internship Leads to Career Choice

Internship Leads to Career Choice

Triple jumpers are exceptional athletes often possessing a natural ability to perform the complicated jump. But they don’t rely solely on that ability. They refine their technique to maximize the…

Read More
MNU PresidentsHonors 0239
President's Honors 2017 Sets New Record

President's Honors 2017 Sets New Record

President's Honors, MNU's premier fundraising gala for student scholarships, set a record again! A total of $709,126 was raised through sponsorships, bids and gifts April 7, 2017. This brings…

Read More
PT Blocks
Replacing Fear With Trust

Replacing Fear With Trust

MNU Profs Train Kansas Social Workers  When a child is taken from home and placed in foster care, the initial shock can be difficult to process. For most children around the country, the…

Read More
20160507 MNU commencement 0692
Commencement May 6, 2017

Commencement May 6, 2017

Commencement is just around the corner. Here's a list of some of the main events.  Friday, May 5 at 7 p.m., Nurses Pinning and Dedication Ceremony, College Church Sanctuary Saturday, May 6 at…

Read More
20160408 MNU PresidentsHonors 0836
MNU to Honor Olathe Community at President’s Honors Gala April 7, 2017

MNU to Honor Olathe Community at President’s Honors Gala April 7, 2017

MidAmerica Nazarene University has announced it will honor the Olathe community with the first-ever Pioneering Spirit Award at President’s Honors,…

Read More
bc-fa-weekend-large
50th Anniversary Fine Arts Weekend March 4-5

50th Anniversary Fine Arts Weekend March 4-5

MNU’s 50th anniversary celebration continues next month with a weekend packed full of music, theatre and art from yesterday and today, March 4-5,…

Read More
TC-w-tag
Ministry Leadership Institute for High School Students Taking Applications

Ministry Leadership Institute for High School Students Taking Applications

Applications are open for The Call, a one-week ministry leadership institute held June 5-9 or 12-16. Pastors, professors and others in ministry will…

Read More
Drummond-1
Drummonds to Serve as Honorary Co-Chairs of MNU Gala

Drummonds to Serve as Honorary Co-Chairs of MNU Gala

MidAmerica Nazarene University announced that long-time community leaders, Dr. Bob and Julie Drummond, are the honorary co-chairs of the 2017…

Read More
Kayla Cossins
2017 Scholarship Challenge Winners Announced

2017 Scholarship Challenge Winners Announced

High-achieving high school seniors were invited to compete for one of three prestigious full-tuition scholarships at Scholarship Challenge Weekend…

Read More
Sports
Seniors Shine on Senior Day

Seniors Shine on Senior Day

OLATHE, Kan. - MNU controlled both ends of a Senior Day double header sweep of Sterling on Tuesday...

 
Pioneers Split with Valley

Pioneers Split with Valley

OLATHE, Kan. - MNU allowed 13 first-inning runs in a double header but still came away with a split vs. Missouri Valley on Tuesday...

 
Pioneers Sweep Ravens

Pioneers Sweep Ravens

ATCHISON, Kan. - MNU won a tight Game 1 before exploding in Game 2 in a sweep at Benedictine on Saturday...

 
Latest Photos
MNU President's Honors 2017 The Jazz ensemble performs for guests during the silent auction.
MNU President's Honors 2017 Todd Garrett, director of MNU Athletics, welcomed guests at the beginning of the evening.
MNU President's Honors 2017 Dr. Rion Taylor enjoys the 2017 President's Honors.
MNU President's Honors 2017 Guests enjoy the 2017 President's Honors.
MNU President's Honors 2017 Approximately 450 people attended the 2017 President's Honors.
MNU President's Honors 2017 Guests were treated to great music from the Heritage and Symphonic Choirs.