SOUTH BEND, Ind. - Many of you have been asking how you can help the tornado victims in southern Indiana.

There are several volunteer groups that will be leaving Michiana this weekend to assist those in Clark County, hit the hardest by the tornadoes Friday. There are several emergency teams on standby including area firefighters at the Mishawaka and South Bend Fire Departments and our own American Red Cross chapter. At this point local team from both agencies have not been deployed.

One way you can help right now is through a monetary donations made to the American Red Cross. To donate online click here.

You can also text 90999 to your cell phone. By texting 90999 it will add a one time $10.00 donation to your cell phone bill. You can text the number more than once to donate a larger amount.

You can also donate to the Salvation Army by clicking here.

If you hear of any volunteer groups leaving for southern Indiana or see any local businesses raising money for relief efforts please let us know by sending an email to news57@abc57.com

Stay with ABC 57 News for continued coverage on the deadly tornado outbreak and its effect on Indiana.

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