Donate to the Red Cross of DFW and the Red Cross of Austin by texting REDCROSS to 90999. A $10 donation to American Red Cross National Disaster Relief will be put on your phone bill. Note: money may not go directly to West, but a rising tide raises all ships. Click here for more ways to help the Red Cross.

The Salvation Army has four emergency kitchens set up in West, with two from the DFW area, distributing food and water to victims and rescue workers. Click here to make donations.

Donate blood to the following organizations:

Here is alist of items that people in West are asking for:

  • Blood
  • Bottled water
  • Toiletries
  • Clothes
  • Blankets
  • Diapers
  • Baby formula
  • Bottles
  • Toys
  • Adult diapers
  • Urinals
  • Peroxide
  • Alcohol
  • Gauze
  • Medical supplies
  • Cots
  • Air mattresses
  • Pillows
  • Dog food
  • Cat food
  • Pet crates/carriers

To check on patients admitted to Hillcrest Baptist Medical Center, call (254) 202-1100.

For family inquiries about patients at Scott & White Hospital, call (888) 394-4947.

For family inquiries about patients at Providence Health Center, call (254) 761-7200.

Hillcrest Hospital patient information hotline 254-202-1100.

More info coming soon.

Click here for videos and photos from the explosion.