Boca Raton, FL (PressExposure) June 06, 2013 -- In a move of solidarity to support and assist the victims of the Oklahoma tornado tragedy, SafeHands Alcohol Free Hand Sanitizer has shipped cases of hand sanitizer to national and Oklahoma-based relief aids, including Feed the Children, KFOR-TV Studio and Highpointe Church. Several national media outlets listed hand sanitizer as a critical resource necessity for victims.
"The devastating impact of the Oklahoma tornadoes has caused incomprehensible damage and turmoil for thousands of families," says Dr. Jay Reubens, founder and CEO of safeHands. "We are committed to supporting and comforting local victims, children and communities affected by providing them with a safe and effective method for hand sanitization and hope to encourage others to join in this cause of support." safeHands donations include 1.75 oz. bottles of Alcohol Free Hand Sanitizer from its Classic Line, including Clean Linen, Cucumber Mint and Fragrance Free, in addition to its safeHands Squirts Children's Line of hand sanitizers, which features safe and colorful scents, including Bubble Gum, Tooty Fruity and Cool Blue.
Declared as a federal disaster by President Obama in five Oklahoma counties, officials categorized the tornado as an EF5, the most destructive rating on a scale from zero to five. More than 200 were injured, including 70 children. Currently, the reported death toll remains at 24 and, according to the Oklahoma Department of Emergency Management, the tornado damaged approximately 2,400 homes and affected 10,000 people. Donations can be made through several relief funds or sent directly to local relief centers. To make a contribution, visit http://www.redcross.org, call 1-800-RED CROSS or text the word REDCROSS to 90999 to make a $10 donation.
safeHands Alcohol Free Hand Sanitizer can be purchased through its online and institutional distributors at getsafehands.com. Connect with safeHands on Facebook, Twitter and other social networks.
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