The Nacogdoches County Chamber of Commerce shares in the concerns many have expressed for not only the individuals in Moore, Oklahoma, but for the businesses that are also faced with the challenge of recovery.
The Greater Oklahoma City Back to Business Initiative is a joint effort between the City of Moore, the City of Oklahoma City, the Greater Oklahoma City Chamber, the Moore Chamber of Commerce, Oklahoma Department of Commerce and the South Oklahoma City Chamber of Commerce. Since the May 20 tornado, The groups have been working to better understand the impact this disaster has had on businesses in the region and how to respond to their current and future needs. The goal is to meet the immediate needs of damaged companies by matching donors to impacted businesses.
According to a map of the storm path and available databases of businesses in the area, an estimated 2100 businesses are within a one-mile path of the tornado. Businesses in the area ranged from home-based microbusinesses to large healthcare providers, retailers, construction companies, and more.
If you would like to help, click to fill out a resources to share form and you will be matched with a needy business.
Once matches have been made, you will be contacted by a business resource specialist. Please call 405-297-8943 any day of the week between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. with questions.