Radio One, Inc. is teaming up with broadcasters across the nation and the United Way of Central Alabama to help raise funds for the victims affected by the tornado disaster in Alabama and surrounding cities.

All donations will be handled and distributed by the UWCA Tornado Relief Fund. Donations will go toward the immediate needs of those most affected and to the long-term recovery and rebuilding effort.

The United Way of Central Alabama has established several ways to donate:

a) The Text-to-donate number is: Text TORNADO to 50555 to donate $10.

b) The website to donate is http://www.uwca.org/ .

c) The mailing address to donate is: UNITED WAY TORNADO RELIEF FUND, P.O. Box 320189, Birmingham, AL 35232.

d) The toll-free call-in number is 1-855-205HELP.

This number will ONLY be active from 5am EDT Wednesday 4 May through 3am EDT Thursday 5 May.