(13WHAM) Rochester, N.Y. - When disaster hits anywhere around the country, Sarah Perkins knows she may get the call to go and help.
She has volunteered with the local chapter of the American Red Cross since 2006.
Perkins has been deployed to dozens of disasters to provide food, water, shelter and emotional support to people in need.
She will now spend two weeks in Oklahoma, along with other experienced volunteers.
They will survey the damage and determine what is needed.
The Red Cross said the best way for people to help victims there is to donate money.
97 cents of every dollar donated, goes to help the people affected by the disaster.
You can text to make a $10 donation. Text "RedCross" to 90999.
You can make the same donation to the Salvation Army by texting "storm" to 80888.