Plaza Towers Elementary School tornado damage May 20, 2013.
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OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) -- Oklahoma-based Chesapeake Energy Corp. says it will donate $1 million to the American Red Cross to help in the rescue and recovery efforts in Moore.
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The oil and gas company says it's also organizing hundreds of employee volunteers to help in the relief effort.
Chesapeake board chairman Archie Dunham says the company is providing "all possible assistance" using Chesapeake's equipment, machinery and resources. The company is also using its "Operation Blue" employee program that allows workers to volunteer four hours on company time.
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Chesapeake says it will expand the Operation Blue campaign to help out in Moore.
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