STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. – The hearts and prayers of Staten Islanders are reaching out to the victims of the deadly tornado in Moore, Okla.

We are posting the following article from in hopes of expediting assistance to those who were devastated by this horrific event.

Staten Island Board of Realtors

A massive tornado ripped through the middle of the Oklahoma City suburb of Moore on Monday, leveling hundreds of homes and buildings, including at least one elementary school with children still inside.

At least 51 people have been killed, and dozens are still missing, many of them children.

Authorities are asking people who would like to help to stay out of the area until further notice but welcome assistance for the people affected in other ways: READ MORE …