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Mississippi Tornado Information and Response

Need Help Now?

If you are in immediate need of help, please contact your local Red Cross or find an open shelter.

In response to the tornadoes to date, 517 Red Cross disaster workers and 15 Emergency Response Vehicles have helped to:

  • Operate and support a large shelter for those impacted by the devastating storms.
  • Provide a safe refuge for people, resulting in more than 800 overnight shelter stays, including cots, blankets, meals and personal hygiene kits.
  • Serve nearly 18,000 meals and more than 30,000 snacks through the shelter and mobile feeding with food preparation support from Second Harvest and Salvation Army.
  • Make nearly 3,000 health and mental health contacts to those suffering.
  • Distribute nearly 25,000 bulk supplies such as rakes, shovels, work gloves and kitchen items.
  • Support all the urgent humanitarian needs of the American Red Cross.

    $10.00 is the minimum online donation amount. All donations are tax deductible.