When a tornado strikes, your donation helps the Red Cross provide shelter, food and comfort to families.When a tornado strikes, your donation helps the Red Cross provide shelter, food and comfort to families.
Tornadoes strike quickly, leaving communities around the country devastated in their wake. In the aftermath of a severe storm or tornado, the American Red Cross provides many relief services, including:
Shelter and feed residents
Distribute clean-up supplies such as shovels, rakes, tarps, and work gloves
Conduct damage assessment of homes impacted by storms
Provide mental health support, including counseling for families impacted by storms and tips on self-care and how to cope with the aftermath
Connect loved ones separated after a storm via services like Safe and Well
Previous Tornado Relief Efforts
Southern & Midwest Tornados - 2021
After a devastating and destructive tornado outbreak on December 10, 2021, more than 570 trained Red Cross disaster workers from all over the country answered the call to help people in the hardest hit communities across four states: Arkansas, Kentucky, Missouri, and Tennessee.
Thousands of residents in the Southeast are coping with heartbreaking loss and destruction caused by the severe storm system that tore through the region. Storm damage is so severe that many impacted neighborhoods remain inaccessible.