An EF-3 tore through parts of Sedgwick and Butler counties on April 29, causing extensive damage in the town of Andover. Here are some resources for those affected and those who want to help:

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If you need to find a shelter, visit redcross.org/shelter, download the free Red Cross Emergency App or call 1-800-REDCROSS (1-800-733-2767). The Emergency App is available in app stores by searching for the American Red Cross or going to redcross.org/apps.

The United Way of the Plains has set up a disaster relief fund where you can donate to those displaced or otherwise affected by Friday’s tornado in Andover. (316) 267-1321, or 2-1-1. Additionally, you can text your zip code to 898-211 and you will be connected with people in your immediate area that can help you.

To donate: text the word “teamwork” to 41444

If you’d rather send a check, please make them payable to:

United Way of the Plains
Disaster Relief Fund
245 N. Water St., Wichita, KS 67202
(put the words “Disaster Relief Fund” in your check’s memo)


Corporate donations can be arranged with Anne Chandler, Vice President of Philanthropy. Contact her at [email protected] or (316) 267-1321 ext. 4213.

The Salvation Army’s contact number is (316) 685-8699.

If you have damaged photos due to the storm, Operation Photo Rescue might be able to help restore them.

Several restaurants and organizations are offering tornado relief. Wichita by EB put together a list here.

Tornado recovery in Andover is still very much a work in progress

Tornado recovery in Andover is still very much a work in progress

'Y-Strong': Andover YMCA staff recall experience bringing guests to safety during tornado

'Y-Strong': Andover YMCA staff recall experience bringing guests to safety during tornado

Four weeks since the Andover Tornado, city and community look towards long term recovery

Four weeks since the Andover Tornado, city and community look towards long term recovery

Music Theatre Wichita opens season in Andover outdoor amphitheater

Music Theatre Wichita opens season in Andover outdoor amphitheater

Andover construction demand stressing already backlogged industry

Andover construction demand stressing already backlogged industry

Wichita Area Builders Association releases verified list of contractors, builders to help Andover tornado victims

Wichita Area Builders Association releases verified list of contractors, builders to help Andover tornado victims

The Salvation Army will deliver BBQ meals to volunteers on final tornado clean-up day

The Salvation Army will deliver BBQ meals to volunteers on final tornado clean-up day

Record-setting Wichita housing market making it tough for Andover victims to find somewhere to go

Record-setting Wichita housing market making it tough for Andover victims to find somewhere to go

'It's different than losing your home': What's next for Andover YMCA

'It's different than losing your home': What's next for Andover YMCA

Friends University hosting webinar focused on dealing with emotional trauma from Andover tornado

Friends University hosting webinar focused on dealing with emotional trauma from Andover tornado

Two more volunteers days in Andover Tuesday, Wednesday

Two more volunteers days in Andover Tuesday, Wednesday

Andover church organizes cleanup for tornado victims

Andover church organizes cleanup for tornado victims

'This is not real’: Andover surveillance camera captures tornado’s path of destruction

'This is not real’: Andover surveillance camera captures tornado’s path of destruction

City of Andover asking for volunteers for Saturday clean-up

City of Andover asking for volunteers for Saturday clean-up

Tik Tok star helping neighbors rebuild after Andover Tornado

Tik Tok star helping neighbors rebuild after Andover Tornado