How To Help Texas Tornado Victims

UPDATE: Oct 24 – 5am

Dallas ISD officials have set up a tornado relief fund through the Dallas Education Foundation. They are also accepting donations at the following locations for the three schools that were destroyed in Sunday’s storm.

DISD is accepting supplies at these locations from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.:

Kathlyn Joy Gilliam Collegiate Academy, 1700 E. Camp Wisdom Road

Turney W. Leonard Training Center, 5151 Samuel Blvd.

One Center at Linus Wright Administration Building, 9400 N. Central Expressway, first floor

As victims of Sunday’s storms begin to clean up, there are North Texans ready to help.

Thomas Jefferson High School is in need of many school supplies and have also set up a GoFund Me page for the families of the students affected by the storms. Thank you to teacher Katelyn Blanco for the info below:

Thomas Jefferson High School Family Tornado Fund

Amazon Wish List – Thomas Jefferson High School

From DISD: If you would like to help with a donation, please contact the district’s Partnership and Volunteers Department at (972) 925-5440 or send an email to

If you want to volunteer in any of the displaced schools, please contact us at (972) 925-5440 or email

If you’re looking for other ways to help out, the city of Dallas is helping facilitate donations through the City of Dallas Emergency Assistance Fund. Donations can be made at

If you would like to volunteer your time, the City of Dallas suggests visiting to register for any current or future volunteer opportunities related to the October 20 tornado/severe weather event. For more FAQ regarding the storm, visit

The Red Cross has also opened up an emergency shelter at the Bachman Rec Center in Dallas. And also make donations to the Red Cross by clicking here: Red Cross North Texas