Resources Available for Arkansans Impacted by Washington County Tornado

The EF-3 tornado traveled five miles through multiple communities in Northwest Arkansas.

a home with a damaged roof and a damaged van in the aftermath of a tornado
Seven people were injured in a tornado that caused damage in Springdale Mar. 30, 2022. Photo courtesy of Arkansas Coalition of Marshallese.

In the early morning hours of Mar. 30, an EF-3 tornado touched down in Johnson and traveled 5 miles into Springdale uprooting trees, damaging buildings and injuring seven people. The community has come together to support those impacted by the severe weather and a list of resources is available below.

If you have more information about additional resources, please email


American Red Cross

The American Red Cross has opened a shelter at Journey Church NWA, which is located at 181 S. Mantegani Rd. in Springdale. Individuals needing assistance can call 1-800-Red-Cross.


City of Springdale 

Cleanup efforts are being coordinated through the Springdale Public Works Department. If you have debris that needs to be hauled off please call 479-756-7712 and staff will schedule the pickup. If you need volunteer assistance with debris clean up, please contact the Neighborhood Services Department at 479-756-7712.


Hispanic Women’s Organization of Arkansas

If you were affected by the tornado and need help, call 479-751-9494.

Si le afecto el tornado y necesita ayuda, llame al 479-751-9494.


Jose’s Bar & Grill

Jose’s has received donations including bottled water, storage bins, kids clothes, dog food, a car seat and toiletries. If you can use any of these items or know anyone in need, feel free to swing by, no questions asked.  


Marshallese Educational Initiative

If you need help, please call 479-365-7019.


Springdale Parks and Recreation Center

The Springdale Parks and Recreation Center, located at 1906 Cambridge St., has been set up as a temporary response center for those in need of a meal as well as a command center for first responders. For those in need of nonperishable food, clothing or other goods, please go to The Compassion Center located at 3157 W. Sunset Avenue in Springdale. Items will be provided at no cost to anyone in need.


Springdale School District 

The Treehouse Pantry is providing food bags to Springdale families impacted by the severe weather. Families can pick them up at the Treehouse Pantry located at 802 West Allen Ave. from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m through Friday. Families can also call the Springdale School District’s HelpLine at 479-409-5031 to speak with a counselor or social worker. 

Treehouse Pantry está proporcionando bolsas de alimentos a las familias de Springdale que se vieron afectadas por el clima severo. Las familias pueden recoger bolsas de comida en Treehouse Pantry ubicada en 802 West Allen Avenue de 9 a.m. a 4 p. m. (30 de marzo – 1 de abril). Las familias también pueden llamar a la línea de ayuda del Distrito Escolar de Springdale al 479-409-5031 para hablar con un consejero o una trabajadora social.  


Arkansas Coalition of Marshallese

ACOM is accepting items like blankets, hygiene kits and portable heaters, as well as monetary donations via PayPal


Compassion NWA

Compassion NWA is accepting product and financial donations to help support our friends and neighbors. The nonprofit also has an increased need for volunteers in our choice food pantry.


Marshallese Educational Initiative

MEI is accepting donations of clothing for all ages and personal hygiene items, as well as monetary donations.


Springdale Donation Drive

Team Kelly is collecting donations for community organizations that can be dropped off at local businesses. Clothing, blankets, diapers, nonperishable food items, kerosene heaters and batteries at the following locations: 

Collins Chiropractic and Diagnostics — 903 NW 9th St. in Bentonville

Highground Hairspace  — 557 S. School Ave. #107 in Fayetteville

Mavis Wine Co. — 718 2nd St. Ste. 1010 in Rogers

QDI Surfaces — 3046 N. Thompson in Springdale


Springdale School District

Please call our Central Office at 479-750-8800 and make a donation to the social worker fund. If you have product donations, please take it to the Treehouse Pantry at 802 W. Allen Ave. 

Por favor llamen a nuestra Oficina Central al 479-750-8800 y hagan una donación al fondo de trabajadores sociales. Si tienen donaciones de productos, llévenlos a la despensa de la Casa del Árbol (Treehouse Pantry) en 802 W. Allen Ave. 

Nan am donate mani jouj im kirtok Central opiijeo 479-750-8800. Nan product ko konaaj donate i jouj im bukitok nan Treehouse Pantry eo 802 W. Allen Ave.