Volunteers clean up debris near Forest Lake in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. The recent storms have affected many neighborhoods across the South.

If you would like to help, you can donate to the Disaster Relief Fund at RedCross.com.

Photo: Jeff Haller/Keyhole Photo/Corbis

Send us stories of how the tornadoes impacted your life, or how someone lended you a hand during the recovery to tornadostories@timeinc.com.

Did someone bring you a cold drink while you removed debris from your yard? Did you see your neighborhood destroyed from the storms? If you would like to say thanks to someone who helped, please send us your stories to share on the website. Nothing is too big or too small.

Send your stories of survival and recovery to tornadostories@timeinc.com.

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