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How you can help

The Kansas State University Foundation has established the K-State Tornado Relief Fund.

This unrestricted fund will be used for those aspects of disaster recovery which are not covered by state and federal government. To make a gift to help relief efforts at K-State, please visit our online giving page.

Experience the well wishes from former K-Staters

K-Staters from across the country send notes of encouragement to the K-State and Manhattan communities.

Drop off for found photos and other mementos

UFM Community Learning Center is a drop off site for photos and other mementos that are found as a result of the June 11 tornado. A box is located in the UFM foyer at 1221 Thurston St.

Many of the photos have been scanned and may be viewed from the UFM website.

Tornado news

A tornado touched down in Manhattan, Kansas the evening of Wednesday, June 11, and Kansas State University was one of the areas to sustain damage. Several campus buildings including Cardwell Hall, Ward Hall, Waters Hall, Weber Hall, Call Hall, the engineering complex, the Wind Erosion Laboratory and the Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity house were affected. Storm damage at K-State is estimated to exceed $20 million.

K-State TV Airing Manhattan Tornado Update This Week

National Weather Services news

K-State Media Relations news

Photos available from Media Relations

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Photos of the K-State campus

Video coverage of the tornado, damage, and relief

Manhattan community

An EF4 classification tornado struck Manhattan Wednesday night destroying about 45 single-family residences, two mobile homes and three businesses. Many more homes and business received major and minor damage.