We are Fairdale!

The DeKalb County Long Term Recovery Corporation is coordinating Fairdale’s recovery from the devastating impact of the F-4 tornado that hit the unincorporated community and nearby rural sites on April 9, 2015.

The Corporation is an all-volunteer group including local residents whose mission is to help families re-establish their homes in Fairdale and the surrounding area.

Fairdale City Sign with Debris

About Us

The DeKalb County Long Term Recovery Corporation is a volunteer-run group founded in the wake of an EF-4 tornado which tore through parts of Dekalb, Boone and Ogle counties on April 9th, 2015.

Fairdale Crossroads

Make a Difference!

It is within our capacity to imagine the despair from losing one’s home, furniture, irreplaceable mementos of a lifetime, vital records, pets and confidence in the future, regardless of our means.

Fairdale Home Being Reconstructed

Getting Involved

As we begin to transition from disaster relief to long term recovery, individuals interested in volunteering (individual or group) can fill out a form and they will be contacted as an opportunity becomes available.