The destruction wrought by hurricanes in recent weeks – from Harvey and Irma to Maria – has caused suffering and economic devastation. LIUNA members are responding with great generosity and even assisting with rebuilding efforts. A contingent of New York members is now on its way to provide on the ground support to LIUNA families in Puerto Rico. Members have been joining in volunteer efforts across the Southeast United States to help those affected as well.
LIUNA has also set up funds to provide monetary assistance for all of these efforts. Details on the funds and how to make a contribution are below.
To contribute to supplies and rebuilding efforts for LIUNA members in Florida, Texas and across the Southeast impacted by Hurricane Harvey and Irma, you can make a donation to the Great Plains Life Foundation – a 501(c)3. Check Memo: LIUNA Disaster Relief /Federal Tax ID: 32-0111094 and mail to LIUNA Midwest Region, 1 North Old State Capitol Plaza, Ste. 525 Springfield, Illinois 62701. For more information, please contact the Midwest Region at (217) 522-3381.
You can also contribute towards relief and recovery for working families in Puerto Rico, including LIUNAmembers, who have been affected by Hurricanes Irma and Maria, by making a donation to the LIUNA PuertoRico Relief Fund, a special entity within Tenders, Inc. the charitable Fund, of the Mason Tenders DistrictCouncil-LIUNA. Make checks payable to: LIUNA Puerto Rico Relief Fund and mail to: Tenders, Inc. 520 8thAvenue, Suite 650, New York, NY 11018. For more information, contact Richard Weiss at (212) 452-9427 firstname.lastname@example.org.