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Help for Those Impacted by Wildfires in California

Published October 20, 2017   |  By musicalartists  |  Post in San Francisco Area, Southern California Area

Union Plus Offers Help for Those Impacted by the Wildfires in California

If you are a member who participates in certain Union Plus programs and have been affected by the California wildfires, you may be eligible for financial assistance through the Union Plus Disaster Relief Grant program.1

Union Plus Disaster Relief Grants of $500 are available to eligible participants of one of the following programs:

To qualify for a Union Plus Disaster Relief Grant:

  1. Your residence must be in a county qualifying for individual assistance money from FEMA (to check if your county has been designated as an area eligible for individual assistance money, visit (FEMA’s disaster declarations page).
  2. You must have experienced a significant loss of income or property within the past six months due to the disaster.
  3. You must have had a Union Plus Credit Card for at least three months, Union Plus Mortgage, Union Plus Life or Accidental Death Insurance or Union Plus Auto Insurance for at least 12 months with that account or policy in good standing (be up-to-date on payments).

If you participate in any of the following programs and want to apply for a disaster relief grant, call:

  • Union Plus Credit Card: 1-800-622-2580
  • Union Plus Mortgage: 1-800-472-2005
  • Union Plus Insurance: 1-800-472-2005
  • Union Plus Auto Insurance: 1-800-472-2005

In addition, AT&T, the provider of  Union Plus wireless discounts, will issue free AT&T PREPAID phones for landline customers without wireless service, while supplies last. Head to the  AT&T newsroom to learn more about this offer.

The Union Plus Disaster Relief Fund has provided nearly $1 million in assistance to union members facing hardships following Hurricanes Sandy and Katrina, floods, wildfires and other natural disasters. Head to the Union Plus Disaster Relief Fund page to learn more about the benefits and eligibility requirements.

1Certain restrictions, limitations and qualifications apply to these grants. Additional information and eligibility criteria can be obtained at UnionPlus.org/Assistance.