Charity and Community

Springfield Area Unions to Distribute $36,000 Directly to Tornado Victims

To date, the Union Community Fund's Tornado Victim Fund has raised over $36,000 and counting. 100% of the money collected will go directly to tornado victims and their families here in our community.

The UCF is currently accepting applications from all union members in good standing who suffered property and financial losses as a result of the tornadoes that struck Springfield and surrounding communities last month. If you are a union member and have been affected by the storm, please download the application, fill it out and send to:

Union Community Fund
640 Page Boulevard #101
Springfield, MA 01104

You may also and scan and email the application to

Disaster Assistance For Individuals

Download this disaster assistance information for those affected by the tornados that struck our region. Please disseminate widely to make sure those affected get the information and help they need to get their lives back on track.

Union Community Fund Establishes Tornado Disaster Relief Effort

Yesterday, hundreds, if not thousands, of our friends and neighbors suffered life-changing setbacks as a result of the tornados that devastated our region. To help ease the financial burden on these unfortunate families, the Pioneer Valley AFL-CIO's charitable organization, the Union Community Fund, is launching a special Tornado Disaster Relief effort.

We hope you and your union will consider a generous donation to our fund our efforts to help our neighbors in this time of need. We encourage you to also please encourage your members to pass the hat and take up a collection at work.

Checks should be made out to the "Union Community Fund" and sent to:

Union Community Fund
640 Page Blvd.
Springfield, MA 01104

Thank you for your support in this important campaign! 

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