Teamsters Disaster Relief Fund offering assistance in Pa., N.Y., and N.J.

The Teamsters Disaster Relief Fund recently received a Disaster Alert Notice for the states of Pennsylvania, New York and New Jersey due to severe storms and flooding that caused major damage in early April.

BLET members in the following Pennsylvania counties are eligible for aid: Bradford, Bucks; Columbia; Luzerne; Monroe; Northhampton; Pike; Wayne; and Wyoming.

Members in the following New Jersey counties are eligible: Bergen, Essex, Glouchester, Hunterdon, Mercer, Morris, Passaic, Sussex and Warren.

Members in the following New York counties are eligible: Broome, Chenango, Cortland, Delaware, Orange, Rensselaer, Schenectady, Schoharie, Tioga and Ulster.

While funds are limited, the Teamsters would like to help as many people as possible. If you were impacted by the storms, please download and compete the "Request for help" form by Thursday, May 26, 2005. For a PDF of the form, go to:

The IBT is also asking for contributions to provide assistance to members in Pennsylvania, New Jersey and New York.

Please send a donation to the Fund to ensure everyone who is in need gets support and help. Send your check to:

Contributions are tax deductible.



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