If you are an IUPAT member who participates in certain Union Plus programs and have been affected by severe storms in Georgia or Mississippi at the end of January 2017, you may be eligible for financial assistance through the Union Plus Disaster Relief Grant program1.
Union Plus Disaster Relief Grants of $500 are available to eligible IUPAT members who have a Union Plus Credit Card2, Union Plus Life or Accidental Death Insurance, Union Plus Auto Insurance, or Union Plus Mortgage. Participants who live in the following counties may be eligible for individual assistance:
- Georgia – Berrien, Cook, Crisp, Dougherty, Thomas, Turner, Wilcox and Worth counties.
- Mississippi – Forrest, Lamar, Lauderdale and Perry counties.
To qualify for a Union Plus Disaster Relief Grant, your residence must be in a county qualifying for individual assistance money, you must have experienced a significant loss of income or property within the last six months due to the disaster and have had a Union Plus Credit Card for 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).
To apply for a disaster relief grant if you participate in any of the following programs, 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
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.
For more information about the Union Plus disaster benefits and eligibility requirements, visit unionplus.org/disaster.
1Certain restrictions, limitations, and qualifications apply to these grants. Additional information and eligibility criteria can be obtained at UnionPlus.org/Assistance.
2Union Plus Credit Cards are issued by Capital One, N.A. pursuant to a license by Mastercard International Incorporated.