Tuesday, September 06, 2005

Grant Money Available For Some of The Hurricane Victims

The AFL-CIO is providing its members with grant money ranging from $500.00 to $2000.00.  This money does not have to be paid back and here is what is needed to qualify:

Have been a victim of a natural disaster.
Have experienced a significant income loss or financial hardship.
Have been a Union Plus Credit Card holder for at least 12 months and have opened the account prior to the date of the natural disaster.
Document his or her circumstances and income loss.

To apply for the grant, cardholders can call the Credit Card Disaster Relief Helpline at 1-877-761-5028 to speak directly with a specially trained representative.

Disaster victims who participate in the Union Plus Loan, Auto Insurance and Mortgage programs may be eligible to receive payment extensions or other special help from the program providers. Assistance plans vary by program provider. To find out more, disaster victims who participate in any of the following Union Plus programs should call the toll-free numbers

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