Union Plus Offers Help for Survivors of Illinois Tornados

If you are a union member who participates in Union Plus programs and have been affected by the deadly tornados that struck Illinois, you may be eligible for financial assistance.

Union Plus Disaster Relief Grants of $500 are available to help participants in the Union Plus Credit Card, Insurance or Mortgage programs who are facing financial hardship due to the latest natural disaster. The money does not have to be repaid.

The Union Plus Disaster Relief Fund has provided more than $780,000 in assistance to union members facing hardships following Hurricanes Sandy and Katrina, floods, wild fires and other natural disasters.

Click here to visit Union Plus Disaster Relief and learn more about the eligibility requirements and how to apply.

If you are not involved in the Union Plus program, there are other ways you may still be eligible for disaster aid:

Illinois Disaster Assistance

American Red Cross Disaster Assistance

Donate to Help Victims of Natural Disasters
Text REDCROSS to 90999 to give $10 to American Red Cross Disaster Relief, which helps people affected by disasters such as hurricanes, floods, earthquakes, wildfires and tornadoes.

To donate by phone via credit card, or to help with any questions you may have about other ways of donating funds to the Red Cross, please call us on:
English: 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767)
Español: 1-800-257-7575


UFCW Local 1546 represents workers in Illinois and Indiana in a diverse range of industries including grocery and drug retailers; meat cutting, processing, and packing; chemical works; nursing home and healthcare facilities, and many others.