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AFT Disaster Relief - Donation Center

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The AFT Disaster Relief Fund is used throughout the year to provide support to members and communities directly impacted by a natural or man-made disaster. In the past this has included losses from hurricanes, wildfires flooding and earthquakes. To distribute funds we work closely with state and local affiliates to determine need and then provide funds to affiliates for distribution.

Through this link contributions can be made at any time. Options are for credit or debit card or ACH payments via your checking account.

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If you prefer to mail a check, make it out to AFT Disaster Relief Fund and mail to: AFT Disaster Relief Fund; 555 New Jersey Avenue, NW; Washington DC 20001. Please note: AFT Disaster Relief on the memo line. Checks received in the mail will be deposited electronically to your bank so you may see a debit on your account rather than a check deposited through your bank.


On behalf of the American Federation of Teachers, I would like to convey our sincere appreciation for your donation to the AFT Disaster Relief Fund.

Activated by the AFT in the wake of disasters like hurricanes, super storm Sandy and tornadoes, which caused severe devastation in LA, TX, FL, NY, NJ and OK, the relief fund provides assistance to AFT members who suffered unexpected losses as a result of natural disasters. Grants from the fund not only provide stricken members with assistance so they can return to their normal lives, but also let them know that they have the support of their union brothers and sisters across the United States.

Your donation will go a long way in helping scores of union members and public employees begin the recovery process. Thank you again for your help.

Do you know others who would like to help? Share this link to tell others about the AFT Disaster Relief Fund.

Thank you again for your donation,

Randi Weingarten
President, American Federation of Teachers

This acknowledgement verifies your charitable contribution to the American Federation of Teachers Disaster Relief Fund (AFT DRF). The AFT DRF in return for this contribution provided no goods or services. Please print or save this message as documentation for income tax purposes as this contribution may be tax deductible to the extent permitted by law for those individuals who itemize their taxes. The AFT DRF is a 501(c)(3) organization.