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Disaster Response Efforts

Please Support Our Ongoing Efforts

The NATCA Disaster Response Committee (DRC) is in communication with the RVPs and Facility Representatives of the facilities affected by the recent/ongoing winter storms. The DRC is actively working to help members in dire conditions. If this applies to you, we urge you to contact us! We are mobilizing supplies and will respond as quickly as weather and road conditions allow us.

Please monitor the DRC’s Facebook page for updates and feel free to reach out to us on Facebook messenger or our email, [email protected], with any questions. Stay safe!

This winter weather continues a full court press on the lives of our membership that started in 2020. From wildfires in the West, a derecho in the Midwest, and the Gulf Coast being battered from hurricanes and tropical storms, the DRC is prepared to assist NATCA members and their family members. 

NATCA established a disaster relief fund in 1992 in the wake of Hurricane Andrew in Florida. Following the devastating 2017 hurricane season, NATCA formed the DRC to manage the disaster relief fund and organize the relief process for NATCA members affected by a disaster. Due to the generosity of our membership, our fund has continued to grow and has provided assistance to those members affected when disaster strikes. 

However, due to the extreme challenges of 2020, and now 2021, we need your help today to replenish funds used to help dozens of NATCA members this year. We have set a goal of raising $25,000 by the end of 1st quarter 2021 to replenish from the 2020 challenges.

 

How You Can Help

Please consider donating to the NATCA Disaster Relief Fund. All of the money collected is used to purchase supplies, equipment, and basic life essentials for NATCA members impacted by disasters. The following methods can be used to provide financial donations:

• PayPal your donation to [email protected]

• Sign up for automatic payroll deduction: Click here

• Mail personal checks, payable to “Disaster Relief Fund”:
NATCA
Attn: Accounting Department
1325 Massachusetts Ave. NW
Washington, D.C., 20005

• Donate through GoFundMe here: (https://www.gofundme.com/f5r6u-natca-disaster-relief-fund)

Additionally, the DRC is selling Gulf Coast Strong T-shirts to raise money for the Disaster Relief Fund. Purchase your shirt here.

When disaster hits, whether it is a hurricane, tornado, flood, wildfire, or man-made incident, the Disaster Response Committee stands ready to assist fellow NATCA members. Your donation is greatly appreciated.

In solidarity,

Tom Flanary
Chairman
NATCA Disaster Response Committee
[email protected]