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IATSE Donates $10,000 to Assist Members Affected by Hurricane Irma

IATSE Donation to Disaster Relief Japan

NEW YORK, NY – The IATSE has donated $10,000 to the Walsh/DiTolla/Spivak Foundation to provide financial assistance to affected IATSE members and their families in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma.

Similar to the IATSE’s relief efforts with Hurricane Harvey, local unions and members of the IATSE are asked to contribute what they can to the Foundation, enabling affected members and their families more flexibility to cope with the challenges created by Irma.
Money from the Foundation helps pay for food, clothing, shelter, and other necessities to affected IATSE members. Individual IATSE members needing assistance should submit a written request to their local union. The local union will then forward the request to the Foundation for review by the Foundation trustees.

Checks should be made payable to the “Walsh/DiTolla/Spivak Foundation” and mailed to:

The Walsh/DiTolla/Spivak Foundation c/o IATSE207 W. 25th St., 4th Fl.New York, NY 10001

While credit card donations from individual members can be made, check donations are highly encouraged as it is easier for staff to process. Members can make credit card donations by calling the IATSE General Office at 212-730-1770. Donations on behalf of local unions must be made by check. Thank you for your generosity.
Click here for more IATSE relief information.

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The International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees or IATSE (full name: International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees, Moving Picture Technicians, Artists and Allied Crafts of the United States, Its Territories and Canada), is a labor union representing over 160,000 technicians, artisans and craftspersons in the entertainment industry, including live events, motion picture and television production, broadcast, and trade shows in the United States and Canada.

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