Make a Donation

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The statewide union encourages members and the general public to consider donating to the NYSUT Disaster Relief Fund, the union’s 501(c)3 charitable organization.

Magen David Adom. Magen David Adom’s network of 33,000 paramedics and first responders have been working around the clock to save lives, performing dangerous and heroic work in southern Israel and across the country. As a fully-fledged member of the International Red Cross / Red Crescent, Magen David Adom serves as the Israeli Red Cross organization. Magen David Adom provides treatment to any individual who needs help – regardless of ethnicity, race, or political or religious affiliation. Your support can enable them to deploy more ambulances and replenish critical supplies.

Supporting the Farmingdale community. Our NYSUT family is devastated by the Orange County bus crash that injured several students and killed two exceptional educators from the Farmingdale school district: Gina Pellettiere, the band director at the high school for almost two decades, and retiree Beatrice Ferrari, who taught for 26 years. As the impact of this trauma will be felt by students, educators and family members in Farmingdale and beyond, we encourage your donations to the Disaster Relief Fund to help support those affected by this unimaginable tragedy. The NYSUT Disaster Relief Fund is working with the Farmingdale Federation of Teachers to determine the best uses of the donations collected to ensure maximum support for those who were impacted by this tragedy. All donations that you direct to "Farmingdale Community Support" will go towards helping those individuals and their families.


Thank you for taking the time to make a contribution to NYSUT's Disaster Relief Fund to promote and enhance the welfare of NYSUT members who are in need of assistance because of the occurrence of a natural or man-made disaster. The fund provides relief support for eligible losses stemming from: (a) man-made occurrences (such as an accidental house fire); (b) natural disasters not designated as federally declared qualified disasters; and (c) federally declared qualified disasters. The NYSUT Disaster Relief Fund (EIN: 11-3761261) is an IRS registered 501(c)(3) charitable organization. Contributions are tax-deductible to the extent permitted by law. Your contribution goes directly to provide assistance to those in need.

DONATE BY CHECK. Make your check payable to "NYSUT Disaster Relief Fund" and mail to: NYSUT Headquarters, Attn: Disaster Relief, 800 Troy-Schenectady Road, Latham, New York 12110.