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.
We are currently urging our members to donate to the fund to support our health care workers on the front lines of the coronavirus crisis. Proceeds will go directly toward purchasing and providing Personal Protective Equipment, food and other supplies for all of our dedicated health care workers.
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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.
New tax incentives for charitable giving
The recently passed Coronavirus Relief Act (CARES) provides some good news for all union members. It offers new charitable giving incentives in an effort to help charitable organizations through this difficult time.
For the 2020 calendar year, an individual who does not itemize their charitable contributions may deduct monetary contributions of up to $300 made to 501(c)3 charitable organizations on the individual tax return. This will be a deduction in the main body of the individual tax form and will not require the taxpayer to itemize using Schedule A. Individuals who continue to itemize contributions on Schedule A will still have the ability to claim charitable deductions such as these.
Please consider making a contribution to the NYSUT Disaster Relief Fund, a 501(c)3 charitable organization, to take advantage of this new tax benefit.
About the Fund
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.