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Disaster Relief Assistance and Information for District 9 Wildfire Victims

19 Aug, 2020

CWA District 9 would like to express our deepest condolences for all who have lost loved ones in the terrible fires across California. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your families during this time. Thank you for all of the first responders and emergency personnel that are risking their lives every day to help our communities.

For members and retirees who find themselves experiencing the loss of their homes or being temporarily displaced because of mandatory evacuations, again our thoughts and prayers are with you and we have listed below resources available to you.

Application for Assistance, available for active members or retirees paying full dues:  

Return your application to your Local President.

CWA Disaster Relief Fund - Member Handbook: Guidelines and Application 


California Labor Federation – Wildfires Disaster Relief

United Way Disaster Recovery Funds

Salvation Army

California Department of Insurance, Wildfire Resources



For those CWA members who wish to help our union brothers and sisters in need. Wildfires have devastated over 200,000 acres in California and destroyed thousands of homes.

Click here to donate

  • American Red Cross — Click here or text "CAWILDFIRES" to 90999 to donate $10 to support Red Cross efforts. Message and data rates may apply.

If you are a CWA member affected by the wildfires, please call your Local union office as soon as possible so your Union Brothers and Sisters can help you and your family during this challenging time.

In Unity,

Your CWA Family


Click here to find any active fires, see the Incidents Overview from the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection website




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