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Outstanding Response to Calls for Relief Enables Flood Victims to Receive Extra Help

While cleanup and restoration will continue in the months and even years ahead, union carpenters affected by Hurricane Harvey are getting the support they need to get their lives back together, thanks to an incredible amount of support from across North America.

The Central South Carpenters Regional Council Disaster Relief Fund identified more than 2300 union members (1398 carpenters and 925 millwrights) from Texas and Louisiana who live in the areas impacted by this historic storm. Affected members are being encouraged to leverage the Relief Fund for up to $1000 per member. At the Houston Carpenters & Millwrights Training Center, qualifying members can also receive free sheetrock and other supplies to help rebuild.

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