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Union Plus to Give $1,000 to 100 Union Members

Do you know an extraordinary union member, someone who’s always looking out for everyone else but never for themselves? Union Plus can help you give back to those amazing people with its Holiday Giveback Campaign, through which the nonprofit will be giving away $1,000 “thank you” awards to 100 deserving union members.

Union Plus is a non-profit founded by the AFL-CIO to provide additional benefits, savings, and discounts to union members, as well as offer scholarships and exclusive grants during difficult times such as layoffs, furloughs, and natural disasters. Since 2009, Union Plus has awarded over $14 million in grants and scholarships to union members.

“It has been a tremendously difficult year, for everyone in our country and, in particular, those in our union family,” says Mitch Stevens, Union Plus president. “Our ‘Holiday Giveback campaign’ not only shares financial resources with extraordinary union members but also shines a light on their contribution to our communities. Union members are the backbone of our economy and many have made extraordinary sacrifices and contributions during this pandemic.”

The “Holiday Giveback Campaign” aims to inspire members to recognize themselves and others for their extraordinary work in 2020.

Entry to the Union Plus Holiday Giveback is easy. Nominations can be made by visiting unionplus.org/holidaygiveback or by simply posting a video to Instagram telling Union Plus what makes your nominee extraordinary, using the hashtags #UnionPlusGiveAGrand and #Contest.

Current union members in good standing with a union internationally affiliated with the AFL-CIO are eligible to win. Members can nominate themselves or a friend or colleague.

Nominations will be accepted until December 4, and winners will be announced throughout December.