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Philadelphia Unions Offer Help in Response to Vandalized Jewish Cemetery

After vandalism was discovered at a Jewish cemetery in Philadelphia on Sunday, two unions responded with assistance in fixing the damage and making the cemetery more secure in the future. More than 100 gravestones at the Mount Carmel Cemetery were toppled or damaged. The Philadelphia Building and Construction Trades Council offered to replace the headstones, re-sod and clean the cemetery, and Electrical Workers (IBEW) Local 98 will install additional lighting and security cameras. John Dougherty of the Philadelphia Building and Construction Trades Council said the vandalism is a "cowardly act of anti-Semitism that cannot be tolerated."

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Participate in the Letter Carriers' Annual Food Drive Today!

The 24th annual Letter Carriers’ "Stamp Out Hunger" Food Drive is on May 14 this year. The food drive, sponsored by the National Association of Letter Carriers (NALC), is the world’s largest one-day food drive, taking place in more than 10,000 cities and towns in all 50 states, U.S. territories and the District of Columbia.

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Participate in the Letter Carriers' Annual Food Drive on May 14

The 24th annual Letter Carriers’ "Stamp Out Hunger" Food Drive is on May 14 this year. The food drive, sponsored by the National Association of Letter Carriers (NALC), is the world’s largest one-day food drive, taking place in more than 10,000 cities and towns in all 50 states, U.S. territories and the District of Columbia.

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Union Plus Offers Assistance for Program Participants Impacted by Louisiana Storms and Flooding

Union Plus Offers Assistance for Program Participants Impacted by Louisiana Storms and Flooding

Union members living in areas impacted by severe storms and widespread flooding in Louisiana (click here for a list of designated areas) and who have had a Union Plus Credit Cardmortgage or qualifying insurance policy for at least a year may be eligible for $500 Disaster Relief Grants.

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Construction Unions Help Wounded Veteran Renovate Virginia Home

Construction Unions Help Wounded Veteran Renovate Virginia Home

Last weekend, Washington, D.C.-area construction unions worked with the Wounded Warrior Project to renovate the Virginia home of a veteran wounded while serving in the Iraq War. Marine Cpl. Brandon Burns was wounded by sniper fire in Al Falluja, Iraq, in 2004, and the left side of his body has been paralyzed since. Now the man who paid a big cost in service of his country is getting much-needed renovations to his home.

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