FEEA Stands Ready to Assist Feds After HurricaneFriday, August 26, 2011
Contact: Robyn Kehoe
Lakewood, CO - With Hurricane Irene bearing down on the U.S. East Coast, the Federal Employee Education and Assistance Fund (FEEA) stands ready to assist civilian federal and postal employees impacted by the storm. Disaster grants of up to $500 will be available to employees in hard-hit areas.
Employees in need of help can download a disaster relief application at www.feea.org/Disaster or call FEEA at 1-800-323-4140 for more information. Phone lines may be very busy if damage is widespread. Callers are asked to be patient and leave a message if prompted to do so.
With emergency assistance need already topping $250,000 since May 1 of this year, donations to FEEA's Natural Disaster Fund are urgently needed to ensure all who qualify for assistance will receive it. Donations may be made via credit card on FEEA's web site atwww.feea.org/Give. Donations via check made out to "FEEA" may be sent to: FEEA Headquarters, 3333 S. Wadsworth Blvd., Suite 300, Lakewood, CO 80227.