A Hand UP Assistance

Helping teachers in difficult times

  • IRTA FoundationThis program provides financial assistance for an immediate need of an IRTA member who is undergoing a temporary or emergency hardship.
  • The help is intended for a one-time, short-term need and not for extended support.
  • Examples of needs include, but are not limited to: housing expenses, health care, transportation, legal assistance, nutrition, etc.
  • The maximum award is $1,000 per application.

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A Hand UP Committee

Sally Klingerman, Chair

David Parker

Linda Morris