The Motion Picture Players Welfare Fund (MPPWF) s an emergency financial assistance fund of the SAG-AFTRA and serves members in the New York region and all Branches East of Omaha, Nebraska which includes: Boston, Chicago, Detroit, Miami (which includes members in Alabama and Puerto Rico), Georgia, Nashville, New Orleans, Philadelphia and Washington-Baltimore. This program is administered through the Actors Fund of America, (212) 221-7300, Ext. 119.
The MPPWF is designed to assist eligible members who are struggling with a financial, personal or medical crisis. Financial assistance is available for rent, utilities, mental health and medical care as well as other basic living expenses.