Emergency Assistance for SAG-AFTRA Members Affected by Texas, Oklahoma and Arkansas Floods

Screen Actors Guild Foundation

The people of Texas, Oklahoma and Arkansas are currently experiencing dangerous flash floods which have taken lives and continue to cause unprecedented damage in the region. The SAG Foundation hopes all local SAG-AFTRA members are safe and their homes intact. However, for SAG-AFTRA members and families who have been affected by the severe flooding, the SAG Foundation offers an emergency assistance fund to help in this time of need.

If you, or a SAG-AFTRA member you know, have been impacted by flooding in the region, please contact the SAG Foundation emergency assistance department at (323) 549-6773 or dlloyd@sagfoundation.org.

Eligibility requirements to qualify for emergency assistance include:

  • Active SAG-AFTRA members with total earnings of $15,000 over the last five years.
  • SAG-AFTRA members over the age of 55 with 10 years of active membership and $2,000 in earnings for each of those years.

For more information, visit http://sagfoundation.org/assistance/emergency-assistance/.

The Actors Fund

Emergency assistance from the Actors Fund is available for performing artists and entertainment professionals living in Texas, Oklahoma and Arkansas who have been impacted by the recent disasters.

Eligibility for financial assistance is a minimum of three years of earnings of $6,500, or at least five years as a professional in the performing arts and entertainment industries.

If you are living in Texas contact:
(323) 933-9244, ext. 455

If you live in Arkansas or Oklahoma contact:
(212) 221-7300, ext. 119
Intakeny@actorsfund.org The products and services noted herein are provided as an informational service to SAG-AFTRA members and are administered by entities independent of SAG-AFTRA. Any questions must be handled by the provider. This information is not intended to serve as an endorsement nor is any warranty or guarantee implied.


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