New York State Funeral Directors Association

ALBANY, NY (August 31, 2017) -- The New York State Tribute Foundation, with its tradition of "charity, knowledge and education" in support of funeral service, has established a Disaster Relief Fund in the wake of the devastation left by Hurricane Harvey. Our thoughts and prayers are with those in Texas who have lost their lives, homes and businesses as a result of this disaster.

All New York funeral directors, funeral service suppliers and others affiliated with funeral service in the state are encouraged to donate to this fund. 100% of all donated funds will be directed to the Texas Funeral Directors Association Disaster Team. This team is made up of volunteers who will be deployed as soon as the roads are passable.

Funeral directors in the Gulf States will play a vital role in the long recovery process ahead. It makes perfect sense that New York State funeral directors help them get back on their feet as soon possible. Let's show our friends in Texas that New York leads the nation in compassion as well.

You may make your donation by credit card or make checks payable to the NYS TRIBUTE FOUNDATION - please indicate Disaster Relief Fund in the memo line - and mail to:

  • NYS Tribute Foundation
    1 S Family Drive
    Albany, NY 12205

  • Toll-free: 800-291-2629

Donations will be accepted through September 30, 2017.

If you wish to donate online, please click "Make a Donation" in your NYSFDA Portal and check the "Disaster Relief Fund" button to designate your generous contribution to this effort.

The New York State Tribute Foundation is a tax exempt 501(c)(3) organization. Individual contributions are tax deductible to the extent allowed by law. All contributors will be recognized as part of the Tribute Foundation's donor recognition program. The NYS Tribute Foundation is a subsidiary of the New York State Funeral Directors Association. For more information, contact Kelly or Michelle at 800-291-2629.

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New York State 
Tribute Foundation

1 South Family Drive
Albany, NY 12205
Phone: 518-452-8230
Fax: 518-452-8667