Heart of the UA

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Heart of the UA

Every day across North America UA members are involved in community projects and a whole host of charitable activities that support families and those in need, regardless of union affiliation.

This generosity exemplifies what is best about the UA—the spirit of brotherhood and sisterhood that is the true heart of the UA.

  • Local 464, Omaha, Helps Fight COVID

    Steamfitters and Plumbers Local 464, Omaha, NE, was to get 250 gallons of hand sanitizer donated to the Industry. The Nebraska Ethanol Board has partnered with the University of Nebraska College of Engineering and, so far, has produced over 30,000 gallons that has all been donated to people throughout Nebraska.

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  • Local 484 Delivers Food to 205 Needy Families

    On Memorial Day 2020, Plumbers and Pipefitters Local 484 Ventura, CA, along with the California Labor Federation, the Central Coast Labor Council and Ventura County Food Share, handed out 323 boxes of food to 205 families to help feed approximately 900 people in their community.

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  • Local 68 Member Honored with Conservation Stewardship Award

    The Union Sportsmen’s Alliance (USA) has honored Plumbers Local 68, Houston, TX, member Glen Kirkham with the UA Conservation Steward of the Year Award for his commitment to conservation and community service. The award recognizes volunteers from each of the USA’s charter unions who have made exceptional contributions to the

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  • Local 98 Reaches Out to Frontline Workers

    Plumbers Local 98, Detroit, along with Detroit Piping Group, purchased 70 Lefty’s Cheesesteak sandwiches for frontline emergency room workers at the Main Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit. It was a great boost for the employees, who are doing an amazingly difficult task in battling COVID-19. Local 98 Business Manager Carlo

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  • Members of Plumbers Local 15 Give Back to One of Their Own

    Pictured form left to right are Keith Swaggert, Pete Truhlar, Carl Krohn, and Ben Sackett Plumbers Local 15, Minneapolis, MN, members Keith Swaggert, Pete Truhlar, Carl Krohn, Ben Sackett and Local 15 Business Agent Tom Pahkala volunteered to brave the sweltering heat on July 18, 2019, to give back to

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  • UA Plumbers Help Bring Water to the Navajo Nation

    UA Locals 78, 400, 412, and 469, and IWSH (International Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Foundation) accepted this community plumbing challenge from DIGDEEP to help bring water to the Navajo Nation. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3SY5RhpYUwk&feature=youtu.be

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  • UA Reaches out to Local Community to Aid Those Affected from Hurricane Harvey

    Members from the United Association step up in order to help countless victims that were affected by the hurricane. https://youtu.be/Yq-zNKfxmxM

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