On September 22
On September 22
The recent COVID pandemic has affected all of us over the past 2½ years. MPTF has seen significantly increased costs of over $9 million specifically related to COVID, including lab testing, PPE, isolation units, screeners, and significantly increased staffing expenses. These were unexpected and unbudgeted, pushing MPTF’s cash reserves into the critical zone.
Sustaining its mission of “taking care of our own” and helping members in need from the entertainment community has been MPTF’s superpower for over 100 years. MPTF began when Mary Pickford received the first $1000 for the Motion Picture Relief Fund to distribute to Hollywood workers on September 22, 1921, and we’ve weathered many storms ever since thanks to supporters like you. From providing needed financial assistance when work suddenly shuts down, to assistance navigating health insurance, to taking care of the retired members of our community, MPTF’s team of social workers, nurses, and support staff are here to help.
Any amount you can give makes a difference. Your donations are set aside to cover essential operational costs and are applied to the greatest need. Your commitment to MPTF allows this 100-year-old organization to continue taking care of our own. Whether contributing $25 or $250, those gifts will be used to help provide care and services to those in need within our community.
“MPTF is truly a force of good in our own community, and we’re so blessed to have them in our lives.”
– MIRNA LOBOS & SON
LOCAL 706 MEMBER & RECIPIENT OF CARE