January 23, 2012


Save the Date: WorkLife Resource Center Summer Camp Expo

Nominations Open for Award of Distinction
Emory Has Been Tobacco-Free for 23 Days! 
New Smart Device Security Policy
Finance Matters Workshops Now Open for Registration
Emory Child Care Network Adds Two New Programs
Where Are Your College Students This Summer?
Goizueta to Host Information Session for Employees
Emory Law Launches Juris Master Degree
Hardship Fund Continues to Help Employees


Hardship Fund Continues to Help Employees

Funded solely by donations from Emory University’s faculty and staff, the Hardship Fund is designed to assist faculty and staff members who are experiencing a temporary financial hardship due to a catastrophic event. 

Since the application review process started in October 2010, the Fund has been able to help 27 Emory University employees, providing over $29,900 in assistance.

Cheryl, a fellow Emory employee shares her own personal account of how Emory University’s Hardship Fund helped her at a time when she needed it most.  Watch Video.

With about 17,100 employees, and only 257 contributors, the Hardship Fund must continuously raise funds. One dollar makes a difference. For just $8.34 a month you could contribute $100 a year. The more funds we raise, the more people we can help. No matter the size, every contribution makes a difference. If you haven’t yet contributed to the fund, please consider making a donation.  For more information on donating to the fund, visit www.emory.edu/hardshipfund  or contact Lisa Parker, Hardship Committee Chair.

Emory employees are able to apply for assistance through a confidential application process. Eligible applicants must be regular full or part-time employees, working at least 20 hours per week and be in good standing with a minimum of one year of service. Approval is subject to extent of need and the availability of funds.

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