Member Benefits

Lumber Industry Fund for Today (LIFT)

LIFT is an industry-specific fund and member benefit established to provide immediate financial assistance and peer support to NRLA member employees impacted by a fire or natural disaster resulting in a loss of shelter.

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LBMDF Disaster Assistance Committee

Gregory Branecky
Disaster Assistance
Miner’s Inc.
David Moore
Wiley Brothers Inc.
Marie Naughton
Past Chair
Curtis-Newton Corporation
Adrian Baker
Ed Godek III
Rex Lumber

I have an employee who lost their home to natural disaster or a fire, how can LIFT help?

LIFT will provide up to $3,000 as a tax free, debt-free gift to your employee who has a qualifying loss. You will be asked to donate 25% of the gift, LIFT will cover the rest. Use of the gift is at the discretion of the employee for immediate needs such as food, clothing and shelter.

How can I support LIFT?

Through donations or by volunteering your time. Donations may be tax deductible. Please consult your tax advisor. today. Click here to learn more.

Please make donations payable to:

LBMDF, c/o LIFT, 585 N. Greenbush Rd., Rensselaer, N.Y. 12144. 

For more information contact us at 518.286.1010 or by email