ROCKVILLE, Md. — John Gentile, CEO, Mechanical Contractors Association of America (MCAA), announced a call-to-action via email to assist those affected by Hurricane Harvey.

“MCAA has often been called a family,” he said. “And, tragically, members of our family now need our help. The purpose of this message is to respectfully request that you consider making a contribution to the MCAA Disaster Relief Fund. You may remember the fund from our response to Hurricane Katrina.

Most importantly, please know that every dollar our fund receives will be promptly redistributed to those office and field employees of our member companies who are desperately in need as a direct result of Hurricane Harvey. Should you be in a position to contribute, please make your check out to the MCAA Disaster Relief Fund, and mail it to my attention at the MCAA National Office, 1385 Piccard Drive, Rockville, MD 20850.

“I am also very proud to tell you that MCAA and the UA are coordinating our Hurricane Harvey relief efforts to ensure that we deliver as much assistance to those in need in the most efficient and expeditious manner possible.

“We are just now beginning to understand, thanks to the MCA of Houston and UA Locals 68, 211, and 198, just how many of our MCAA and UA families have had their lives turned upside down by this unbelievable tragedy named Harvey,” Gentile said. “They desperately need our help, and I am confident that, together, we will not let them down. I sincerely thank you for considering this request.”

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Publication date: 9/4/2017

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