Updated June 2012
ONE-TIME DEATH BENEFIT
Upon death, the designated beneficiary of any member of this Association shall be entitled to a sum not to exceed $3,000.00. In the event a member dies leaving no designated beneficiary, the Association shall make arrangements and pay necessary funeral expenses not to exceed the amount of the death benefit.
If a deceased member leaves a child or children under the age of 18 years, the Association shall pay the sum of $150.00 per child per month with a maximum benefit of $300.00 per family towards their support. Said amount shall be paid for each minor child until child attains the age of 18. All children who are receiving aforementioned benefits shall be given a Christmas gift of $50.00 each.
No member shall be entitled to receive benefits until he/she has been a member of this Association for 6 months.
NON-PROFIT OR PRIVATE ORGANIZATIONS
Sacramento Area Fire Fighters Widows and Orphans Fund, Local 522
3720 Folsom Road
Sacramento CA 95816-6741
Phone: (916) 739-8522
The specific purposes of the Sacramento Area Firefighters Widows and Orphans Fund are to provide financial and other assistance to injured and fallen members of Sacramento Fire Fighters Local 522 and their families; provide scholarship and tuition reimbursement programs for the benefit of injured and fallen members of Local 522 and their families; and provide public education and community outreach related to the importance of fire prevention and safety in the community.
Disclaimer: The material contained in the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation Survivor Benefits website is not the result of legal research, but rather is based on a scan of public documents. We have made every effort to be accurate and timely, but errors may exist. The material on this website is advisory only and should not be cited as evidence or proof that a benefit exists or that our facts are accurate. Always consult the decedent’s fire department for benefits assistance, or a benefits’ attorney. If, in the course of your own research, you see errors of fact, or new benefit information, please pass this information along to the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation.