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Hurricane Harvey Assistance

The Texas Retired Teachers Foundation (TRTF) is raising funds to provide financial assistance for retired and active educators impacted by Hurricane Harvey. Donate to TRTF's Disaster Relief Fund online here!

The Texas Retired Teachers Foundation (TRTF) Disaster Relief Fund has received more applications than there are funds available. At this time, TRTF is no longer able to accept applications for short-term disaster relief. Help may still be available through FEMA at

TRTF is in the process of reviewing all completed applications. This process may take up to two weeks. TRTF will be able to respond to inquiries about whether or not grants were approved at that time.

Hear from TRTA Executive Director Tim Lee!

TRTA Executive Director Tim Lee will visit multiple local units this fall to speak about legislative changes affecting your retirement benefits! Don't miss this opportunity to hear from TRTA's chief lobbyist and advocacy leader. View Tim's schedule by clicking here. Check back as more dates are added. If you are not a member of the local where Tim is speaking, you can still attend! Just RSVP to the contact on the schedule.

Open enrollment is here for TRTA Dental & Vision Plans!

Select a coverage start date of October 1, 2017 to take advantage of open enrollment! TRTA's group dental insurance and eye care plans provide excellent value and superior coverage for our members. The only requirement to participate in one or both of these plans is membership with TRTA. If you currently are not a member, visit our Join TRTA page today! To enroll in the dental and vision plans, click here or call AMBA at 1.800.258.7041.

Legislative Updates

TRTF Disaster Relief Fund Raises More than $100,000! Hurricane Harvey Grants Now Available

As members of the Texas Retired Teachers Association (TRTA) know, TRTA’s charitable partner organization, the Texas Retired Teachers Foundation (TRTF) has been raising funds to provide financial assistance for victims of Hurricane Harvey.

TRTF is pleased to announce that thanks to the overwhelming outpour of generosity from TRTA members, friends and supporters, we have raised more than $120,000 so far!

The TRTF Board of Trustees is so very thankful for your support. As a result of receiving these donations, TRTF has been able to set up a Disaster Relief Fund and already has been disbursing financial assistance to retired and active educators in the affected counties.

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