To us, it’s not just a word, it’s a call to action. The UTUIA, through our fraternal units across the country, seeks to improve our communities through charitable giving and volunteer activities. We are indeed an organization that believes strongly in our fraternal mission and we strive everyday to make our communities better places to live.
Charitable Giving Throughout the year, our fraternal units organize various fund raising activities that help support charities which serve the greater good of the community at large. To read some of the many testimonials and to read about the charities we support, click here.
Scholarship Funds The UTUIA is a firm supporter of higher education and we are well aware of the high cost associated with that investment. Therefore, The UTUIA has paid out over 1.8 million in funds to students over the years. To learn more about our many scholarships and instructions on how to apply, click here
UTUIA Fraternal Lodges Are you looking for a way to serve your community and get the support you need to do it? Then perhaps organizing a UTUIA Lodge could be an option. Our Lodges are volunteer organizations that work under the UTUIA to serve the brotherhood and community at large. By working together with fellow transportation employees and spouses, we can build bonds and friendships that can last a lifetime. So, if you are already volunteering or you are looking for a great way to get started, let us help you by providing the support and advise you need to succeed! To Learn more about volunteering with the UTUIA, click here
UTUIA Volunteer of the Year 2015 Each year, UTUIA seeks nominations for a UTUIA volunteer of the year. This year, the choice was tough as many fine candidates were nominated but, only one can receive the award. To learn about this years volunteer of the year, click here.
UTUIA and Its Members, Donated $5,800 to Ronald McDonald Houses In both Phoenix Arizona and Providence RI, SMART TD and UTUIA members reached deep to help the Ronald McDonald House Charities. To read about this event, click here
It helped Local 627 Chairperson John Foote. While being transported in a carrier van, Foote’s life permanently and unexpectedly changed in an instant. His deployed airbag and seatbelt saved his life, but the resulting injuries he suffered required ongoing medical attention. His UTUIA Accident Indemnity policy saved him from many of those ensuing medical expenses.
"Sandi M.Mike McLucas was very knowledgeable about my husband’s account and just the way he spoke to me made me feel like I had a friend helping me through this sad and confusing time.
- Sandi M. - (Spouse of deceased member Thomas M.)
"Robert H.Claims, Once again I would like to thank you and your organization for allowing me the option of your insurance, and I am truly grateful that I did purchase a policy with you...
- Robert H.
"David C.Tom Redmond, Thank you for your very prompt, courteous and professional response to my requests…I am most impressed with the quality of service that you provide to your clients, it would be great if all companies were as responsive and accurate as yours
- David C.
May I extend my thanks for all your help and concern, personally, and for the rest of my family.
- Peggy B.
"Daniel B.We really commend your office for being there and looking out for its members.
- Daniel B.
...thank you for all your help and your patience with all of my calls...
- Melanie L.
"Erin McKeever, Your professionalism is a well-balanced blend of competence, experience, and cordiality. Thank you for your continuing assistance..."
- J. Solito - Field Supervisor
Steve C.I would like to thank the UTUIA once again for the fast response…I couldn’t have made it without your great employees.
I would like to thank you for the UTUIA scholarship award. I am very excited to accept this scholarship as it will greatly assist me in furthering my education. The UTUIA and its generosity will help me realize my dream of obtaining a college degree. I sincerely thank you for your generosity. Have a great day!
"Brent E.You folks are giving great service. Thanks.