The Tower Industry Family Support Charitable Foundation got off to a strong start with a $400,000 joint donation from ClearTalk Wireless and the law firm of Fletcher, Heald and Hildreth.
“The National Association of Tower Erectors is the organization that has advocated for safe practices in our industry since their inception 20 years ago,” said ClearTalk and FHH representatives Eric Steinmann and Don Evans. “And we are excited to partner with NATE in order to establish this foundation that will benefit the good people of this industry and their families in times of need.”
During the kick off in Las Vegas, President Jim Tracy outlined the organization’s donation process and encouraged stakeholders to support it.
Companies and individuals that reach the donation levels Platinum ($100,000+), Gold ($50,000–$99,999), Silver ($25,000–$49,999), Bronze ($15,000–$24,999), Trailblazer ($10,000–$14,999) and Pioneer ($5,000–$9,999) will be promoted as distinguished donors, and those who make distinguished level donations to the Tower Industry Family Support Charitable Foundation (between Sept. 10, 2014 and Jan. 31, 2015) will be designated as Founding Donors.
The Tower Industry Family Support Charitable Foundation’s seven-member advisory committee is also tasked with evaluating applications for accidents that occurred on or after Sept. 1, 2014.
Radio World covered the foundation’s plans earlier.