"I want you to know that I will be forever indebted to you and all of the other volunteers that gave so freely of their time to help otherwise complete strangers through a very difficult ordeal. I could not have come this far without you. Thank You"
Disaster survivor volunteers Jim Pesout (Butte Fire, 2016), Karen Reimus (Cedar Fire 2003), and Roger Abrahim (House fire 2014) staffing UP's table at a Recovery Resource Center
The scale of the devastation from the recent Northern California wildfires is just as mind-boggling as the number of homes, businesses and lives that were impacted by hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria just a few months ago.
All we can do is all we can do. And thanks to UP's many years of expertise and national network of volunteers partners - we can do ALOT. We are:...Read More
Placer and Mariposa County Officials John McEldowney and Rosemarie Smallcombe have been coordinating with United Policyholders to help their residents keep and maintain quality insurance on their homes. Pictured here UP Executive Director Amy Bach before a Spring, 2017 meeting of the Insurance Subgroup of CA Governor Brown's Tree Mortality Task Force in Sacramento.
United Policyholders launched a Wildfire Mitigation and Insurance Project in California in 2016 to help...Read More
The National Flood Insurance Program has showed strong leadership by granting UP's request to make it easier for households and businesses impacted by Harvey to get their insurance claims filed and paid fairly and on time. The program operates under rules set by Congress.
The rules for NFIP claims are much more strict and technical than standard property insurance claims. They say how and when you have to file your flood damage claim, how detailed it has to be, how quickly it can be...Read More