Needy Individual Receives The Travelers Protective Association Grant

Missouri member awarded $750 grant.

St. Louis, MO, August 23, 2015 --( The Travelers Protective Association (TPA), a fraternal benefit society, recently gave Jackson, Mo. resident Laura Baugh the Homer T. Wilson Fund grant of $750 to help pay for bills associated with her children and her medical issues.

The Homer T. Wilson Fund provides emergency financial aid and is designated for indigent members, widows, widowers and orphans. Baugh has been a member of TPA’s Post O of the Missouri Division for 6 years.

“A concerned member requested assistance for Ms. Baugh and her family, which includes two of her own children plus two from foster care,” said TPA’s Chief Administrative Officer Albert M. Shoemaker, Jr. "She is a very giving individual, and we’re proud that we can help in her time of need.”

Founded in 1890, TPA’s national headquarters is located at 2041 Exchange Dr. in St. Charles, Mo. The association is licensed in 29 states and has over 23,000 members, which includes more than 17,000 members who have been a part of the organization for more than 25 years. TPA offers fraternalism to its members, as well as participation in safety projects and community service. The association provides accident, disability and death benefits to both its members and their beneficiaries.

TPA also offers the Scholarship Trust for the Hearing Impaired, which has allocated more than $2 million to approximately 4,900 recipients. The association’s involvement is on both a local and national level and has adopted the Children Have An iDentity (CHAD) sticker program as a National Safety Program.

For more information, call (636) 724-2227.
Travelers Protective Association
Rochelle Brandvein
(636) 724-2227