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Regular employees of WinnCompanies working on a full-time or part-time basis who have completed 90 days of service with WinnCompanies are eligible for grants from the Winn Employee Relief Fund, Inc. Employees on an approved Leave of Absence may also qualify.

The Fund is qualified for exemption from taxation pursuant to Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code as a public charity. Grant distributions from the Fund are deemed tax-free gifts.

The Fund provides monetary support to eligible employees in urgent need as a result of a qualified disaster or emergency hardships, such as:

  • Accident or injury

  • Illness

  • Death of immediate family member

  • Natural or civil disaster or other catastrophic or emergency event

  • Unusual medical expenses caused by severe illness or accident that are not covered by insurance

  • Uninsured losses caused by fire, crime, flood or other disasters

  • Unusual expenses for the care of a disabled dependent that are not covered by insurance

  • Other sudden, unexpected, and adverse event that has happened to a team member or their immediate family


All applicants are reviewed by the Winn Employee Hardship Fund Committee (the “Committee") to determine eligibility. Applicants need not be financially destitute to apply but must lack the resources to provide necessities at the time of the grant. Applicants may receive financial assistance of a maximum of $3,000 per household per calendar year.

If you believe that you qualify, download and complete ALL sections of the application, sign and date the form. Once received, the Committee’s goal is to contact each applicant within four (4) business days.

The form can be mailed to:

Winn Employee Relief Fund

Attention: Hardship Fund Committee

One Washington Mall, Suite 500

Boston, MA 02108

or the form can be emailed to:

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