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Participate In CUPP

CUPP is the Carpenters Union Participation Program, a council-wide volunteer effort to make a difference in our local communities.

Participating in volunteer activities is a way to ensure the future of our communities. Whether attending a city council meeting, building a ramp at a vet’s home, fixing a sidewalk for the elderly, or framing a house for Habitat for Humanity, we can leverage our amazing skills to make a difference in people’s lives.

Besides making the Union and our communities stronger, CUPP provides many benefits to members and our families.

Benefits of CUPP

Members who volunteer a minimum of six (6) hours between January 1st and June 30th will receive a $250 stipend. Members who volunteer a minimum of six (6) hours through July 1st and December 31st, will receive another $250 stipend, for a total stipend of $500 a year.

Members who volunteer more than 12 hours a year are eligible for CUPP rewards. The CUPP Rewards catalogue is emailed directly to eligible participants once a year. If you believe you are eligible but did not receive a catalogue, please contact your CUPP manager.

Volunteer a total of 24 hours or more in the calendar year and you will be eligible for Participation Has Its Benefits. PHIB gives members access to $500 toward the fund of their choosing including the legal, scholarship, injury and retiree fund.

Ready to get started? Click on your state to find your CUPP team.