Hollywood Support Staff Relief Fund Merges With Actors Fund

Published on Apr 11, 2020

Hollywood Support Staff Relief Fund Merges With Actors Fund

The recently launched Hollywood Support Staff Relief Fund, aimed at providing assistants and support staffers financial aid amid the coronavirus-induced production shutdown, is now shutting down its GoFundMe and merging with the Actors Fund. It will continue raising funds under that banner.

“Despite its name, the Actors Fund was created to assist all industry members with financial, medical and emotional struggles year-round,” wrote fund co-creator and #PayUpHollywood movement founder Liz Alper in a Medium post Friday. “Since the beginning of the Covid-19 pandemic, they’ve issued over $2 million in relief funds to qualified entertainment workers in need. Not only will

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Author: Elaine Low