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Loss of Life

The ESP International Charitable Foundation may help employees who are unable to pay for housing, utilities, food, clothing and other basic living expenses because of the death of the employee or eligible dependant. The Foundation may be able to help if the loss of income or the payment of funeral expenses or medical bills prevents an employee, the employee's spouse or other dependants for which the employee is financially responsible from paying for their basic living expenses. The Foundation may also be able to pay expenses to bring a child whose parent have dies to live with a new family, typically a relative. The Foundation cannot pay for travel to funerals, grave markers or funeral expense.


What's Covered:


  • Medical expenses (not eligible for reimbursement by insurance)
  • Temporary housing
  • Security deposit for new rental property
  • Essential utility bills (electricity, heat, water, etc)
  • Travel for minor children required to relocate following death of parents/guardians
  • Basic living expenses such as food and clothing


What's Not Covered:


  • Credit card, auto and other debts
  • Non-essential utilities (cable, phone, etc.)
  • Lost wages
  • Funeral expenses


Assistance Application/Vendors to be paid


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Important: A copy of the death certificate or obituary notice must be submitted with this application



Document Checklist: (These need to be completed before application is considered)


___ Assistance Application


___ Incident Report


___ List of vendors to be paid


___ Additional documentation as requested


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