Cox Employee Relief Fund

Here when you need it most

Representing the best of our culture and values, CERF has distributed millions of dollars to assist Cox employees and their immediate family members during difficult times. Established in 2005 to help employees impacted by Hurricane Katrina, CERF is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization and provides financial assistance to employees facing and recovering from unexpected hardships caused by:

  • Natural disaster
  • Illness or injury affecting the family
  • Loss of a family member

Examples of how CERF can help

  • Modifications to a home or automobile to accommodate an illness or injury that results in paralysis, loss of mobility or reduced capacity.
  • Airfare, hotel expenses or other travel expenses to enable treatment by a specialist for a medical condition; this support can include immediate family members.
  • Assistance with home insurance deductible after a fire or natural disaster.
  • Basic household necessities including furniture, kitchenware, clothing or school supplies after a fire or natural disaster.
  • Funeral expenses for an employee, spouse or domestic partner, child or parent of an employee.
  • Travel expenses or other accommodation for an employee to attend a funeral service of a spouse or domestic partner, child, sibling or parent of an employee.

To learn more on how CERF may be able to assist you, please visit