Make This Holiday Season Special: Give Through the Combined Federal Campaign of the National Capital Area
Federal employees in the DC area pledged nearly $50 million towards the $67.2 million goal
(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) Alexandria, VA - December 21, 2011 - The 50th annual Combined Federal Campaign of the National Capital Area (CFCNCA) is in full swing during this busy holiday season. The campaign helps tens of thousands of people in local communities, across the nation and around the world through more than 4,100 charities.
“I recently had the opportunity to meet face-to-face with people whose lives were changed by the generosity of Federal employees,” stated Arne Duncan, U.S. Secretary of Education and National Honorary Chair of the Combined Federal Campaign. “On their behalf, I would like to express my sincere thanks to the Federal workforce for its astounding contributions over the past 50 years.”
The CFCNCA, managed by Global Impact, is the workplace giving drive for Federal employees in the DC metro area. To date, Federal employees pledged nearly 75 percent of the $67.2 million goal.
“If you have not yet pledged your support, I urge you to do so,” stated Secretary Duncan. “There is still time to make this holiday season special by donating through the Combined Federal Campaign.”
The CFCNCA solicitation period ends on December 31, 2011. Federal employees will find more than 4,100 charities in the online searchable database. Gifts are accepted by payroll deduction, credit card, debit card, e-check, cash or check. Make your pledge today at www.cfcnca.org
About the Combined Federal Campaign of the National Capital Area
The Combined Federal Campaign of the National Capital Area (CFCNCA), managed by Global Impact, is the only authorized workplace charitable giving drive for employees in the Federal workplace. The CFCNCA is the local campaign for Federal employees in the Washington Metropolitan Area and is the largest workplace giving campaign in the world. Established by Executive Order in 1961, it continues to be the most successful workplace fundraising model in the world. The CFCNCA raised a record-breaking $67 million in 2010. For more information, visit www.cfcnca.org.
About Global Impact
Global Impact raises funds to meet critical humanitarian needs around the world. Global Impact supports an alliance of 58 U.S.-based international charities through innovative partnerships and employee giving programs and provides solutions to meet the unique giving needs of organizations and donors. Additionally, Global Impact distributes charitable donations for some of America’s top corporations and manages two of the world’s largest workplace giving campaigns: the Combined Federal Campaign of the National Capital Area and the Combined Federal Campaign-Overseas. Since 1956, Global Impact has generated more than $1.3 billion to assure help for the world’s most vulnerable people. Learn more at www.charity.org
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