2016 Combined Federal Campaign of the National Capital Area Raises Nearly $47 Million to Date
WASHINGTON, Jan. 19, 2017 – Honorary Chair of the Combined Federal Campaign of the National Capital Area (CFCNCA), Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh C. Johnson, announced today the campaign has collected nearly $47 million, exceeding last year’s level of contributions. While completed pledges are still being collected and processed, this year’s campaign is outpacing last year by nearly $3.5 million.
“I would like to thank Federal employees in the National Capital Area for their generosity and commitment to the campaign and helping those in need,” said Secretary Johnson. “Your tremendous generosity demonstrates a strong belief in public service and desire to improve the lives of people in the United States and around the world. I salute you and thank you for all that you have done to make this campaign a success. I also want to recognize the many campaign workers for their hard work implementing the campaign which has greatly contributed to this achievement.”
Final results will be unveiled at the campaign finale event scheduled for March 3, 2017. This year’s results reverses the downward trend in campaign revenues in recent years. The CFCNCA is the annual workplace giving opportunity for Federal employees in the Washington metropolitan area and the largest single campaign within the Combined Federal Campaign.
This year’s CFCNCA theme was Show Some Love and Federal employees were encouraged to highlight and give to the causes that were most important to them. The campaign kicked off on Sept. 1, 2016 and the active solicitation period ended on Dec. 31, 2016. For more information about the campaign, visit cfcnca.org.
About the Combined Federal Campaign of the National Capital Area
The Combined Federal Campaign (CFC) is a 55-year Federal workplace giving tradition that has raised more than $8 billion for charitable organizations. The CFC is one of the world's largest and most successful annual workplace charity campaigns, with 125 CFCs throughout the country and overseas raising millions of dollars each year. The funds raised each Fall through the campaign help neighbors in need around the corner, across the nation and throughout the world. The Combined Federal Campaign of the National Capital Area is the local campaign for Federal employees in the Washington Metropolitan Area and is the largest single campaign within the CFC. Through the contributions of civilian and military Federal employees, the campaign generated more than $46 million in 2015 for the thousands of participating local, national and international charities. For more information, visit cfcnca.org. Connect with the campaign on social media via Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and LinkedIn.
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