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Census Bureau Director's Challenge

Census Director's Challenge Winner

The U.S. Census Bureau is proud to announce the first winner of its Director's CFC Challenge!  The Director challenged each Directorate to meet and/or exceed its CFC goal by December 15; when they did, he promised to wear the "Super Directorate" cape.

Fish & Wildlife Service Kickoff

FWS Kickoff

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service held their kickoff on November 13, which coincided with Online Giving Day!  Lois Wellman, the FWS Campaign Coordinator, as well as several other employees made online pledges through Employee Express and Nexus during the event.  Great events like this one have helped Fish and Wildlife raise over 63% of their goal!


NCA Campaign Extended to Dec. 31

December 31 Deadline

The Combined Federal Campaign of the National Capital Area has received an extension for the 2014 Campaign. The final day for soliciation will be December 31, 2014. At midnight on 12/31, all solicitation must end, and online pledging will be turned off.  However, paper pledges may still be received and processed after December 31.

Please note that this is not a nation-wide extension; this extension only applies to the National Capital Area.

Meet-Up With the ELC on December 4

Join the Emerging Leadership Council for a special get-together on Thursday, December 4 at 5:30pm at Bar Louie in Chinatown!  This is a great opportunity to connect with charity representatives and emerging federal leaders. Come learn about the incredible work CFC charities are doing in our communities, how campaign work offers practical leadership experience, and about opportunities for volunteering and donating through the CFC.

NRL Fun Festival

NRL Fun Festival

The U.S. Naval Research Laboratory held a CFC Fun Festival, featuring live music, games, food, dancing, raffles, and charities!  This sunny event raised over $800 in donations, and NRL is now over 53% of its goal.

FDIC 2014 Kickoff

FDIC Chairman Martin J. Gruenberg

Last month, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation held their 2014 Campaign Kickoff, complete with a charity fair and a packed agenda to get employees fired up for CFC!  Event attendees got to hear from Martin J. Gruenberg, Chairman of the FDIC, as well as from charity representatives and campaign leadership.  Closing remarks were given by Annece Perry, CFCNCA Senior Campaign Director.  

After the program, the charity fair featured eleven CFC-participating charities, allowing attendees to discover new causes.

IMLS Lobby Display

IMLS Display

The Institute of Museum and Library Services decided to put the campaign front-and-center this year by creating a CFC display at the entrance of the agency's headquarters. This display, combined with other creative events at IMLS, pushed them to reach 45% of their fundraising goal!

Online Giving Day a Success

DOL's Online Giving Day

This year, CFCNCA held an Online Giving day on November 13, 2014 to encourage electronic pledging. We are proud to report that generous federal employees broke the record for most online CFC pledges made in one day! 1,940 federal workers gave to their chosen charities, and we thank each and every one of them for making it possible.

These photos are a great example of how agencies can promote Online Giving Day; the U.S. Department of Labor had helpful stations set-up for pledging online.  Secretary Tom Perez also made an appearance to support their efforts.

NRC 2014 Kickoff

NRC 2014 Kickoff

The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission kicked-off its 2014 CFC looking to build upon its great success last year! In 2013, NRC raised over half a million dollars — money that will go toward helping people and communities in need.  

Pictured are Geoffrey Rixon (CFCNCA Associate Director), Jaime Espinoza (CFCNCA Loaned Executive), Chairwoman Allison Macfarlane, and Commissioner William Ostendorff.

Mr. myPay Spotted at Pentagon

Mr. myPay makes an appearance

Last month, the Pentagon held a charity fair to benefit CFCNCA.  Making an appearance was Mr. myPay, the mascot for the DoD's online donation system.  While Mr. myPay doesn't pass out money per se, he does pass out good tidings and tips to access the great pledging option offered to DoD personnel. He spent the fair entertaining and chatting with Pentagon employees and visitors alike.