washington d.c.– The United States Office of Personnel Management (OPM) announced that the Honorable Denis McDonough, Secretary of the United States Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and Director of the United States Office of Personnel Management (OPM) , Kiran Ahuja, will be the Honorary National Co-Chairs. of the Mixed Federal Campaign (CFC) 2022.
The CFC is a 61-year-old annual giving tradition that allows the federal workforce to donate directly to thousands of charities and eligible causes locally, nationally and globally. Thanks to contributions from federal employees, military employees and retirees, CFC 2021 has raised more than $80 million. An additional special solicitation took place earlier this year for the benefit of those affected by the war in Ukraine.
“Thanks to the immense generosity of the Federal family each year, the Combined Federal Campaign demonstrates that a commitment to service can take many forms,” said Kiran Ahuja, Director of OPM. “The impact and spirit of the Combined Federal Campaign extends far beyond the workplace and is kept alive by dedicated public servants in communities across the country and around the world. I look forward to another successful campaign season.
The campaign has been running since September 1st, 2022 until January 14, 2023. Each week, awareness activities are organized for different causes, including disaster relief, ending hunger, eradicating poverty, mental health and other important issues for workers and pensioners. Federal workers can pledge to these or any of the thousands of other participating charities by visiting the online pledge portal.
“Great American public servants always step up when the country needs them most, whether through their day-to-day work or their generous donations. I know that the same spirit of compassion and selflessness will shine through during the campaign of this year,” said VA Secretary Denis McDonough.
Since its inception, federal employees have pledged more than $8.6 billion to CFC-listed charities.
For more information on the Causes of the Week and to access the Pledge Portal, Federal Employees and Retirees can visit www.GiveCFC.org.
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