The Combined Federal Campaign (CFC) is the largest and most successful workplace fundraising campaign in the world. Over the past fifty years, the CFC has raised $7 billion to help neighbors in need around the corner, across the nation and throughout the world. The Combined Federal Campaign of the National Capital Area (CFCNCA) is the local campaign for federal employees in the Washington Metropolitan Area. Last year, the CFCNCA raised $51 million for charities in our community.
Throughout the campaign season, FLOC is invited to several charity fairs throughout the metropolitan area hosted by different government agencies. These fairs attract hundreds of government employees where we can share our stories with others. It’s a great opportunity to not only gain new supporters but to connect with others in the community.
Many of our volunteers work for the federal government and contribute to FLOC through the campaign. John Connolly, a seasoned federal employee and Tuesday night NTP tutor, says “contributing to FLOC through payroll deduction is an easy and automatic way (like paying taxes or health premiums) to support FLOC financially, in addition to the joy of supporting DC youth as a tutor. I view these as complementary ways to contribute to supporting FLOC’s critical mission of providing one-on-one tutoring and support to underprivileged DC students needing a little extra personal help in attaining grade level in school or in applying to college.”
FLOC is extremely grateful to John and the many others who choose us as their charity of choice for the Combined Federal Campaign. The campaign runs from September 1 to December 15. To donate, you can simply visit the donation page on the CFC website. FLOC’s CFC member number is 72093.
(Kate Fleischer is the Development Assistant.)