JOINT BASE LANGLEY-EUSTIS, Va., Nov. 14, 2018 —
Langley Air Force Base kicked off the
Combined Federal Campaign at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, Oct. 22,
“The CFC is one of the world's largest and most successful
federal workplace charity campaigns that allows federal employees, retirees and
contractors to give back to thousands of charities,” said U.S. Air Force Senior
Master Sgt. Erica Rose, 633rd Air Base Wing Inspector General superintendent.
“Over the last 57 years, CFC has raised over $8.3 billion impacting people
locally and around the world.”
Today, the CFC is known to be the most
inclusive workplace giving campaign in the world with over 20,000 participating
nonprofit charitable organizations worldwide. The charities supported through
the CFC range from emerging community groups to large, well-known charities.
CFC allows federal workers to give to local, national or international
charities close to their hearts and make a positive difference in people's
lives,” Rose said. “They can Show Some Love by making a financial pledge or
volunteer time either online or by submitting a pledge form.”
In 1956, President Dwight D. Eisenhower formally
tasked the U.S. Office of Personnel Management with the responsibility for
developing of a uniform policy for fundraising within the federal service. The
CFC was officially founded in 1961 when President John F. Kennedy signed an
executive order authorizing the U.S. Civil Service Commission to develop
guidelines to regulate fundraising for federal employees.
want to ensure all federal employees are aware of the campaign and how they can
make a difference by making a pledge,” Rose said. “The campaign officially
opened Sept. 10 and runs through Jan. 11, 2019. JBLE’s goal is to reach
$100,000 in pledges.”
In each of the 320 CFC areas throughout the
country, local and national nonprofit organizations collaborate closely with
committees of volunteer Federal employees to design marketing strategies for
the campaign and to process the receipt and distribution of Federal employee
contributions to the charities they choose.
For more information, contact your unit representative or