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Federal employees help their own after Oklahoma tragedy

In the wake of the 1995 Oklahoma City terrorist bombing, the Federal Employee Education & Assistance Fund helped federal families recover, including sending 200 children to college.

Tags: Steve Bauer , FEEA , Oklahoma City bombing , philanthropy , Your Turn , Michael OConnell

Friday - 04/17/2015, 04:19am EDT

OPM amends CFC rule to streamline donor process, improve transparency

The Office of Personnel Management published a final rule to amend the of regulations of the Combined Federal Campaign. The changes make it easier for federal employees to contribute to the charities of their choice and increase transparency of the donor process.

Tags: Katherine Archuleta , CFC , CFC-50 Commission , Federal Register , OPM , Michael OConnell , workforce

Monday - 04/14/2014, 05:50pm EDT

Veterans charity accused of squandering millions

The California-based charity came under scrutiny four years ago, when its founder and then- president was hauled before Congress to answer tough questions about his management of millions of dollars in private donations. Roger Chapin vehemently defended his actions, and his group went on to raise millions more to support its mission of providing arts and craft kits to homebound and hospitalized veterans.

Tags: VA , Help Hospitalized Veterans

Friday - 08/10/2012, 03:30am EDT

Feds give to CFC despite pay freeze

Pay freezes haven't stopped federal employees from giving money to good causes for the Combined Federal Campaign.

Tags: Kalman Stein , Combined Federal Campaign , Federal Drive , holiday giving

Tuesday - 12/06/2011, 10:34am EST

Tips for deducting charitable contributions

When preparing to file your federal tax return, don't forget your contributions to charitable organizations. Your donations could add up to a sizeable tax deduction if you itemize on IRS Form 1040, Schedule A.

Tags: P&B , Art Stein , tax deduction ,

Friday - 11/20/2009, 12:00pm EST

Berry: Debt proposals won't dampen feds' giving spirit

Berry said he thinks feds will continue to donate at high levels in future drives, despite a two-year pay freeze and other proposals that could cut their pay and benefits

Tags: Feds Feed Families , John Berry , OPM , CHCO , USDA , DoD , Barack Obama , budget , Jolie Lee

Wednesday - 09/21/2011, 04:51pm EDT

Feds Feed Families tops food drive goal

USDA was among the top agencies that donated food for the Feds Feed Families program.

Tags: pay and benefits , OPM , John Berry , Capitol Area Foodbank , Max Cacas , Feds Feed Families ,

Tuesday - 11/02/2010, 04:55pm EDT

Disaster in Japan brings out the crooks

Scammers are starting to prey on the generosity of people who are trying to help Japan.

Tags: tsunami , scams , Hank Silverberg

Thursday - 03/17/2011, 01:16am EDT
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