Workplace giving: A simple Way to Donate

As summer draws to a close, the kids are back in school, Congress is back in session and work schedules are returning to normal.  And as the autumn season begins, so does the enrollment period for federal employees wishing to participate in the Combined Federal Campaign (CFC).

The CFC of the National Capital Area (CFCNCA) officially kicked off this year’s campaign on September 1 with a stated goal of raising $67.2 million for participating charities.  Because DC Habitat is one of those participating charities, we hope our followers will choose to enroll in this year’s program.

Workplace giving campaigns like the CFC are popular because they are easy ways for employees to give regularly to the non-profits they support. By simply completing one CFC enrollment process, a federal employee donates pre-tax dollars to chosen charities through payroll deductions each month.  Donations can be made to one organization or split among multiple non-profits. 

2011 is a special year for CFC of the National Capital Area, as it marks a half century of giving to Washington area charities from generous federal employees – DC Habitat wishes the CFCNCA a happy 50th anniversary!

If you’re a federal employee, ask your Human Resources department about how to enroll in CFCNCA.  Non-federal employees should also inquire about workplace giving programs available within their companies and organizations.  We hope you’ll consider giving to DC Habitat in whichever way you’re able – and we hope you’ll urge your colleagues to do the same.

DC Habitat’s CFC designations are:

-United Way designation #8224

-CFC Designation #71579

Learn more about CFC of the National Capital Area by visiting their website.

DC Habitat believes that everyone deserves a house they want to call home. That's why we work to eliminate poverty housing and homelessness in the nation's capital by building (and rehabilitating) affordable, energy- and resource-efficient homes for people in need.