Air Force

October 12, 2012

The Time Is Now, To Make A Difference, That Will Last A Lifetime

Tags:
Kenji Thuloweit
Editor
Air Force photograph by Ethan Wagner
From left: Chief Master Sgt. Brian Randolph, 412th Test Wing command chief; Tech. Sgt. Richard Springer, Air Force Operational Test and Evaluation Center Detachement 1; and Chief Master Sgt. Christopher McCollor, Air Force Test Center command chief; sign their Combined Federal Campaign forms during the CFC kick off breakfast held at Club Muroc Oct. 3. This year's campaign runs through Nov. 14.

Team Edwards leadership and Airmen came together for a breakfast at Club Muroc Oct. 3 to officially kick off this year’s Combined Federal Campaign.

The theme for this year’s CFC is “The Time Is Now, To Make A Difference, That Will Last A Lifetime.”
This year’s monetary goal for Edwards is $403,000.

ìThis is based on an average donation of approximately $70 for all Edwards government civilian and military personnel,” said Capt. Andrew Anderson, 419th Flight Test Squadron operations director and CFC program manager.

“Last year’s CFC was a very successful year with Team Edwards raising $489,000 and $273 Million raised nation-wide by all federal employees. CFC charities help those in need: poverty, domestic violence, lack of health insurance, the environment, animal rights and many other causes.”

Each unit on Edwards has volunteer CFC Keyworker personnel that will act as representatives for CFC. They will answer any questions and will be going around units to personally contact anyone interested in giving to CFC and distribute forms. Unit Keyworkers will also collect CFC forms.

If anyone is uncertain about who their CFC Keyworker is, please contact Capt. Anderson at andrew.anderson@edwards.af.mil or (661) 275-1066.

This year’s dates of CFC are Oct. 3 through Nov. 14. All of Air Force Materiel Command will be participating in CFC during these dates.

The Combined Federal Campaign is one of only two fundraising campaigns officially sanctioned by the Air Force. It provides an efficient and effective way for government employees to give back to local and national charities.

Charities prefer donations from CFC for several reasons. First, it is much more convenient for the charity. They get a regular amount each month that represents the combined gift of many donors. It is also more convenient for the donor, as payroll deductions can be set up to ensure automatic donations throughout the year. Furthermore, the CFC reduces the fundraising costs of charities that participate in the campaign, freeing up resources to be spent on the charity mission.

Anderson said CFC participants generally give more than the average charitable contribution because of the ease of regular giving. While the average donation to a charity is $35, the average annual donation by a CFC participant is $245 (just over $20 a month).

A list of charities can be found in a CFC booklet, distributed by the unit CFC Keyworker, or online at www.cfcofgreatersocal.com, where people can search for a charity of interest.
Team Edwards members can also donate to the CFC online at this same address.




All of this week's top headlines to your email every Friday.


 
 

 

News Briefs September 4, 2015

Run with History postponed Edwards Air Force Base’s 2nd Annual Run with History half marathon, 10K and 5K run has been postponed until further notice. For more information, call the Rosburg Fitness Center at 661-275-GYM1 (4961). CAC/DEERS Office closure The CAC and DEERS Office will be closed Sept. 11 and Sept. 14 to replace the carpeting....
 
 

Money, manpower and minutes

U.S. Air Force graphic by Airman 1st Class Nicollo Daniello FAIRCHILD AIR FORCE BASE, Wash.–I’m about to make a big statement, so pay attention. I believe anything physically possible can be accomplished with the right amount of money, manpower and minutes. That’s right. Anything. Just look at some of the amazing architecture and technology devised...
 
 
Air Force photograph by Johnny Saldivar

SecAF, CSAF, CMSAF present new ‘little blue book’

Air Force photograph by Johnny Saldivar Secretary of the Air Force Deborah Lee James, Air Force Chief of Staff General Mark A. Welsh III and Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force James A. Cody congratulate Airmen who will soon...
 

 
suicide-prevention1

Suicide Prevention Month

A reminder of our 24/7/365 responsibility to ourselves, each other All Airmen have a responsibility that last much longer than a one-month campaign. This responsibility extends beyond ourselves and includes our work environment...
 
 
F35-visit

Top F-35 program officer visits Joint Strike Fighter Integrated Test Force

Staff Sgt. Brittany Lehr, 412th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron (F-35), shows Lt. Gen. Christopher Bogdan a maintenance program used for work on the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter. Bogdan visited the Integrated Test Force to receive a...
 
 
Air Force photograph by Rebecca Amber

National Preparedness Month Tip: Active shooter awareness

Air Force photograph by Rebecca Amber Senior Airman Aaliyha Sawicky, 412th Security Forces Squadron, stands guard as her team continues to clear the area during an active shooter exercise in January. September is National Prepa...
 




0 Comments


Be the first to comment!


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <s> <strike> <strong>