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verseen by the Office of Personnel Management (OPM), the Combined Federal Campaign (CFC) is the official workplace giving campaign for Federal, Postal, Military employees and retirees. This year, the CFC celebrates its 60th anniversary. Since its inception, the CFC has raised more than $8.5 billion for charities and people in need. During the 2020-21 CFC solicitation period, USPS employees contributed $4,591,816 and 5,345 volunteer hours, worth $110,529. There are numerous methods for you to contribute to your charity or charities of choice through CFC. You can donate online at GIVECFC.ORG . Once registered, you decide on a pledge option through payroll deduction, credit/debit card, E-check/bank transfer, or volunteer hours. Other giving options are available through the CFC Giving mobile app or paper pledge forms available from your installation CFC Coordinator. The CFC 2021-22 contribution solicitation period runs from September 1, 2021 through January 15, 2022. There are over 20,000 participating nonprofit charitable organization to donate to through the CFC. One such charitable organization that helps fellow Postal employees is the Postal Employees’ Relief Fund (PERF). PERF was established in 1990 to aid postal employees and retirees whose homes are completely destroyed or left uninhabitable because of a major natural disaster or house fire. Currently in 2021, there has been 16 declared major disasters. When disaster strikes and all is lost, PERF is committed to helping postal families rebuild their lives. The PERF CFC charity code is 10268. Please contribute to the Combined Federal Campaign.

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