Give at Work (CFC)

Give at Work

Do you work for the Military, Federal or State government?

Did you know Hope for the Hungry has been a part of the Combined Federal Campaign (CFC) since 2007 as part of the Children’s Charities of America and the Independent Charities of America.  You can help Hope for the Hungry “share the Bread of Life with a starving world” by choosing Hope for the Hungry, during your next enrollment period in the CFC Donor’s Brochure. CFC# 12409

Do you work for a large corporation? 

Did you know has a member of the Independent Charities of America (ICA) we adhere to rigorous giving standards and meet the highest standards of public accountability?  As a member of the ICA Hope for the Hungry may already be an approved charity within your corporation’s giving program. Additionally, many corporations offer a corporate matching program to double the value of your contribution towards Hope for the Hungry. Please see your HR department or contact our office at jpedigo@hopeforthehungry.org for questions about corporate matching campaigns.

 About Combined Federal Campaign

CFC is the world’s largest and most successful annual workplace charity campaign, with more than 200 CFC campaigns throughout the country and internationally to help to raise millions of dollars each year. Pledges made by Federal civilian, postal and military donors during the campaign season (September 1st to December 15th) support eligible non-profit organizations that provide health and human service benefits throughout the world. The Director of OPM has designated responsibility for day-to-day management of the CFC to its CFC Operations office. http://www.opm.gov/cfc/

About Children’s Charities of America

Children’s Charities of America is an IRS-recognized tax-exempt federated group representing charitable organizations that specialize in providing food, shelter, clothing and education to children in need, domestic and international adoption services, counseling to troubled teens, medical care to children with life threatening illnesses and recovery services for missing and abducted children. Its mission is to organize and prepare its member charities for effective participation in at-work employee charitable fund drives, to screen and certify these charities to assure they meet the eligibility criteria to participate in these fund drives and other types of fundraising activities, to help educate contributors about the work of these worthy causes, and to provide for the secure, accurate, and timely transmission of contributions from the fund drives to the recipient charities. And to do all the above as cost-effectively as possible consistent with delivering quality service.  http://www.childrenscharities.org/

About Independent Charities of America

Independent Charities of America (ICA) is an IRS-recognized 501(c)(3) nonprofit association of America’s best charities. Our purpose is to represent charities that meet the highest standards of public accountability and program effectiveness and to facilitate gifts to those charities from contributors in fund drives conducted at work and on the web. http://www.independentcharities.org

About the Seal of Excellence

The Independent Charities Seal of Excellence is awarded to the members of Independent Charities of America and Local Independent Charities of America that have, upon rigorous independent review, been able to certify, document, and demonstrate on an annual basis that they meet the highest standards of public accountability, program effectiveness, and cost effectiveness. These standards include those required by the US Government for inclusion in the Combined Federal Campaign, probably the most exclusive fund drive in the world.