UWCFD presents Earth Day ChallengeApril 14, 2014
The state Combined Fund Drive is honored to partner with the UWCFD to present the Earth Day Challenge.
In honor of Earth Day, you can join the Earth Day Challenge today through April 30. The UW Combined Fund Drive and EarthShare Washington are working together to help raise $50,000 and 1,000 volunteer hours for environmental organizations working to preserve our planet.
You can give to any of EarthShare Washington's charity members through your paycheck by clicking here or to track your volunteer hours clicking here.
CFD Mudslide Relief CampaignMarch 25, 2014
As you know, a massive mudslide rocked our fellow citizens in the North Fork of the Stillaguamish River, killing at least 36 people, leaving 9 missing and dozens of homes damaged.
In response to this devastating incident, the CFD has put together a special campaign for those affected. To be a part of the campaign, the charity must be a current active member of the CFD and have provided the CFD and provide written account of their efforts on the ground.
To date, more than $65,000 has been raised for charities assisting with relief efforts!
Click here for more information on which charities are currently involved in efforts on the ground.
2014 Thurston County CFD Recognition EventApril 3, 2014
As the final campaign numbers are tallied for the 2013 Combined Fund Drive (CFD) campaign, hundreds of volunteers gathered together at the Lacey Community Center for a night of recognition event to recognize all of the great volunteers out there who contributed time, creativity, skills, energy, enthusiasm and much, much, more to help promote and support the CFD and charities throughout Thurston County.
Click here to find out more about the big night and all the award winners.
CFD supports Well Fed, Well ReadMarch 31, 2014
Well Fed, Well Read is an incredible program that accepts donated books and food throughout Thurston County for the Thurston County Food Bank and the South Sound Reading Foundation.
This year's goal is 40,000 pound of food and 13,000 books.
Check out this year's flyer by clicking here.
Seattle Mariners offer State Employees Day February 18, 2014
The Seattle Mariners invite state employees to celebrate a new season with the team by offering its annual State Employees Day. Originally apart of the Public Service Recognition Week activities, the CFD has partnered with the Mariners to continue to provide our state's great employees with this special day.
This year's game is scheduled for Saturday, May 10 against the Kansas City Royals.
Click here for more information on the date and how to buy tickets.