Federal and Armed Service Employees Can Use Payroll Deductions to Benefit JNF
Contact: Sheila Akerman • JNF Planned Giving Associate • 212-879-9305 ext. 294 • email@example.com
September 2, 2009 -- New York -- If you are a federal or armed services employee, or if you know someone who is, the 2009 Combined Federal Campaign (CFC) -- the world’s largest and most successful annual workplace charity program -- is underway and you can designate Jewish National Fund (JNF) as a recipient organization of your funds.
The mission of the CFC is to promote and support philanthropy through a program that is employee focused, cost-efficient, and effective in providing all federal employees the opportunity to improve the quality of life for all.
The CFC is the world's largest and most successful annual workplace charity campaign, with more than 250 CFC campaigns throughout the country and internationally raising millions of dollars each year. Pledges made by federal civilian, postal, and military donors during the campaign season (September 1 to December 15) support eligible non-profit organizations that provide health and human service benefits throughout the world.
Donations are made through payroll deductions.
Jewish National Fund (JNF), CFC # 11063, can be found listed under the banner of Jewish Charities of America (JCA) in the CFC brochures. To qualify for the Combined Federal Campaign and JCA membership, JNF was rigorously reviewed for program and financial excellence and judged to be in the top 5% of all charities in the country.
Founded in 1901 to develop the land of Israel, JNF plants trees, builds reservoirs and dams, creates new communities in the Negev and bolsters existing ones, is honoring Jewish military personnel throughout history at Ammunition Hill in Jerusalem, and built a secure indoor playground in Sderot so the town's children would have a safe place to play. See www.jnf.org.
Contribute to JNF through the Combined Federal Campaign. Look for JNF in the CFC brochure.
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JEWISH NATIONAL FUND (JNF) began in 1901 as a dream and vision to reestablish a homeland in Israel for Jewish people everywhere. Jews the world over collected coins in iconic JNF Blue Boxes, purchasing land and planting trees until ultimately, their dream of a Jewish homeland was a reality. JNF gives all generations of Jews a unique voice in building a prosperous future for the land of Israel and its people.
JNF embodies both heart and action; our work is varied in scope but singular in benefit. We strive to bring an enhanced quality of life to all of Israel’s residents, and translate these advancements to the world beyond. JNF is greening the desert with millions of trees, building thousands of parks, creating new communities and cities for generations of Israelis to call home, bolstering Israel’s water supply, helping develop innovative arid-agriculture techniques, and educating both young and old about the founding and importance of Israel and Zionism.
JNF is a registered 501(c)(3) organization and United Nations NGO, which continuously earns top ratings from charity overseers.
For more information on JNF, call 888-JNF-0099 or visit www.jnf.org.