Combined Federal Campaign Guide

Published: October 16, 2014

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Every October, Stars and Stripes publishes the Combined Federal Campaign (CFC) Guide — a special supplement that helps military, government and DoD personnel choose the charitable organizations they wish to support in the new fiscal year. The guide contains a plethora of information regarding the CFC including new initiatives, success stories, advice on charitable giving and more.

The CFC Guide is distributed through Stars and Stripes' daily editions overseas as well as throughout the National Capital Region. The CFC Guide is also circulated in base newspapers and at shopping outlets in most major military installations nationwide.



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The Home School Foundation is the charitable arm of the Home School Legal Defense Association. HSF offers financial assistance to homeschooling families in need ñ widows and widowers, military families, single parents, and special needs children. CFC#10535


People Helping People - Representing 130 of the charities you know and trust impact the world through disaster relief, clean water, education and spiritual guidance.


We grant the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions to enrich the human experience with hope, strength and joy. According to a 2011 U.S. study of wish impact, most health professionals surveyed believe a wish-come-true can have positive impacts on the health of children. With the help of generous donors and more than 25,000 volunteers, Make-A-Wish grants a wish somewhere in the country every 38 minutes.


Officers’ Christian Fellowship was formed in 1943 during World War II. God has powerfully used OCF for His purposes ever since, in peace and in war. Today, we are Christians in all branches of the U.S. Armed Forces who are united by our faith in Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior. We are committed to living out our faith in the military society.
Our Purpose Statement
To glorify God by uniting Christian officers for biblical fellowship and outreach, equipping and encouraging them to minister effectively in the military society.


Since 2004, Manna Project’s health, education and livelihoods programs have empowered underserved families in Nicaragua, Ecuador and Guatemala through community-based, volunteer-driven development. Our mission is to foster communities of young adults and encourage them to use their passions and education in service to communities in need.


Throughout our country's history, Americans have felt profound appreciation and gratitude for the dedication and sacrifice of our troops and their families. The USO provides a tangible way for all of us to say thank you, as it has for 70 years.


The ESA Foundation is a nonprofit/tax-exempt organization pledged to develop philanthropic activities of volunteers, provide assistance to established programs that serve human needs, and produce new programs to improve the quality of life.


For over 60 years the Far East Council, BSA has been serving the military and ex-patriot communities in five countries to include Japan, South Korea, Thailand, Taiwan, and the Philippines. Far East Council needs your financial support to keep the promise of Scouting throughout our council by delivering quality programs now and in the years to come. Together we will make a difference! Thank you for your support.


For more than 40 years, the Missoula Children's Theatre has opened both hearts and minds of children to the possibility of achievement through creativity and teamwork that they learn during the theatrical process.

After sharing the story of the Good Samaritan, Jesus said "Go and do likewise." That is the mission of Samaritan's Purse – to follow the example of Christ by helping those in need and proclaiming the hope of the Gospel.


Germanna Community College is a public institution of higher education in the Virginia Community College System. As a comprehensive community college, Germanna provides quality, accessible, and affordable educational opportunities for the residents of the City of Fredericksburg and the counties of Caroline, Culpeper, King George, Madison, Orange, Spotsylvania and Stafford.


The American Red Cross prevents and alleviates human suffering in the face of emergencies by mobilizing the power of volunteers and the generosity of donors.


Feed the Children exists to end childhood hunger. It’s the cause upon which we were founded 35 years ago and the one that we continue to fight for each and every day. We know it takes the power of many to end childhood hunger for good. We connect donors, experts, partners, leaders and communities to attack the problem from all angles. We are taking a stand and we will not rest until every child has enough to eat.


More than one-third of Washington, DC residents struggle to make ends meet and provide for their families. Serving the District of Columbia for 34 years, Martha’s Table delivers direct services that meet the food and nutrition needs of DC children, their parents and our hungry and homeless neighbors by bringing healthy food and other resources to some of DC’s most vulnerable residents.


CHRF and our CFC donors can help save children's lives! Sharing God's love by providing hot meals, disease-free water, healthcare, medicines, food-growing technology, and Christian education to suffering children worldwide."


DAV empowers veterans to lead high-quality lives with respect and dignity. It is dedicated to a single purpose: fulfilling our promises to the men and women who served. DAV does this by ensuring that veterans and their families can access the full range of benefits available to them; assisting them with employment; fighting for the interests of America’s injured heroes on Capitol Hill; and educating the public about the great sacrifices and needs of veterans transitioning back to civilian life. The 1.2 million member organization was founded in 1920 and chartered by the U.S. Congress in 1932. Learn more at www.dav.org.




Animal Charities of America teaches people to treat animals with respect provides humane training of animals as helpmates and companions to people in need. Our goal is to end all animal cruelty and suffering caused by abandonment, abuse, inhumane treatment and animal testing. Our member charities strive to provide services such as trained service dogs for independent living, no-kill animal rescue and adoption, spay/neuter, advocacy initiatives, and numerous educational forums.


The most unique, exciting, and exceptional charities in the Combined Federal Campaign, Organized by category to help you find your giving choices quickly.


Children everywhere deserve our love. Join Children’s Charities of America as we feed, teach, protect, and nurture children in America and around the world. How we care for children, protect their welfare, and prepare them for the future are the most important issues we face during our lifetime. Our coalition of charities heightens public awareness of children's issues and the solutions to their problems. Through its member organizations, CCA strives to give children all over the world a fighting chance at a brighter tomorrow and a fulfilling future.


CancerCURE of America, strives to find a cure for the century's worst and most devastating epidemic. Our charities are proud to offer donors a wide range of organizations working to eradicate cancer through research and education. Until that happens, we are here to help improve healthcare and quality of life through grants, education, and support.


Children’s Medical & Research Charities of America is dedicated to saving the lives of children here at home and around the world. Our member charities provide free surgery, free medical care, respite care, support and education for care-givers, fund medical research and state-of-the-art training for physicians. A child’s smile when you commit to help – priceless!


Christian Charities USA is a diverse group of national and international charities working together to relieve suffering and despair. What sets us apart is the dedication of our member charities as we work in every area of our country and our world to ease the suffering of people who need a helping hand: physically, mentally, and spiritually.


Join Conservation & Preservation Charities of America in saving our world and preserving our nation's historic treasures. Our member charities train people to protect wilderness and the environment, conserve natural resources, and preserve historic places. CPCA members protect natural treasures like Yosemite and Yellowstone and preserve historic sites so generations of families can travel to and learn what these incredible natural wonders and historic treasures have to teach us about the earth and ourselves.
Maximizing Educational Opportunity. Educate America! is dedicated to making our children, youth, and teachers the best educated in the world. Our member charities provide schools with better classroom tools, tutors for struggling students, role model mentors, teacher scholarships, music and arts education, and after-school enrichment programs. EA members also give scholarships to needy students, teach young people about leadership, provide family literacy programs and promote educational programs for those with learning disabilities.
Promoting wellness in America! Our charities strive to serve all people through the most advanced and innovative medical research, screening and diagnosis, treatment, and prevention available. HMR is proud to offer donors a wide range of organizations dedicated to improving access to health care, finding treatments and cures for many life-threatening diseases, as well as providing access to traditional and alternative therapies and health and hospice care for those facing terminal illness.
We repair the world! Jewish Charities of America works to feed the hungry, heal the sick, shelter the displaced, and pursue justice, freedom, and peace for all humanity. Our Jewish brothers and sisters deserve the best whether in America, Israel or elsewhere around the world. Jewish Charities of America strives to enrich the quality of life of all Jews through education and leadership training; science, technology, and medical research; social services to the most vulnerable populations; and efforts towards strengthening Israeli democracy.
Providing sports and outdoor recreation opportunities for disabled veterans, handicapped children, youth and adults through encouragement and opportunity. Fitness is key to each and every individual's physical and mental well-being. Our coalition of charities strives to ensure that every person regardless of age, ability, or economic advantage has the opportunity to participate in sporting, recreational, rehabilitative, and esteem building activities. Please help us as we encourage and support youth sports training, and help America’s Team bring home Olympic gold.
Creating a better world for women, children and families. Our member charities are passionate about all issues that affect women, children and families in the United States and around the world. WCFS charities work to eliminate the educational and economic barriers that prevent women, girls, and children from experiencing a healthy, prosperous life. We promote respect, provide public education, and encourage the protection of all children from bullying, family violence and other issues that would create an unhealthy or unsafe environment. Our charities fervently seek to promote reproductive choices and women’s health issues through research and education, and provide advancement and protection of women's rights during all stages of life.
The Voice of the Martyrs is a non-profit, inter-denominational Christian organization dedicated to assisting the persecuted church worldwide.
Fisher House Foundation Providing a "home away from home" for military families to be close to a loved one during hospitalization for an illness, disease or injury.
CBM is an international Christian development organisation, committed to improving the quality of life of people with disabilities in low income regions of the world.


The National Children's Alliance empowers communities to serve child victims of abuse through our 777 Children's Advocacy Centers (CACs) across the nation. CACs provide a safe, child-friendly environment where law enforcement, child protective services, prosecution, medical and mental health professionals can share information and develop effective, coordinated strategies sensitive to the needs of each unique case and child in order to hold offenders accountable and put victims on a path to healing.


Operation Military Embrace provides financial assistance, motivational programs, and operates the nation's only free P-X for injured and/or ill OIF and OEF Warriors and also sends packages to deployed troops.





















CFC Directory Listings

Home School Foundation - www.homeschoolfoundation.org

Predisan - www.predisan.org

Make-A-Wish Foundation - www.wish.org

Boy Scouts of America Far East Council - www.fareastcouncil.org

Lupus Foundation of America - www.lupus.org

ESA Foundation - www.esafoundation.org

Adventist Development and Relief Agency - www.adra.org

WaterAid America - www.wateraid.org/us

Southeastern Guide Dogs - www.guidedogs.org

PAHO Foundation - www.pahofoundation.org

Lupus Research Institute -www.lupusresearchinstitute.org

Voice of the Martyrs - www.persecution.com

Fisher House Foundation - www.fisherhouse.org

National Rifle Association - nra.org


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