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William O. Douglas Honors College

November Is the Month of Giving

Dear Campus Community,

November is the month of giving.

I hope you will join me in celebrating and participating in the Washington State Combined Fund Drive (CFD). This statewide project leverages millions for local communities. Our contributions to CFD can support the work we hold most important anywhere in the state.

Both active and retired Washington State public employees may participate in this program, the fourth largest public employee giving program in the nation. About 5,000 individuals pledge more than $5 million each year, benefitting more than 3,800 local, national and global charities. Those are big numbers and CWU's participation can make them even bigger.

Making a donation is easy. Simply follow this link  Just choose from the list of participating organizations and pledge your 2014 CFD contribution. If you prefer, fill out a contribution form and take it to the CWU Department of Human Resources in Bouillon Hall. CFD makes giving easy by allowing monthly, recurring and limited-time contributions. You can even write a personal check or authorize payroll deductions through the CWU payroll system. You decide what works best for you.

Some CWU employees are already giving their time to this effort. Special thanks go to the CWU Giving Committee:

Michelle Adams                            Stephanie Harris   Leona Lindvig
Joseph Bryant                               Linda Huber           Melody Madlem
Edna Comedy (Chairperson)     Drue Larson           Charity McCright
Sarah Feeney                                Claire Layman       Tracy Plouse
Lindsey Ulrich

Remember:  The amount you give isn’t what’s important. Every dollar helps support important community services. Help CWU reach 100-percent participation in CFD this year. With your help, we can do it!

James L. Gaudino


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