• The local app giving power to the people

    Chris Tavlarides, co-founder of Prytany, discusses how his new social media platform hopes to band people of similar political interests together to have their small donations bundled and noticed by politicians.

  • Fed assistance charity in need of funds following shutdown

    The Federal Employee Education and Assistance Fund serves hundreds or sometimes thousands of feds in need each year.

  • After shutdown wiped out reserves, CFC preps for 2019 Christmas season

    The Washington, D.C. metro area’s Combined Federal Campaign came tantalizingly close to meeting its 2018 charity fundraising goal, but then came the longest government shutdown in history.

  • 2018 Combined Federal Campaign kicks off

    In today’s Federal Newscast, the Office of Personnel Management says its starting this year’s combined federal campaign with more upgrades to the online donation system.

  • Blue Cross-Blue Shield, FEEA partner up for Giving Tuesday

    Giving Tuesday gives everyone the chance to be a philanthropist. Blue Cross-Blue Shield joins with FEEA to promote more assistance for federal employees.

  • Obamas sort gifts in annual Toys for Tots drive

    President Obama and first lady Michelle Obama helped sort donated gifts on Wednesday at Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling as part of the Marine Corps’ Toys for Tots campaign.

  • Agencies rev up for 2014 Feds Feed Families food drive

    June 1 marks the start of the sixth annual Feds Feed Families event where federal employees donate food items and their time to help the hungry. Last year’s drive netted 9 million pounds of donated food.

  • Feds get ‘fired up,’ donate millions of pounds of food

    Doug Keeler, national program manager of Feds Feed Families, says he’s not surprised federal employees continue to donate food, even with sequestration and furloughs. Since 2009, the campaign has collected more than 15 million pounds of food, and it’s striving for a goal of 25 million by Aug. 28.

  • GSA donates extra computers to schools

    The Computers for Learning Program lets the agency donate surplus government equipment to schools that need it.