A month into the annual Feds Feed Families food drive, we decided to check back in with its national chair.
The annual Feds Feed Families drive takes a national problem to the local level.
In today’s Federal Newscast, the new local union at the Agriculture Department’s Economic Research Service estimate four out of five employees will decline to relocate out of the national capital region.
The Agriculture Department’s annual event and has challenged federal employees to beat the 2015 record of nearly 18 million pounds of food donated.
An internal poll of FBI employees has revealed a striking drop in confidence in the vision of FBI Director Christopher Wray and the bureau’s senior leadership.
Federal employees donated 14.4 million pounds of food to food banks nationwide as part of Feds Feeds Families summer campaign.
Federal employees at the Department of Agriculture donated more food during the 2013 Feds Feed Families campaign than any other large agency. USDA is now sharing its secret weapon with other agencies in the hope it will help the government, as a whole, reach its goal of 10 million pounds of donated food in 2014.
It’s time to rummage through your pantry. Feds Feed Families is in full swing. The annual food drive is a collaborative effort led by the Agriculture Department with help from the Chief Human Capital Officers Council and other agencies. Last year federal employees donated nearly 9 million pounds of food. Karen Comfort, national program manager for Feds Feed Families, joined Tom Temin and Emily Kopp on the Federal Drive to talk about this year’s goals. Read a related story.
The sixth annual Feds Feed Families campaign is now underway for the summer after a kick-off event on Monday. The theme of this year is to “Help Knock Out Hunger.”
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.