Posts Tagged: donations

White House Petition Affecting Government Employees

I have created a petition on We The People aimed at allowing leave donated under Federal Leave-Share provisions to be considered tax deductible. The aim is to increase leave donated to increase Federal productivity by limiting use-or-lose leave, while increasing the amount of leave available for qualified leave-share recipients to use to cope with illness,… Read more »

Non-Emergency 311 Centers Can Save Lives

When disasters strike towns and cities, 911 centers quickly become inundated with calls beyond those that are truly life-threatening situations. The result is that emergency response is delayed which can sometimes lead to deadly consequences. A case in point is a story in the New York Post about how New York City’s 911 center was… Read more »

Feds Feed Families is Back – Dig Deep My Fellow Govies!!!

The U.S. Office of Personnel Management is launching the third annual Feds Feed Families campaign, starting June 1 and running through August 31. This year’s goal is to collect 2 milion pounds of non-perishable goods for the nation’s food banks. I hope that everyone will join in this campaign, even our state and local comrades…. Read more »

Donate Clothing to Local Veterans in Need

Happy Holidays to All of You!!!! And now a favor to ask… I work at a Veterans Affairs hospital here in Pittsburgh and was talking to some of the veteran patients today. Many of them, especially in our homeless rehab programs, come in with very little clothing and some have extended stays in the hospital…. Read more »

If anyone here is going to FOSE 2009, please consider donating any old (Verizon) cell phone(s) to HopeLine

FOSE 2009, GovSec 2009 and U.S. Law 2009 have partnered with Verizon Wireless to support HopeLine®. HopeLine® phones are provided to participating domestic violence agencies and organizations nationwide for use by victims and survivors as they rebuild their lives. While at FOSE, GovSec, U.S. Law and Ready, please remember to bring your old phone* and… Read more »