VA Nebraska-Western Iowa Health Care System
NEWS RELEASE: Lincoln VA Staff Recognized for Largest Dollar Increase in CFC Donations
January 31, 2013
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
Veterans Affairs Staff Increase Donations by 64 Percent
To Lincoln, Lancaster 2013 Combined Federal Campaign
Recognized for Largest Dollar Increase of $10,602
OMAHA, Neb., — Employees at the Department of Veterans Affairs health care clinic in Lincoln, Neb., were honored at a ceremony Jan. 30 for increasing their overall contributions by $10,602.79 – the largest dollar increase in the Lincoln and Lancaster County 2012 Combined Federal Campaign.
VA Nebraska-Western Iowa Health Care System, Lincoln employees contributed $27,025. This was 64 percent more than their cumulative 2011 contributions.
They were also honored for the second largest percentage increase in participation from the 2011 campaign.
This was part of $254,800 that federal agencies contributed to the overall campaign.
Maxine Moul, the Lincoln and Lancaster County CFC chair, said, “We are proud of the generosity of our employees in Lincoln and Lancaster County.”
The CFC is the world’s largest and most-successful annual workplace charitable giving campaign, with more than 200 campaigns nationwide, which raises millions of dollars each year. Federal employees had a choice of more than 2,600 approved nonprofit agencies worldwide.
About VA Nebraska-Western Iowa Health Care System
The VA Nebraska-Western Iowa Health Care System’s mission is to honor America’s Veterans by providing exceptional health care that improves their health and well-being. VA NWIHCS employees serve more than 161,000 Veterans in Nebraska, western Iowa and portions of Kansas and Missouri. The system includes a tertiary medical center in Omaha and a Community Living Center in Grand Island, Neb. Community-based outpatient clinics are located in Lincoln, Grand Island, North Platte, Norfolk, and Bellevue, Neb., and Shenandoah, Iowa; and a contract outreach clinic in O’Neill, Neb. For more information, visit http://www.nebraska.va.gov
For further information, contact:
Will Ackerman -- Public Affairs Officer, VA Nebraska-Western Iowa Health Care System
Office: (402) 995-4719; Cell: (402) 332-6780