Combined Federal Campaign-Overseas Names Winners of First Annual Art Competition

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Combined Federal Campaign-Overseas Names Winners of First Annual Art Competition

Seven Grand Prize Winners, All K-6 Students, Help Inspire Giving for the CFC 50th Anniversary
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The CFC-O today named the winners of the first Elementary School Art Contest. Judges selected seven Grand Prize winners from the kindergarten through sixth-grade level in Department of Defense Dependent Schools (DoDDS). Contestants offered their original art to help inspire giving for the CFC 50th Anniversary, illustrating the theme: Make a World of Difference.

 

Friday, September 30, 2011 - 10:34am

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(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) Alexandria, VA  - September 30, 2011 - The Combined Federal Campaign-Overseas  (CFC-O), managed by Global Impact, announced today the winners of the inaugural CFC-O Elementary School Art Contest. Contest judges recognized seven Grand Prize recipients from entries received at the kindergarten through sixth-grade level in Department of Defense Dependent Schools (DoDDS). Contestants submitted original artwork to help inspire giving for the CFC 50th Anniversary, tailoring their drawings to illustrate the contest theme: Make a World of Difference

The CFC-O Local Federal Coordinating Committee (LFCC) in Washington, DC, chose one winner from each grade level to receive a framed copy of their illustration and an Award Certificate signed by Louis Torchia, Executive Director of the CFC-O LFCC. Winning submissions will be featured in CFC-O promotional materials, on Facebook and on other websites, throughout the campaign. 
 
“The outstanding participation, and the quality of the art submitted, models the spirit of giving we hoped to inspire with the First Annual Art Competition,” said Victoria Adams, Executive Director of the CFC-O. “Each drawing reminds us that we can each Make a World of Difference, at any age, time or place throughout our wider communities. This message particularly resonates as we celebrate the CFC’s 50th year helping those whose needs are greatest.”
 
The Grand Prize Winners are:
·         Kindergarten - Hallie Horrocks, Geilenkirchen Elementary School
·         Grade 1 - Jhiro Alba, Jack N. Darby Elementary School
·         Grade 2 - Leilah Cardwell, Geilenkirchen Elementary School
·         Grade 3 - Nicole Key, John O. Arnn Elementary School
·         Grade 4 - Alyssa Diaz, AFNORTH Elementary School
·         Grade 5 - Jordan Hale-Brown, Garmisch Elementary School
·         Grade 6 - Ingrid Wolfe, Shirley Lanham Elementary School
 
About the CFC and CFC-O
Dedicated uniformed and civilian personnel demonstrate their generosity each and every day with service to our country and by joining together to help people and communities in need through the Department of Defense Combined Federal Campaign-Overseas (CFC-O). The
CFC-O, managed by Global Impact, is one of the most successful charitable workplace giving campaigns in the world. The five combatant commands raised more than $13.8 million in 2010 to reach out with life-saving and life-enriching services benefiting millions of people. For more information, visit www.cfcoverseas.org. Follow the campaign on Facebook and Twitter.
 
About Global Impact
Global Impact raises funds to meet critical humanitarian needs around the world. Global Impact supports an alliance of 58 U.S.-based international charities through innovative partnerships and employee giving programs and provides solutions to meet the unique giving needs of organizations and donors. Additionally, Global Impact distributes charitable donations for some of America’s top corporations and manages two of the world’s largest workplace giving campaigns: the Combined Federal Campaign of the National Capital Area and the Combined Federal Campaign-Overseas. Since 1956, Global Impact has generated more than $1.3 billion to assure help for the world’s most vulnerable people. Learn more at www.charity.org.
 
Contact for more information:
Global Impact
Ann Canela
Director, Marketing & Communications
Tel: 703-717-5221
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Keywords: Volunteerism & Community Engagement | CFC. CFC-O | Combined Federal Campaign-Overseas | Global Impact | Make a World of Difference | elementary school art contest

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