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Tuesday, February 5, 2019
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NEWS: OPM Extends CFC Solicitation Period

WASHINGTON, DC - The Office of Personnel Management (OPM) announced today that it has extended the Combined Federal Campaign (CFC) 2018 solicitation period until February 22, 2019.

Donors can go online to to pledge or submit a paper pledge form to the campaign worker in their department, agency, or office. Gifts made through this period will begin to flow to charities as scheduled on April 1, 2019.  Payroll deductions for these gifts will begin in the next available pay period after the extension ends.

OPM has also extended the 2019 charity application deadline until Feb. 22.

Individuals with questions about the 2018 campaign or their pledges may visit or call the CFC Help Desk at 800-797-0098.

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