2021 Commonwealth of Virginia Campaign

The CVC campaign is now over. However, you can still make a credit card contribution by following the steps below.

The Commonwealth of Virginia Campaign (CVC) is the annual charity drive for employees of the Commonwealth of Virginia. VCU's annual campaign dates are October 1 through December 17, 2021.

Why give to the CVC?

  • All charities participating in the CVC have been pre-screened to ensure that they are fiscally sound and that they perform the services stated.
  • Payroll deduction allows you to budget your contribution throughout the year through regular automated giving. Payroll deductions made during the 2021 campaign will begin in January 2022 and end December of 2022.
  • The CVC operates for and by state employees under the Executive Order of the Governor.
  • There are many opportunities to give. The CVC accepts credit card or payroll deduction.

How to give

Virginia Commonwealth University - University employees: Make a pledge online. For more information, please contact Cindi Phares at worklife@vcu.edu 

VCU Health employees: Make a pledge online.. For more information, please contact Jack Carmichael at jack.carmichael@vcuhealth.org 


Contact your local CVC Agency Coordinator listed below:

VCU: Cindi Phares, VCU Human Resources, at worklife@vcu.edu 

VCU Health: Jack Carmichael, Office of Development and Alumni Relations, at jack.carmichael@vcuhealth.org 

CVC offers a charity directory search tool.  If you have given directly to a CVC participating charity during the campaign and wish to report it, please contact your CVC Agency Coordinator (listed above). 

Follow CVC on Social Media: 
Participating VCU charities

Center for Human-Animal Interaction VCU (code 200018) 
The Center for Human-Animal Interaction enhances health and wellbeing through Animal Assisted Therapy (AAT) and pet visitation.  The volunteer Dogs On Call therapy teams provide comfort and warmth to patients, families and staff at VCU Health.  Dogs on Call teams also provide much-needed stress relief to students during exams and increase therapy dog awareness in the surrounding community.  

Children's Hospital Foundation (code 200083)
Children's Hospital Foundation is dedicated to funding and advocating for pediatric initiatives that improve the status of health care and the quality of life for children in our region. The Foundation provides support for the programs and initiatives of Children's Hospital of Richmond at VCU and the children it serves each year, as well as other pediatric health care programs in the community.

Loftis Bereavement Fund (#200078)
The Loftis Fund provides financial support for families of patients who die in the VCU Medical Center who need assistance with burial expenses.  The Fund also provides bereavement education for VCU Health Employees as well as partial sponsorship of the annual statewide Good Grief Conference, now in its 29th year.  The Good Grief Conference is jointly sponsored by the Department of Patient Counseling (College of Health Professions), the Department of Pastoral Care (VCU Medical Center) and the Education Department of VCU Health. 

Massey Cancer Center MCV/VCU (code 200094)
The VCU Massey Cancer Center is leading and shaping the nation's fight against cancer. With innovative research and cutting-edge, compassionate patient care, Massey is relentless in the pursuit of eradicating death and suffering caused by cancer.. 

Ronald McDonald House Charities of Richmond (code 200039)
Ronald McDonald House Charities of Richmond provides a home away from home for seriously ill children and their families by providing a way that they can stay together and stay focused on their child's well being.  In addition to the Ronald McDonald House, there are three Ronald McDonald Family Rooms footsteps from the PICU for families of the most critically ill patients at Children's Hospital of VCU and the Ronald McDonald House Sibling Center at VCU Health's Children's Pavilion.

VCU Parkinson's and Movement Disorder Center (code 200099)
The VCU Parkinson's and Movement Disorders Center strives to be a premier model for improving the lives of individuals with movement disorders, their families, and the community by its commitment to excellence in comprehensive interdisciplinary clinical care, transition research and education and outreach. Donations help bring new treatments through groundbreaking research and valuable assistance to patients and their  families through support groups and educational seminars.

Virginia Council on Economic Education (VCEE) (code 200143) 
VCEE promotes the economic and financial literacy of Virginia's K-12 students by training teachers, providing classroom materials and actively advocating economic education in the Commonwealth.