Commonwealth of Virginia Campaign
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 9 through December 21.
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.
- 100% of your designated contribution goes to the charity or charities stated. No administrative fees are taken by the CVC on designated contributions through workplace giving.
- The CVC operates for and by state employees under the Executive Order of the Governor.
- There are many opportunities to give. The CVC accepts cash, check, or payroll deduction.
How to give
Contact your Campaign Associate or one of the below.
Debbie Fitzgerald, Chair, University
Marie Greenwood, Chair, VCU Health
Kenzie Carter, HR CVC Associate, VCU Health
CVC offers a list of all participating charities. Employees who have given directly to a CVC participating charity during the campaign or have given through recent hurricane drives can report their donation to the CVC campaign.
VCU Team "Rams for Memory" forming for the Walk to End Alzheimer's. Any funds raised by the team count towards VCU's Commonwealth of Virginia Campaign. To join the team, visit act.alz.org/site/TR/Walk2017/VA-GreaterRichmond?team_id=407827&pg=team&fr_id=10175
Payroll deductions made during the campaign will begin in January 2018 and end December of 2018.
Participating VCU charities
Association for the Support of Children with Cancer (ASK) (code 003281)
ASK is dedicated to making life better for children with cancer and serious blood disorders by providing emotional, social, spiritual and financial support to children being treated at the Children's Hospital of Richmond at VCU.
Center for Human-Animal Interaction (code 003087)
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 003622)
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 (code 003592)
The Loftis Memorial Bereavement Fund provides assistance with burial and funeral expenses for bereaved families, bereavement materials for families and staff, and educational programming in the areas of death and dying, and grief and bereavement.
Massey Cancer Center (code 003657)
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 003274)
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 003674)
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 (code 003940)
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.
Virginia State Employee Emergency Fund (code 003040)
The VSEAF provides financial support to employees of the Commonwealth who are experiencing hardship due to an unplanned emergency such as sudden illness, injury, and/or damage to their dwelling.