How far does your donation go?
Several CFC-supported charities and organizations have provided dollar statements to show the impact of your pledge! Check out some of these examples below to see how much of a difference your donation can make.
Education (week of Sept. 19)
$50 Fills a child’s backpack with school supplies, helping a new student feel ready to learn.
$91 Provides 6 months of training for a teacher in the developing world.
$120 Introduces four girls to leaders in the scientific field to develop an interest in STEM.
Global Health (week of Sept. 26)
$10 Protects a healthcare worker in Africa with a certified facemask, eye protection, and 5 pairs of sterile gloves.
$25 Restores sight for a patient with correctable blindness.
$750 Installs a solar-powered well to bring clean, safe water into a community without a sanitary water source.
Housing & Shelter (week of Oct. 3)
$18 Buys a 50 lbs. box of nails to help build a new home for a family in need.
$49 Shelters a homeless child for a week.
$80 Constructs a shelter for a refugee family.
Disaster & Crisis Response (week of Oct. 10)
$30 Trains 10 individuals to manage community risks and prepare for disasters.
$250 Outfits a firefighter with a helmet designed to protect from falling debris, injury, and extreme heat.
$600 Distributes 12 Disaster Relief Kits that contain food, clean water, medicine, and blankets.
End Poverty (week of Oct. 17)
$20 Gifts a family a flock of chicks, providing a source of nutrition and income for years to come.
$480 Buys a starting inventory of clothing for a small business.
$1,500 Supports 25 women to create and participate in Savings with Education groups.
Arts & Humanities (week of Oct. 24)
$36 Translates photo captions to honor and remember Holocaust survivors.
$50 Equips a teacher with resources to educate 150 students about major historical events.
$188 Boosts a child's confidence through 12 weeks of professional voice, dance, or acting training.
Animal Welfare (week of Oct. 31)
$25 Examines, vaccinates, and treats one rescue animal for fleas and worms.
$50 Medicates and feeds two injured wild animals for an entire month of recovery.
$100 Funds the research, production, and distribution of one report on the impacts of wild animal trafficking.
Military & Veterans Services (week of Nov. 7)
$59 Films a deployed service member reading a bedtime story and sends it to their children.
$100 Puts one of our nation's heroes in the stands of a major sporting event.
Children & Family Support (week of Nov. 14)
$50 Wraps warm, cozy blankets around 10 children displaced by conflict.
$150 Trains 10 pediatricians to identify the signs of child abuse and trauma.
$260 Provides a princess makeover for a critically ill little girl.
Food & Nutrition (week of Nov. 21)
$40 Improves farming standards with one hour of research on sustainable practices.
$45 Provides life-saving treatment for a severely undernourished child.
$50 Serves 150 nutritious meals at a school food pantry.
Human Rights (week of Dec. 5)
$50 Prints know-your-rights pamphlets for an LGBTIQ community center to distribute.
$60 Educates an entire classroom on the history of human rights.
$180 Sponsors one rescue boat to liberate 15 children from slavery in the fishing industry.
Environmental Protection (week of Dec. 12)
$20 Removes one pound of trash from the ocean.
$28 Provides 4 water testing kits to identify pollution hot spots.
$75 Offsets 1,000 pounds of carbon in the air.
Mental Wellness (week of Dec. 19)
$20 Screens 16 individuals for a mental health condition before a point of crisis.
$25 Helps teach summer camp kids how to form positive relationships
$400 Supports a whole senior community with a month of wellness classes.
Community Improvement (week of Dec. 26)
$50 Funds a daylong voter registration drive.
$150 Hosts a dance workshop for survivors of domestic abuse, boosting self-confidence through movement.
$300 Trains six court officials in sexual violence and women's rights laws.
Medical Research (week of Jan. 2)
$100 Prints 400 guides to teach caregivers how to protect children from skin cancer.
$200 Funds 2 hours of research to accelerate a cure for brain cancer.
$240 Sponsors a lab scientist for one day of disease-specific research.