How far does your donation go?
Several CFC-supported charities and organizations have provided statistics to show exactly what happens with a pledge! Check out some of these examples below to see how much of a difference your donation makes.
Additional statements will be included as they are received throughout the 2018 Campaign. Come back soon for more insight!
Animal Related$35 provides one rescue dog with a warm bed. $108 helps save critically endangered animals. $125 sponsors a pet adopting at a local humane shelter.
Education$10 buys 50 books for preschoolers in a metropolitan area. $50 fills four backpacks with school supplies for kids in military families. $50 sends a box of books to a classroom in Africa. $50 tutors a child in reading and writing for an entire year. $80 ships 20 pounds of reading materials overseas. $100 buys 50 children's books to promote literacy.
Employment$10 provides a woman with develop basic technology skills, a new suit, and career counseling to help secure her job placement. $35 creates a new resume for a job seeker. $50 secures jobs for four veterans. $300 pays for a service member to attend a career opportunity day, helping them reintegrate into the private sector.
Environment$25 protects 25-feet coastline. $100 plants 100 trees.
Food, Agriculture & Nutrition$25 buys garden seeds and tools for two families. $25 provides two chickens to give children and families a lasting source of income and nutrition. $80 purchases chickens and goats for a family to produce eggs and milk. $125 provides a family in poverty with goats and a garden starter kit.
Health Care$65 vaccinates a single person to prevent or fight off malaria. $100 buys three first-aid kits, 24 blankets, and 10 surgical scissors used for basic and emergency health care.
Housing & Shelter$53 provides a safe and secure place to stay overnight for women leaving domestic violence. $100 buys one toilet, two hard hats, and three hammers to support housing development for families across the United States. $100 provides an abandoned child with food and shelter for one week. $1950 improves a home for an entire family, including furniture, electricity, structure stabilization, glass windows, and indoor plumbing.
Human Services$5 provides 25 meals for a family of four. $35 provides an individual with hearing loss access to educational opportunities, discounts on products, support, and more. $100 buys 10 mosquito nets to protect families in Africa from the transmission of malaria. $150 buys a crib and a mattress for new parents.
International, Foreign Affairs & National Security$10 feeds a child in a refugee camp for three weeks.
Medical Research$50 provides an hour of medical research. $50 supports current cancer research and evaluation for new drugs.
Mental Health & Crisis Intervention$30 provides one 30-minute crisis line chat for a troubled teen. $85 supports a four-day summer camp for an at-risk young woman, helping her to gain self-confidence, acquire life skills, and learn to protect herself.
Philanthropy, Voluntarism & Grant Making Foundations$500 provides accommodations for a family with a child being treated for cancer.
Public & Societal Benefit$150 establishes a waste management facility for a school in a developing country. $620 builds a new bathroom for a family in Nicaragua - with running water, plumbing, and proper clean facilities.
Public Safety, Disaster Preparedness Relief$30 provides a family of three with health kits following a disaster. $250 buys a helmet for a rescue worker.
Recreation & Sports$10 provides one hour of after-school sports coaching for public school kids in a metropolitan area.
Religion-Related$5 buys one new Bible. $50 provides training resources for two college campuses to organize a day of interfaith youth service.
Youth Development$50 provides a week’s worth of supplies for a student attending a summer camp for development. $60 provides take-home rations for girls enrolled at school for six months; allowing her to continue education without worrying about feeding herself or her family. $100 pays for a year of after school enrichment for a middle schooler in a metropolitan area. $240 provides a child with access to a computer skills class.