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2017 CFC Guide

CFC is your opportunity to give to local and national charities through your payroll.  Millions of dollars are donated annually. From Sept to December, you can choose the CFC organizations you'd like to support. Inside this guide are many local options that touch the lives daily of local military and their families.

Passionate service

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Passionate service

For almost a quarter of a century, the Madigan Foundation has steadfastly worked to make the lives of servicemembers, their families, retirees and the Madigan Army Medical Center's staff better.

Ready to fly

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Ready to fly

"As I type this, Civil Air Patrol members have mobilized to provide assistance with relief efforts for Hurricane Harvey," wrote Maj. Michael Moore, the Washington Wing Director of Recruiting and Retention.

The strength of compassion

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The strength of compassion

Begun in 1888 when Tacoma was a frontier town, an inebriated logger brought a bear cub to the corner of 8th and Pacific Ave., where he began to kick the animal.

On the minute

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On the minute

"It didn't take long to hear back," wrote Dawn Gibbs in an email.

Fast and smart

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Fast and smart

The Washington State Animal Response Team (WASART) is built for speed, comes with technical know-how, and is not afraid to get wet or go over a cliff.

A Godsend and detergent

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A Godsend and detergent

The two Fisher Houses on Joint Base Lewis-McChord are a Godsend.

The outdoors rocks

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The outdoors rocks

Begun in 1979 at Snoqualmie Pass in order to teach 15 children with disabilities to ski, the Seattle-based foundation is dedicated to bringing children and adults with disabilities into the outdoors.

Blanketeers to the rescue

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Blanketeers to the rescue

With his security blanket over his shoulder, Linus van Pelt, the loveable Charles M. Schulz's Peanuts comic strip character, lives on in the work of Project Linus.

Connected to you

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Connected to you

Connections are fulfilling, and the United Service Organizations Northwest strengthens America's servicemembers by keeping them connected to family, home and country.

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