For Immediate Release
Contact: Rob Grant, Communications Director
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Amanda Greenberg, Communications Coordinator
“As an organization dedicated to improving the quality of life for children, adolescents and their families, AACAP is pleased to be chosen as one of the charities to participate in the CFC,” said Executive Director Virginia Anthony. “Having the opportunity to benefit from this campaign, allows us to continue our leadership for more research and better access to improved treatments.”
MHAROA is the only federation of charities designed to receive and distribute CFC funding specifically to mental health – focused initiatives. Starting in September and continue through the end of the year, mental health organizations are highlighted for federal employees interested in giving to such groups. As an MHAROA member, AACAP is recognized as one of the nation’s top charities committed to helping people and organizations address the daily struggles facing human beings.
The CFC has been in operation for more than 40 years and is the only and most successful charitable giving program permitted in the federal workplace. Nearly four million federal workers are eligible to donate to CFC certified charities. These employees generously support those organizations they feel strongly about giving a combined total of more than $270 million each year.
To view a full list of Member Charities, please visit MHAROA’s Web site.
MHAROA helps qualified mental health-focused charities develop effective fund raising strategies. MHAROA’s access to national and state-focused workplace giving campaigns provides organizations with a tangible resource to build program capacity and fund specific initiatives. Our member charities address mental health, addiction and developmental disability issues including: clinical care, education (for professionals and consumers), research, public policy at the national and state-level, and public awareness. MHAROA is a US-based, non-profit organization governed by a volunteer board of directors. To find out how to join MHAROA visit us at: www.mhfederation.org. (CFC # 11591)
Representing over 7,500 child and adolescent psychiatrists nationwide, the
AACAP Members actively research, diagnose and treat psychiatric disorders affecting children, adolescents and their families. For more information please visit www.aacap.org.