For Immediate Release — May 29, 2020 | Pacific
OKINAWA — May 29, 2020 — The DoDEA Pacific Region Office, located at Torii Station in Okinawa, Japan, was recently awarded the 2019 Combined Federal Campaign - Overseas Platinum Award.
According to the CFC-O website, the Platinum Award honors units that achieve 85 percent participation or $200 per capita. It is the highest unit award CFC-O recognizes.
“We are proud to have received this award,” said DoDEA Pacific Chief of Staff Todd Schiltz. “DoDEA Pacific Region Office takes great pride in supporting our employees’ generous philanthropic giving through CFC-O. It’s amazing to think about the impact our pledges have made, benefiting non-profit organizations around the world.”
The CFC is one of the world’s largest and most successful annual workplace charity campaigns and has raised more than $8 billion for charitable organizations. A federal workplace giving tradition, the CFC raises millions of dollars each year to help neighbors in need around the corner, across the nation, and throughout the world.
DoDEA plans, directs, coordinates, and manages pre-kindergarten through 12th grade education programs for school-aged children of Department of Defense personnel who would otherwise not have access to high-quality public education. DoDEA schools are located in Europe, the Pacific, Western Asia, the Middle East, Cuba, the United States, Guam, and Puerto Rico. DoDEA also provides support and resources to Local Educational Activities throughout the United States that serve children of military families.