Beaufort News

United Way accepting applications for campaign

The deadline for nonprofit health and human-service organizations in Beaufort, Hampton, Jasper and surrounding counties to apply for the annual Combined Federal Campaign has been extended.

The campaign is the only authorized workplace solicitation of military and federal employees.

Applicants must demonstrate a substantial local presence and meet eligibility and public accountability standards, according to a news release from the United Way of the Lowcountry, which administers the program. They will be included in the CFC Contributor's Guide, which individuals use to select the charities to give to, the release said.

Applications are available from Pamela Reading-Smith at the United Way office in Beaufort at 843-982-3040 or online at www.opm.gov/cfc. Applications must be sent to United Way's Beaufort office by 5 p.m. March 18.

Details: Call Reading-Smith at 843-982-3040.

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