February 12, 2019
By Maryann Lawlor
“I never thought that I would have to go to the food bank. We would always donate, because a lot of families out there don’t have the luxuries we have. I’ve been through four furloughs. This is the first time that I’ve needed to reach out for help,” says Michael Westmoreland, furloughed Coast Guard worker.

AFCEA chapters got to the heart of the matter of the recent partial government shutdown by responding to the immediate needs of federal workers and contractors with contributions to assistance organizations.

To ease the strain on resources the influx of families in need of food, the Energy and Earth Sciences Chapter donated $5,000 to the Maryland Food Bank (MFB). Its donation was matched by an individual AFCEAN.

December 13, 2011
By Rachel Eisenhower

Looking for a way to spread holiday cheer? With the Donation Connection app for iPhone, giving back to your favorite charity is only a tap away. The program, developed by Rosetta Mobile, generates a list of all participating charities right on your mobile phone. Simply download the app, scroll through the list and tap your choice to donate. Whatever dollar amount you choose will be charged directly to your wireless bill or deducted from your prepaid balance. In addition, you can spread the word about your favorite cause using links to Facebook and Twitter. One tap can change the world.