The State Worker

Chronicling civil-service life for California state workers

August 31, 2010
State employees' charity sets Thursday for Capitol kick-off event

Thumbnail image for 100830 checkbook2.gifThe California State Employees Charitable Campaign has scheduled its annual Kick-Off Event for this Thursday on the Capitol's West Steps from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

The event will feature than 100 nonprofits that will share their missions, goals and volunteer opportunities. Organizers also plan entertainment by the Shnoogie Brothers, a rock and blues band made up of state workers.

CSECC started in 1957 as a sort of one-stop shop for state workers to support charities. Last year state workers pledged more than than $8.7 million via 31 regional campaigns conducted by the organization. Click here for more information about the SCECC and charities that it assists.


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