Federal workers, including postal employees, can use the Combined Federal Campaign’s online giving portal to make donations through June 30.
Federal Campaign has reopened so federal employees can contribute to charities
during the coronavirus pandemic.
be made from April 20 through June 30.
Office of Personnel Management, which runs the campaign, also known as the CFC,
is offering the special solicitation period to support charities as they face
unprecedented challenges due to COVID-19.
Employees may use the online donation portal, https://cfcgiving.opm.gov/welcome,
or the new CFC Giving mobile app, available for Apple and Android devices, to
make a charitable donation to more than 6,000 CFC member charities.
make a one-time or recurring pledge. However, they cannot change payroll
deductions made during the previous campaign cycle, which ended January 12 for
the 2019-20 cycle.
Thursday, April 30, 2020
Wednesday, April 29, 2020
Monday, April 27, 2020
Saturday, April 25, 2020
The Postal Service is reminding employees to avoid taking photos or videos of their workplace to share on social media, especially during the coronavirus pandemic.
During this challenging time, employees may want to post images of the inside or outside of the facility where they work, and share workplace stories with friends and loved ones.
However, workplace images may contain information that is not meant to be seen by the public. In addition, others in the facility have a right to privacy and must give consent to have their images posted on social media.
The Postal Service’s outlines the organization’s social media policy and what is — and what isn’t — allowed to be shared online, while has guidance on photography and video.
Employees with questions should speak to a manager or supervisor.
Friday, April 24, 2020
Thursday, April 23, 2020
Pompano Beach Manager, Customer Service Operations Frank Mariano (left) and Fort Lauderdale Manager, Customer Service Operations Juan Febres (right) preparing a shipment of gloves for their respective offices. Photo: Fort Lauderdale Customer Relaltions Coordinator Edwin Vivas
The U.S. Postal Service is proud of the work our more than 600,000 employees play in processing, transporting, and delivering mail and packages for the American public. We provide a vital public service that is a part of this nation’s critical infrastructure. The Postal Service has a dedicated Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Command Response leadership team that is focusing on employee and customer safety in conjunction with operational and business continuity during this unprecedented epidemic.
To reduce health risks for our employees and customers and to safeguard our operational and business continuity, the Postal Service is doing the following:
- Ensuring millions of masks, gloves and cleaning and sanitizing products are available and distributed to more than 30,000 locations every day through our Postal Service supply chain.
- Reinforcing workplace behaviors to ensure that contact among our employees and with our customers reflects the best guidance regarding healthy interactions, social distancing, and risk minimization.
- Issuing a daily cadence of employee talks, articles, videos, and other communications to ensure employees have the latest information and guidance.
Wednesday, April 22, 2020
Tuesday, April 21, 2020
Fort Lauderdale Postmaster David Guiney (right) presented Fort Lauderdale Business Mail Entry Unit (BMEU) Technician Albert Bakari (center) with his 35-year Service Award and pin. Also pictured is A/Manager, Marketing Joycelynn King. Guiney and King thanked Bakari for his years of loyalty and dedication to the Postal Service.
Photo: Fort Lauderdale Customer Relations Coordinator Edwin Vivas
Monday, April 20, 2020
Milam Dairy Branch Letter Carrier Gary Concepcion invented a portable washing station inside a plastic crate. The station includes water with a soap dispenser, hand sanitizer, and paper towels so he can maintain his safety while delivering mail and packages to his Miami customers.
Friday, April 17, 2020
Miami Buena Vista Carrier Annex Manager, Customer Services Reshonda Franklin (not pictured) recognizes Letter Carrier Rickie Mobley (pictured) with his 40-year Service Award and Pin.
Photo: Miami Customer Relations Coordinator Mirtha Uriarte
Photo: Miami Customer Relations Coordinator Mirtha Uriarte
Thursday, April 16, 2020
A Miami customer, who is a local school teacher, gave her students a writing assignment to show their appreciation for letter carriers. She presented Olympia Heights Branch Manager, Customer Services Dorothy Rhodes with the below letters of appreciation from her students. Rhodes is reading students’ letters to her employees during daily Stand Up Talks on the importance of frequent hand washing and sanitizing during COVID-19.
Excerpt: “Can I just tell you, you’re awesome. I hope reading this can make your day just a little better. By the way you look amazing today sweetie. Thank you so much!!!”
Excerpt: “I know it's gotta be hard to have to be going to work while having an outbreak like this going on. People like me really find you helpful, I need to order all my drumsticks online now because all malls and music stores that have the pair I use are closed.”
Excerpt: “I hope you are doing everything you can to protect yourself at work. I know wearing gloves helps washing your hands as often as possible, and using hand sanitizer helps kill the virus between hand washes.”
Wednesday, April 15, 2020
Tuesday, April 14, 2020
Seven-year-old James Irizarry placed in his mailbox this coloring page to let Fort Lauderdale Letter Carrier Milton Semiglia know that “not all heroes wear capes.” Semiglia delivers mail from the Everglades Branch. James is the son of Weston Branch Manager, Customer Services James Irizarry and South Florida District Manager, Learning Development and Diversity Myriam Irizarry.
Monday, April 13, 2020
Sunday, April 12, 2020
Saturday, April 11, 2020
Postal employees are working hard to ensure their customers stay connected through the mail. Whether it is medication, a package, paycheck, bill or card, Miami, FL, Jose Marti Branch Letter Carrier Demetria Foster represents all employees who understand the importance of every piece of mail. Photo: Miami Customer Relations Coordinator Mirtha Uriarte
Friday, April 10, 2020
Tour 1 Electronic Technician (ET) Leonard Carrancho (above) sports protective gear.
Tour 1 Laborer/Custodian Orson Headen (above) gives a thumbs up after completing his maintenance route.
Highway Contract Route (HCR) Driver Gabriel Ordaz (above) wears a mask for protection and gives a thumbs up for encouragement.
Tour 1 Motor Vehicle Services (MVS) Spotter David Dallas, Sr. (above) prepares to pick up his trailer of mail.
Tour 3 Mail Processor Nicole Bond (above) wears a mask and gloves at the Delivery Bar Code Sorter (DBCS).
Tour 1 Mail Handler Gwendolyn Chambers (above) stops her tow motor to give a thumbs up in between transporting mail from the platform to mail processing operations.