Entries by Robyn Kehoe

It’s the first day of Summer! Are you ready?

It’s time for summer picnics, ballgames, beach days, and more! Before you head out to enjoy the sun and fun, be sure you’re prepared for summer hazards. The National Weather Service provides safety tips and education for a variety of summer weather risks, like excessive heat, lightning, tornadoes, and rip currents. FEEA wants you and […]

Campaign Update: We’re still $23,000 shy of our goal

Huge thank you to all those who have already contributed to our June fundraising campaign. Our goal is to raise $50,000 ($25,000 from individuals and organizations and $25,000 from a matching gift from the Blue Cross Blue Shield Federal Employee Program) this month. This $50,000 will greatly help us be there for federal employees and […]

Are you hurricane ready?

Hurricane season 2018 started on June 1. As we know from last year’s active hurricane season, even storms that are downgraded from Hurricane to Tropical Storm can still wreak havoc with wind and water. Learn more about how you can stay safe during hurricanes at https://www.weather.gov/safety/hurricane-plan. Last year, FEEA responded to Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and […]

Happy Flag Day!

Today we celebrate the Stars and Stripes, our national symbol of unity and freedom. FEEA also celebrates the contributions of all the patriotic federal employees who serve our country every day, in and out of uniform. FEEA is the only independent, national, charity for federal employees and by federal employees. All FEEA’s programs, are made […]

This is National Men’s Health Week!

National Men’s Health Week is all about encouraging men and boys to be active, choose a healthy lifestyle, and get screened for health issues that commonly affect them. Check out the CDC’s site for more information. Meet Jim*. Jim suffers from heart disease and has made some lifestyle changes after a recent heart attack. He […]

You Can Double Your Donation in June!

Now is the time to take advantage our matching gift program with the Blue Cross Blue Shield Federal Employee Program (BCBS)! For every dollar our supporters donate in the month of June, BCBS will match their tax deductible gift dollar for dollar, doubling the gift to FEEA up to $25,000. Won’t you help us meet […]

Did you know FEEA has helped more than 10,000 students go to college?

Federal families know the importance for many careers of getting a college degree. On this National Higher Education Day, FEEA celebrates the more than 10,000 merit-based college scholarships we have awarded to help federal employees and their family members achieve their goals. Last year, we helped Sarah, a federal employee from Massachusetts, get a Masters […]

Help Feds Twice as Much in June!

We are excited to announce that the Blue Cross Blue Shield Federal Employee Program (BCBS) has generously provided $25,000 in matching gift funds to FEEA for use in June! This means for every dollar you donate, BCBS will match your tax deductible gift dollar for dollar, doubling your gift to FEEA. Won’t you help us […]

Do you know how Facebook has changed its algorithm?

You may have read in the press over the last several months that Facebook has updated its algorithm. This is the formula they use to decide what shows up in your Facebook feed. These changes have affected the way nonprofits use Facebook to share information about their programs and impact. In short, while our number […]