Entries by Robyn Kehoe

Honoring Our Flag

On this day 242 years ago, the Continental Congress adopted the stars and stripes flag design as the official symbol of our new country’s unity and freedom. Today, we celebrate our flag and the patriotic federal employees who serve under it, both in and out of uniform.

Shutdown + Surgery = Financial Woes

A medical crisis can often cause loss of income as well as unexpected expenses, even with good insurance. During the #shutdown earlier this year, FEEA provided an emergency hardship loan to Nicole* after she had to have emergency surgery while furloughed. The lack of income made it difficult for her to manage the hospital co-pays and […]

It’s Men’s Health Week!

We’re encouraging men to celebrate Men’s Health Week by paying attention to their health, getting active, and getting screened. Check out this handy screening guide from Men’s Health Network and find more information on NIH’s Men’s Health page. You can find more resources for staying active and healthy on FEEA’s #FEDLifeHacks Health & Wellness page.

Help FEEA Celebrate Higher Education Day!

Today is National Higher Education Day, and FEEA is celebrating by helping to make college more affordable for federal families with our merit-based scholarship program. Will you help us continue this work, and all our work for feds and their families by making a donation today? DOUBLE YOUR DONATION this month only, thanks to Blue Cross […]

Will You Help Us Continue to Make a Difference for Feds?

  This month, BlueCross BlueShield is continuing its commitment to feds by pledging to match — dollar-for-dollar — all individual donations made to FEEA in June, up to $25,000. Will You help us take advantage of this generous gift by making your donation today? In January and February, FEEA assisted more than 3,000 lower-income federal […]