AMS and the Combined Federal Campaign
For many years, the Archdiocese for the Military Services, USA (AMS) has been an approved Combined Federal Campaign (CFC) charity. Due to a clerical error and failed communications with the CFC, the AMS has been denied participation as a charitable organization for the 2016 CFC taking place this fall.
In conjunction with the triennial National Collection for the AMS to be taken up November 5–6 throughout most of the dioceses in the United States, the faithful of the Archdiocese are encouraged to participate in the AMS Appeal the same weekend. Military personnel and their families will have the opportunity to contribute independently by sending individual donations to the Archdiocese for the Military Services, USA Appeal or making a gift online at www.milarch.org/AMSAppeal. The full amount of donations made through the Appeal will be received by the AMS with no percentage of fees deducted for the CFC’s overhead costs. AMS Appeal materials will be available in the coming weeks.
It is the intention of the AMS to submit an application for inclusion in the 2017 Combined Federal Campaign, knowing it is a convenient way for many AMS faithful to participate in the CFC and to support the AMS at the same time. In the meantime, if you are a Federal employee, online gifts can made at www.milarch.org/donate.