Capital campaign reaching out to federal employees


TUSKEGEE, Ala. (September 21, 2012) — Tuskegee University’s capital campaign is now included in the statewide Heart of Alabama Combined Federal Campaign. This is an annual philanthropic appeal to federal employees from local and national non-profit 501(c) (3) organizations. The appeal began on Sept. 1 and continues through Dec. 15.

By joining the combined federal campaign, Tuskegee University can now solicit federal government employees, the military, and post office personnel all over the world and at various kick-off events throughout this month and October.

Federal employees anywhere can direct their donations to Tuskegee University by using the combined federal campaign code 10877 on their contribution form. For more information, go to: or call the Tuskegee University Office of Development at 334-724-4894 or email

Combined federal campaign kick-off events:

  • Wednesday, October 3      Robins Air Force Base (Warner Robins, Ga.)
  • Wednesday, October 3      Wright State University’s Nutter Center (Dayton, Ohio)
  • Tuesday, October 9           U.S. Postal Service (Lincoln, Neb.)
  • Thursday, October 11        Tyndall Air Force Base (Panama City, Fla.)

Shelita G. Bourgeois, left, speaks about the capital campaign during a kick-off event at Central Alabama Veterans Health Care facility in Tuskegee, Ala., on Sept. 14. She is the associate director of Tuskegee University's annual fund.

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