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SECA

State Employee Combined Appeal

"Walk In Their Shoes"  
We encourage you to "walk in the shoes" of someone less fortunate and to consider how a donation might change a life for the better. Working together through SECA, we can make a difference for those causes that are closest to our hearts. Consider making a donation to one or more of these charities, even a small donation can help!
What is SECA?
SECA was established in 1977 as the only charitable campaigned allowed by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in its offices statewide. It allows you to conveniently set up a donation to charities of your choice through payroll contributions in the upcoming year. This year there are over 1,400 agencies participating in the campaign.
The 2013 State Employee Combined Appeal (SECA) Fund Drive begins on Monday, September 9, 2013 through Friday, November 1, 2013.
 
How to Donate?
1) Payroll Deduction
- An easy automatic and no-hassle way to donate through each of 26 annual pay periods
- May be made through ESS or via paper pledge form; Click here for the ESS Directions
- Deductions begin first pay date of January 2014
2) One-time Donation
- A single donation made via check or money order (SECA cannot accept cash or credit cards)
- Contact your university SECA Coordinators for more information
Reference Material:
 
Videos: 
Governor Tom Corbett
First Lady Susan Corbett
This video briefly introduces the SECA campaign, fundraising goal and ways to donate.
 
Secretary of Banking and Securities Glenn Moyer, 2013 Campaign Chair
Secretary of General Services Sherri Phillips, 2013 Co-Chair
This video explains the new leadership giving levels and provides additional detail on ways to donate.
 
Kelly Hitz, SECA Program Coordinator
Tim Fatzinger, President and CEO, United Way of the Capital Region
This video describes how individual pledges make their way to designated charities and why SECA is such an efficient way for charities to fundraise.
 
Taking the Theme to Heart
Dave Fillman, Executive Director, AFSCME Council 13
Kathy Jellison, President, SEIU Local 668
This video highlights the variety of good work being done by SECA charities and appeals to employees to donate.