The Missouri Office of Administration Tuesday announced that this year’s Missouri State Employee Charitable Campaign (MSECC) exceeded donations of $1 million for the 14th consecutive year, with more than $1,060,388.00 donated to 796 Missouri charities. During the past 33 years, state employees have donated more than $30 million to the annual campaign.
Other notable highlights from this year’s campaign:
- In the spirit of leading by example, the Governor’s Office employees had a 100 percent participation rate.
- The Department of Corrections ranked 1st in pledges among state departments.
- The Office of Administration employees had their highest pledges in the history of the campaign.
- The Auditor’s Office employees also had their highest pledges in the history of the campaign.
The MSECC is an annual fundraising effort organized by the Office of Administration that provides state employees and retirees with the opportunity to make donations to their favorite charitable organizations through the convenience of payroll deduction or one-time gifts. The State of Missouri has a history of philanthropy and a spirit of service. Since the inception of the annual campaign, state employees have donated more than $30 million to charities statewide. Donations have exceeded $1 million in 17 of the 33 years.