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Celebrating LGBTQ+ Pride Month, Juneteenth and More
Learn About and Support Nonprofits through Our Promise

Collage of photos - Black parents with a baby "Juneteenth", purple ribbon for Alzheimer's Awareness, sailor hugging child "PTSD Awareness"; woman silhouette with a mountain in background "Cancer Survivors' Day", rainbow flag with modern LGBTQ+ flag in a heart

As the season shifts to summer, we find not only the colors of nature in bloom but also the rainbow colors of the LGBTQ+ Pride flag. Learn more about the nonprofits that provide resources for the various causes highlighted in June. State workers have an opportunity to celebrate and support causes by making a monthly payroll donation through Our Promise. 

Please remember that Our Promise donors are able to make a donation to ANY nonprofit with a 501(c)(3) status. To learn how to create your Our Promise account, please contact ourpromiseca@uwccr.org.

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Celebrating Public Service Recognition Week
Honoring California's Public Servants

Celebrating Public Service Recognition Week

Public Service Recognition Week is a time set aside to honor the individuals who serve our nation as federal, state, county and local government employees. For over 60 years, the Our Promise CA program has partnered with state workers who are generous with their time, talent, and resources to provide the state’s largest employee giving program. 

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Virtual Celebration for the 2020 Campaign
The Our Promise Campaign Raised Over $5 Million

Virtual Celebration for the 2020 Campaign

For the first time in Our Promise history, we collaboratively developed an online platform to reach a wider audience of state employees. As such, we used an online venue to commemorate the 2020 campaign and express our gratitude for all of the state employees who contributed to Our Promise: California State Employees Giving at Work.

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Four Reasons to Set Up an Our Promise Account
California State Employees Giving at Work is online

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Charitable giving is easier than ever! Our Promise has partnered with Cal Employee Connect to offer online giving for the first time in its 60-year history.

State employees will be able to create their accounts through Cal Employee Connect until November 13, 2020. Anytime after November 13th, accounts may be created through the Our Promise CA website.

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How Our Promise Happens

How Our Promise Happens

How does a staff of 3 support the nearly 300,000 California state employees in the largest statewide employee giving campaign? Spoiler alert– we don’t do it alone.