Welcome to the 2022 Campaigns – Sept. 1 thru Oct. 31

TWO CAMPAIGNS TO SUPPORT THE STATE EMPLOYEE CHARITABLE CAMPAIGN

System Office & Agencies Campaign

Early Bird Drawing Contest was a big success!

$179,290
raised during the
contest period!

Congratulations to the Early Bird winners:

  • Royce Stengele, Agrilife Research – Wine tasting Tour with Dr. Scheiner
  • Debbie Smith, System Office – $1,000 cash
  • Alisha Chambers, TEEX – 2-Days off
  • Sean Ray, System Office – 2-Night stay at A&M Hotel
  • Karen Gregory, TEES – Round of Golf with cart at A&M Golf course
  • Edward McAlpin, TEEX – 2 Tickets in Chancellor’s suite, UMASS game
Keep up the We Give spirit!

Stay tuned for more fundraisers to come!

Texas A&M University Campaign

Early Bird Drawing Contest has closed

Thank You for your support!!

Keep up the We Give spirit!

Stay tuned for more fundraisers to come!

Download the “I Gave” button to display on your email signature line or in your office!

Overall Fundraiser Goal Metrics

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Give Greater Challenge

Chancellor Sharp & President Banks have issued each other a challenge to increase percent of participation over the campaign.  If you haven’t donated before, this is the year!  Just $2 a month can make a difference to a local charity!

Give

4 Easy WAY$ to
Support 

SECC

  • 1

    ONLINE Submit Payroll Deduction in SSO
  • 2

    ONLINE Credit Card - One-Time Gift
  • 3

    CASH or CHECK Participate in Campus Events
  • 4

    PAPER Complete Paper Pledge Form
  • Online Payroll Deduction Through SSO sso.tamus.edu (CLICK SECC ENROLLMENT link on menu)
    • One-time or monthly payroll deductions
      • One-time donations are to be deducted in January
      • Monthly Employees – deductions start in December; reflected on the January paycheck
      • Bi-weekly Employees – deductions start in January; reflected on the second paycheck in January
      • $2 minimum per charity
    • Contact your payroll office to stop deductions.
  • Online Credit Card Donation
  • Cash or Check
    • Support a fundraiser with cash or a check
    • Make checks payable to the SECC
    • Check out campus fundraisers on their SECC Facebook page. SECC Facebook
  • Paper Payroll Deduction
    • Contact your Unit Coordinator
 

Charities

You can choose from nearly 1,000 participating statewide, national, or international charities or a charity in your local area.  The organizations are listed online in SSO when you make your contribution (see How Do I Give? below) or you can search the SECC charity database here (examples of search terms include ‘International,’ ‘Brazos Valley,’ ‘DFW,’ ‘Cancer,’ or ‘Children’).  All participating organizations must meet strict eligibility standards established by state law, and they are screened by the SECC State Policy Committee.  You can feel confident that your gift is being used efficiently and effectively by your designated charity or charities.

SECC Nonprofit Video Tours

Contacts

2022

State
Employee
Charitable 
Campaign

University/System Liaison

KIM FOX
Division of Academic & Strategic Collaborations
Pavilion, Ste. 211
1245 TAMU
College Station TX  77843
979-845-8008 |  kfox@tamu.edu

TAMU Campus Campaign

SUSAN BALLABINA
A&M Campus Campaign Chair
Division of Academic & Strategic Collaborations
Jack K. Williams Administration Building, Ste. 112
1246 TAMU
College Station, TX 77843
979-845-2217 | sg-ballabina@tamu.edu

 

BRIAN THIGPIN
A&M Campus Campaign Manager
DASC
Pavilion, Room 225
1245 TAMU
College Station, TX 77843
979-458-9820 | bthigpin@tamu.edu

REBEKKA DUDENSING
A&M Campus Campaign Manager
DASC
Pavilion, Ste. 209
1245 TAMU
College Station, TX 77843
979-845-2731 | rmdudensing@tamu.edu

 

MARY GUTIERREZ
A&M Campus Campaign Manager
DASC
Pavilion, Ste. 209
1245 TAMU
College Station, TX 77843
979-845-2731 | mgutierrez@tamu.edu

System Campaign

BRADLEY BLAIR
A&M System Campaign Chair
Office of Information Technology
700 University Drive, Suite 104
College Station, TX 77840
979-862-6161 | bblair@tamus.edu

RENÉ QUIROZ
A&M System Campaign Manager
Office of Information Technology
700 University Drive, Suite 104
College Station, TX 77840
979-862-5922 | rquiroz@tamus.edu

LORI HAYES
A&M System Campaign Manager
Office of Information Technology
700 University Drive, Suite 104
College Station, TX 77840
979-862-6100 | lhayes@tamus.edu

DEANNA WHITE
A&M System Campaign Manager
Office of Information Technology
700 University Drive, Suite 104
College Station, TX 77840
979-862-6166 | deanna@tamus.edu

About SECC

The Texas State Employee Charitable Campaign (SECC) was created through legislation in 1993 to raise funds for charitable organizations throughout the state, the nation, and the world.  Since then, Texas state employees have contributed $176 million. The campaign runs annually from September 1 through October 31.