State Employee Combined Appeal

  • SECA 2018 poster, Mission: PossibleSECA 2018—“Mission Possible: Accept the Pledge Challenge”

    Forty years ago, the seeds of the State Employee Combined Appeal were planted with a vision of helping others through workplace giving. SECA continues to endure because of caring Commonwealth of Pennsylvania employees like you.

    The 2018 SECA campaign kicked off September 4 and runs through October 26, 2018. Again this year, IUP employees can make a pledge via the ESS employee portal.

    The theme of this year’s campaign is “Mission Possible: Accept the Pledge Challenge.” We all have different reasons for giving and causes we care deeply about. With approximately 1,000 charities from which to choose, you can easily find organizations whose missions align with your personal values serving local, regional, national, and global needs and causes. There are also flexible giving options to make donating affordable and convenient.

    Ramesh Soni, chair of the Department of Management, and Cynthia Strittmatter, associate dean of the Eberly College of Business and Information Technology, are the co-chairs of this year’s SECA campaign at IUP.

    General information about SECA and information on participating agencies and methods to pledge can be found at the SECA “Mission Possible: Accept the Pledge Challenge” website and the following links:

  • How Do I Give?
    SECA provides several ways to make a tax-deductible contribution to the charity(ies) of your choice: payroll deduction, check, money order, or credit card.
    Why Give through SECA?
    Supporting charities through payroll deduction makes giving easier and less painful. 
    SECA Resource Guide
    Resource guide for the SECA campaign (PDF)
    SECA Pledge Form
    Employees may make a pledge to the State Employees Combined Appeal by using this form.