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Agencies can seek Haiti donations from feds

By Ed O'Keefe

Federal agencies can ask employees for a one-time cash or check donation to Haiti earthquake relief efforts under guidelines announced on Friday.

The Office of Personnel Management said that government workers would be able to make donations separate from the annual Combined Federal Campaign.

OPM Director John Berry said in a statement that the U.S. Agency for International Development has urged Americans to make cash donations instead of donating supplies.

Though federal agencies can seek donations directly from the federal workforce, Berry also said that employees could of course make direct donations to the charity of their choice.

Read The Post's Haiti Live Blog and our full coverage

By Ed O'Keefe  | January 15, 2010; 10:28 PM ET
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