Capital Area

Capital Area SECC

capital area secc map

The State Employees Charitable Campaign provides State of Texas employees with the most efficient and consistent pathway possible for charitable giving, payroll deduction. Employees can contribute to nearly 1,000 charities which support the communities in which they live, work, volunteer and raise their families.

Thanks to the generosity of state employees, the 2020 Capital Area campaign raised $1.3 million.



Important Dates & Updates


Printed Materials

Campaign packets include paper pledges, charity directories, mini directories, and deposit slips. If you need any of these materials contact


We Have One-Time Credit/Debit Donations!

Last year, we began accepting one-time credit/debit donations using Giving Nexus. This is an excellent alternative to cash and checks for special events. How to Make One-Time Credit Debit Payments





Quick Links & Downloads


Pledge Forms  

Giving Nexus (Online Authorization/Pledge Form)

2021 Digital Authorization/Pledge Forms (PDF)

How to Make One-Time Credit/Debit Payments

How to Make an Online Pledge

How to Make an Offline Pledge

Charity Information  

2021 Searchable Charity Directory

2021 Charity Directory

2021 Mini Charity Directory

Charity Promotion Videos

List of Charities & Contact Information

Charity Speaker Request Form - NEW

More Help  

Email Templates and Talking Points

SECC Campaign Coordinators Facebook Group





Graphics For Your Campaign

  I am Texas Strong SECC graphic together we care secc graphic

       Click the image to see more color options and download




Ambassador Training

with Theresa McShan, 2021 Chair

The Role of The Ambassador
with Kara Hester, Office of the Attorney General
and Carla Lawrence, Department of Public Safety

The Authorization/Pledge Form
with Theresa McShan, SECC Chair and Health & Human Service Commission
and Jessica Crabtree, Health & Human Services Commission

2021 Digital Authorization/Pledge Form (PDF)

Virtual Events
with Michelle Ozuna, Office of the Attorney General

Working with Charities in the Digital Environment
with Emma Cravey, EarthShare of Texas & Local Campaign Director

How to Handle Money & Paper Pledge Forms
with Emma Cravey, EarthShare of Texas & Local Campaign Director

How to Make an Online Pledge
with Greg Bennett, United Ways of Texas & State Campaign Manager

Giving Nexus



The Local Employee Committee

State employees volunteer to provide oversight throughout the campaign.

Theresa McShan, 2021 Chair
Texas Health and Human Services Commission

Kara Hester, 2021 Co-Chair
Office of the Attorney General - Child Support

Marie Welsch
Texas Juvenile Justice Department

Maria Moreno
Texas Medical Board

Carla Lawrence
Department of Public Safety

Nichole Saunders
Department of State Health Services

Jessica Crabtree
Texas Health and Human Services Commission

Allison Ayeni
Texas Military Department

Michelle Ozuna
Office of the Attorney General

Barbara Turcotte
Department of State Health Services



Local Campaign Managers

Emma Cravey, Local Campaign Director
EarthShare of Texas

Lacie Levy, Local Campaign Assistant
EarthShare of Texas

Francoise Van Keuren, Executive Director
EarthShare of Texas



Capital Area SECC Contact

Emma Cravey -