Lt. Governor Jerry Abramson
Our 2012 Chair
Governor Steve Beshear has named Lieutenant Governor Jerry Abramson as chair of the 2012 Kentucky Employees Charitable Campaign (KECC). The 2012 campaign theme is “Ignite the Future.”
“I am truly honored that Gov. Beshear asked me to lead the KECC this year,” said Lt. Gov. Abramson. “Early this spring, our Kentucky communities were touched by tragedy as deadly storms rolled through our state. As I visited the affected areas and walked through the devastation in the following days, even more than the damage, I was moved by how people were coming together and relying on each other for support. That’s what we’ve always done in Kentucky. It is important to remember, however, that people are living with tornadoes in their lives every day. That’s why KECC is so important. For many, these six charities and the hundreds of agencies they support are lifelines during times of personal disaster.
“It’s time for all of us to look beyond the past to a brighter tomorrow. If we join hands and dig a little deeper this year, we can ‘Ignite the Future’ for someone who is struggling right here at home,” he said.
KECC is a partnership of state employees and six accredited statewide charities, working together to improve the lives of our families, friends and neighbors throughout the Commonwealth. The campaign is run by state employees and provides the opportunity to make an investment in Kentucky’s future through the state’s payroll deduction process. The KECC charities represent more than 1,030 charitable programs that address the health and human service needs of all Kentuckians.
The Kentucky Employees Charitable Campaign runs until November 13.