Print. The American economy is sluggish, the government is running large deficits, and the public is frustrated with the poor performance of federal bureaucracies. President Eisenhower further formalized the administration of the program by Executive Order 10728 of September 6, 1957. The Executive Order placed it under the supervision of a Presidential Committee, staffed by the Civil Service Commission. Pledges made by Federal civilian, postal and military donors during the campaign season (September 1st to December 15th) support eligible non-profit organizations that provide health and human service benefits throughout the world.
This 2-year effort (1954-56) involved extensive discussions with leaders of charitable organizations and managers throughout the federal establishment. In June 1956, President Eisenhower formally charged the President's Advisor on Personnel Management with responsibility for the development and.
While the United Way campaigns solicited pledges as well as one-time cash contributions, all contributions were paid directly by the employee to the voluntary agency. There was no payroll deduction. A "Combined" Campaign By 1961, President Kennedy.