Richard A. Passow

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CFC Zone


DHS/Countering Weapons of Mass Destruction

Cause Area


Retired Army Officer

What is the charitable cause you are most passionate about and why?

We all have issues or programs we are concerned with and support with either time or money, and I’d like to share my cause with you. My father was an avid outdoorsman—he loved hunting and fishing and was active in conservation efforts. He passed away about a year ago, so in his memory I’ve decided to carry on his legacy with conservation efforts. I simply typed “Wildlife” into to CFC search bar, and about 2 dozen charities popped up. It was easy to select those that he would have supported or did support. We all have issues we care about, and CFC makes it very easy to identify charities that support those causes. I encourage each of you to go to and search for charities that you would like to support.

Why do you give through the CFC?

It is easy and convenient to support the charities that impact the issues I care most about.

How do contributions through the CFC help your cause?

The dollars I contribute help maintain environment resources for future generation to enjoy.