Top 5 Reasons to Get Involved

Now is a great time to get involved with the program. We are looking for King County Employees to join our committee and our enterprise-wide force of Rock Star Ambassadors! What's your favorite reason? Learn more here: Committee Ambassadors

Rescuing the lost and injured: Paul Moutray and Snohomish County Volunteer Search and Rescue

Paul Moutray, a rail electro-mechanic with the Division of Vehicle Maintenance, has volunteered with the Snohomish County Volunteer Search and Rescue for 37 years, the last 29 as a member of its Helicopter Rescue Team. “I am grateful to serve the residents of the greater Puget Sound and the surrounding eastern counties,” Paul says. “Our … Continue reading Rescuing the lost and injured: Paul Moutray and Snohomish County Volunteer Search and Rescue

Justice and Soul: Working to end sex trafficking.

KCIT employee William Murray and his family learned about the scourge of sex trafficking through the concern and passion of the owners of a hair salon they visit. Those owners of the salon, along with other in the beauty industry, were behind the creation of a nonprofit called Justice and Soul, an organization that teaches cosmetology … Continue reading Justice and Soul: Working to end sex trafficking.

Nicholas Sullivan of the Sheriff’s Office on Pediatric Stroke Warriors

When my son was born in July of 2012, all seemed great during his first day in the world. We took him home, initially amazed by this little bundle of joy we created, but we quickly realized something wasn't right. He wasn't eating, he looked dazed and he seemed very lethargic. So on the same … Continue reading Nicholas Sullivan of the Sheriff’s Office on Pediatric Stroke Warriors

Way to Shine! Celebrating King County’s EGP Ambassadors

Thank you, everyone who attended our Celebration event for the 2017 Annual Giving Drive on February 15, 2018. We were delighted to be joined by a full audience of King County employees, county leadership, and nonprofit representatives. Our annual Celebration event is our way of recognizing employees for their hard work, dedication, and general awesomeness. … Continue reading Way to Shine! Celebrating King County’s EGP Ambassadors

2017 Ambassador STAR Awards – Community Connector, The Giving Tree Team

Ambassador STAR Awards are peer-nominated awards for individuals or teams, to recognize outstanding contribution during the Annual Giving Drive. Community Connector: Lynda Fajole and the Giving Tree Team, Department of Transportation The Community Connector award celebrates employees and teams that take our nonprofit relationships to the next level. This team created a giving tree for 50 individuals … Continue reading 2017 Ambassador STAR Awards – Community Connector, The Giving Tree Team

2017 Ambassador STAR Awards – Special Event Impact, Michael Allen

Ambassador STAR Awards are peer-nominated awards for individuals or teams, to recognize outstanding contribution during the Annual Giving Drive. Special Event Impact: Michael Allen, Department of Adult and Juvenile Detention This award recognizes a group or person that created fun, innovative events that inspired employees and fostered a culture of giving. This award is going to another new … Continue reading 2017 Ambassador STAR Awards – Special Event Impact, Michael Allen

2017 Ambassador STAR Awards – Innovation, Casey Cassidy

Ambassador STAR Awards are peer-nominated awards for individuals or teams, to recognize outstanding contribution during the Annual Giving Drive. Innovation: Casey Cassidy, Information Technology (KCIT) This award recognizes creative use of technology and/or innovative approaches to reaching employees.  This employee was proactive in organizing Lunch and Learns that introduced her department to the work of various nonprofits. When … Continue reading 2017 Ambassador STAR Awards – Innovation, Casey Cassidy