My Story – One World

Story submitted by Beverly Hawkins, King County Employee Listening to NPR, National Public Radio, I heard a story about the Ebola outbreak in Liberia a few years back. It spoke of the brave doctors on the frontline, fighting this horrible affliction. One doctor, after coming down with Ebola, was nursed by his mother in an…

Success! Nonprofit Expo hosts a full house

On November 1, Chinook hosted the final Nonprofit Expo Roadshow for this year’s Annual Giving Drive. The conference room was filled from wall to wall with 14 nonprofit organizations, and 70 County employees filtered through from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Organizations that attended the Expo run the gamut from the Make-A-Wish Alaska and Washington…

2017 Annual Giving Drive: Women

King County’s Employee Giving Program’s (EGP) Annual Giving Drive provides over 60 prescreened nonprofit organizations whose primary category of service is promoting equity, safe-space, and programs that are important to and for women. Last year, donations by King County employees doubled to this category of service.  This response was a powerful example of the collective impact of individuals…