Join Us: 2019 Nonprofit Applications & Workshops

If you're part of a nonprofit and want to participate in the King County Employee Giving Program, we're kicking off our 2019 application cycle — and you're invited! We've grown to more than 1,100 participating organizations. In 2018, King County employees pledged $2 million to their favorite organizations. And that total doesn't include all the … Continue reading Join Us: 2019 Nonprofit Applications & Workshops

Federal Shutdown: How You Can Help

As the nation's longest-ever federal government shutdown continues, our team has started to receive questions about how we, King County employees, can help our federal counterparts. Many furloughed federal employees need assistance with basics, like food and diapers. You can help in ways large and small — such as connecting with a participating Employee Giving … Continue reading Federal Shutdown: How You Can Help

Employee Giving Program: Year-Round Opportunities to Stay Involved!

Did you know that the Employee Giving Program (EGP) operates year-round?  The fun and satisfaction of getting involved with your coworkers and your community doesn’t have to stop when the Annual Giving Drive comes to a close. Now is a great time to get involved with the Program. Join the EGP Committee 30 years in … Continue reading Employee Giving Program: Year-Round Opportunities to Stay Involved!

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