2017 Annual Giving Drive: Environment conservation

Whether you want to be part of the change in a child’s life or a defender of the environment, the Employee Giving Program’s (EGP) Annual Giving Drive provides a plethora of prescreened nonprofit organizations to choose from.

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As part of the Annual Giving Drive, week three highlights nonprofit organizations that are preserving the environment for generations to come.

  • Earthshare WA (2500) 1402 Third Avenue Suite 525 Seattle, WA 98101 – Together, championing Washington’s future. Since 1987, EarthShare Washington has helped companies and employees connect with, contribute to, and volunteer for outstanding environment.
  • Friends of the Trail (9258) 48222 SE Mt. Si Rd North Bend, WA 98045 – Conducts cleanups of illegal dumping/litter on public lands and waterways, partnering with various organizations, utilizing volunteers/court assigned community service help.
  • Washington State Parks Foundation (9890) 1752 NW Market St #744 Seattle, WA 98107 – We ensure a vibrant WA State Parks system for generations to enjoy. We engage, expand & sustain a broad base of supporters who give to, advocate for, & treasure our state parks.

As of Wednesday, Oct. 18, King County employees have contributed $284,186.18. The two departments leading the way are Department of Transportation (DOT) with $35,121.37 and King County Sheriff’s Office (KCSO) with $22,842.87. This year’s goal is $2 million. Every donation made through the Employee Giving Program is tax deductible.

If your passion is environment conservation and climate change, these organizations and others not listed are a fantastic opportunity for you do your part in a greener tomorrow. Environment conservation is also one of Executive Constantine’s initiatives through climate change.

Wherever you choose to allocate your payroll donation, time donation, credit card and check donations, you are helping to make our county and other regions a more equitable place to live and work.

This year’s Annual Giving Drive runs through November 17. For more information, visit the EGP site. For additional questions, contact your EGP Ambassador, email EmployeeGiving@KingCounty.gov or call 206-263-9405.

 

Nonprofit Expo Roadshow Events:
10/24 – Tuesday
11 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Dexter Horton – Seattle

10/25 – Wednesday
11 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
MRJC – Kent