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
We have done so much over the last decade, and I want to tell you about one of our proudest achievements. It required less than 10 words to make the change, but it took more than 10 years to achieve it. Now, it will bring a lifetime of benefits. Grit doesn’t always show up at … Continue reading How We Made It Happen: Volunteer Time Off
Recruiting work-site Ambassadors for the 2018 Annual Giving Drive. Sign-up for training here. Yes, you can have it all.
The King County Employee Giving Program Committee is recruiting for open slots.
In 2018, the King County Employee Giving Program (KCEGP) is launching its new volunteer program. In partnership, King County Information Technology (KCIT), a department of King County government, and KCEGP are initiating a pilot engagement to accomplish three objectives: Understand technology needs of Nonprofits Align volunteer services Establish an ongoing program KCIT has more than … Continue reading King County Information Technology (KCIT) Pilots Volunteer Program
Story submitted by Julie Long, Department of Executive Services I was a single mother of two at a very young age. Although most of the time I barely had what I needed to get by, helping others seemed to be an innate part of my genetic makeup. And I came from a long line of … Continue reading My Story – The Little Things
Story submitted by Kamryn Bettelon, Department of Judicial Administration I was caught in a flash flood coming home from vacation during Hurricane Harvey. Water on the road where my rental car was stuck reached almost 17 feet high. I know this because the sticker on the freeway overpass said "Clearance 16'9"" and water had reached … Continue reading My Story – Caught in a Hurricane
Renewal Challenge! October 16th-19th Don’t miss your chance to participate in the Employee Giving Program’s Renewal Challenge! Did you give during the 2016 Employee Giving Campaign? Have you renewed your pledge this year? Those who renew by midnight Thursday, Oct 19th will be entered to win 2 tickets to Remlinger Farms Harvest Festival. Drawing takes … Continue reading Win tickets to Remlinger Farms Harvest Festival!
Yesterday, I had the distinct pleasure to hear Katie and Tommy from Kindering speak. Instantly, Tommy and I had a connection - my son is ALSO obsessed with superheroes. So when Tommy showed up in his red Power Ranger suit - that could also pass for Spiderman, I knew we were going to have a good time. … Continue reading Everyday Superheros – Impact Story
We've all heard the stories: droves of employees rushing by tables at huge fairs, with the only evidence that a person actually existed in that space is your now empty table and the dust cloud settling before you. Yet - you didn't actually get to have a conversation with them! Sharing your program in-person and … Continue reading Workplace Giving Pro Tip #2 – Top Tabling Tips