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
When I meet one-on-one with nonprofits the question I always get asked is: How can I make the most of workplace giving for my organization? There are a handful of pro tips that I share. Now I will share with the world! Pro Tip #1: Put it on your website Of course, your major call … Continue reading Workplace Giving Pro Tip #1 – Put it on your website!
The King County Employee Giving Program is recruiting work site Ambassadors for the 2016 Annual Giving Drive. Ambassadors are the heart and soul of the Annual Giving Drive, the key to reaching each and every one of the 13,500 employees here at King County and providing those they work with transformative moments of meaning in … Continue reading Now Recruiting 2016 Ambassadors
This top ten will help you have an error free application! 1. Washington Secretary of State Charitable Solicitations Attachment Number 1 is our number one error and since it is most likely the one you are going to read, it earned its spot! Double-check you have the correct Washington Secretary of State attachment letter and … Continue reading Top Ten Tips for Your Nonprofit Application -2016
We are gearing up for our annual nonprofit application process! Ever wonder what that looks like on a larger scale? Nonprofits do these questions look familiar? What am I applying for? When will I get money? Why I am getting money now and notifications to apply? These are all great questions! Our nonprofits are required … Continue reading Nonprofit Application Cycle Overview
Ambassador STAR Awards are peer-nominated awards for individuals or teams for outstanding contribution during the Annual Giving Drive. Rookie of the Year: Mary Ann Treichel, DES-RALS This award recognizes Ambassadors who are doing this for their first time and jump right in. Mary Ann organized several well run special events, found a way to work the Ambassador Development … Continue reading 2016 Ambassador STAR Awards – Rookie of the Year