Each year, the King County Employee Giving Program takes the time to publicly recognize those employees who make the Annual Giving Drive a success. This past year’s drive, probably more than any other, had a major impact on non-profit organizations in King County, the region, and beyond by raising over $2.3 million. Please join us … Continue reading Join the Annual Giving Drive Celebration May 6
For over 30 years, King County employees have been donating money and time to the nonprofits of their choice through the Employee Giving Program. This past year saw them raise over $2 million. For nonprofit organizations to benefit from this program, they must apply annually and meet the eligibility requirements -- even if they have participated in … Continue reading Join us! 2021 Nonprofit Application Cycle & Workshops
People around the country are facing extreme challenges due to winter weather. As of Feb. 18, 34 deaths were linked to severe weather across seven states. Residents in Texas are facing severe cold, long-lasting power outages, water issues and food insecurity. Things are bad in Oklahoma, after a record-setting stretch of sub-zero temperatures. A winter … Continue reading How you can help people facing severe winter weather
There have been fantastic examples of folks stepping up during the COVID-19 pandemic. From the great potato giveaway, making masks and face shields for front line workers, to the COVID relief funds that sprang up overnight. Our community action during this crisis has been awe inspiring, as we also see through the generosity of those contributing … Continue reading Giving for tomorrow
Employee referred nonprofits are our favorite! It is our goal, after all, to connect Employees to the causes they are passionate about. Invite your favorite nonprofit here. As an Employee Champion, during the Annual Giving Drive you may: Share about your favorite nonprofit Invite them in or do a special event in their honor Pledge … Continue reading Now is the Time to Invite Your Favorite Nonprofit
The Seattle Police Department shared in a tweet yesterday that they have seen a 21% increase in reported domestic violence. https://twitter.com/SeattlePD/status/1245501627877838848 Nonprofit organizations continue to work towards their missions, including those serving our most vulnerable populations. In addition to our first responders such as the Seattle Police Department, here are some KCEGP domestic violence nonprofit … Continue reading Domestic Violence calls increase 21%
by Maddy Taylor On September 1, 2019, Hurricane Dorian, with maximum sustained winds of 185 mph, was the most powerful tropical cyclone on record to strike the Bahamas, reaching its peak as a Category 5. The estimated $7 billion in property damage was catastrophic; most structures were destroyed or swept out to sea. Over 70,000 … Continue reading Hurricane Dorian – Helping after Natural Disasters
Recruiting work-site Ambassadors for the 2018 Annual Giving Drive. Sign-up for training here. Yes, you can have it all.
This year, the Employee Giving Program (EGP), is excited to announce that employees will have the opportunity to use up to three (3) days of sick time for volunteering. Just like giving through EGP, this an amazing benefit that is limited to nonprofits that are in the Employee Giving Program. Now is the time to … Continue reading Want to volunteer? Make sure you can!
Thank you, everyone who attended our Celebration event for the 2017 Annual Giving Drive on February 15, 2018. We were delighted to be joined by a full audience of King County employees, county leadership, and nonprofit representatives. Our annual Celebration event is our way of recognizing employees for their hard work, dedication, and general awesomeness. … Continue reading Way to Shine! Celebrating King County’s EGP Ambassadors