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
Ambassador STAR Awards are peer-nominated awards for individuals or teams, to recognize outstanding contribution during the Annual Giving Drive. Community Connector: Lynda Fajole and the Giving Tree Team, Department of Transportation The Community Connector award celebrates employees and teams that take our nonprofit relationships to the next level. This team created a giving tree for 50 individuals … Continue reading 2017 Ambassador STAR Awards – Community Connector, The Giving Tree Team
Ambassador STAR Awards are peer-nominated awards for individuals or teams, to recognize outstanding contribution during the Annual Giving Drive. Special Event Impact: Michael Allen, Department of Adult and Juvenile Detention This award recognizes a group or person that created fun, innovative events that inspired employees and fostered a culture of giving. This award is going to another new … Continue reading 2017 Ambassador STAR Awards – Special Event Impact, Michael Allen