In observance of Veterans Day 2017, we would like to encourage King County employees to give back to the men and women who have served to make America the land of the free. Here are some nonprofits who work to support veterans: Heartbeat Serving Wounded Warriors (9525) PO Box 704 Snohomish, WA 98291 - provides emergency … Continue reading Honoring our Veterans through workplace giving
On November 1, Chinook hosted the final Nonprofit Expo Roadshow for this year’s Annual Giving Drive. The conference room was filled from wall to wall with 14 nonprofit organizations, and 70 County employees filtered through from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Organizations that attended the Expo run the gamut from the Make-A-Wish Alaska and Washington … Continue reading Success! Nonprofit Expo hosts a full house
Many of us have heard the old adage, ‘it takes a village to raise a child,’ but how many of us have reflected on helping a child during the Employee Giving Program’s 2017 Annual Giving Drive? With three week to go, you can still do your part to create a more equitable world for them. … Continue reading 2017 Annual Giving Drive: Youth
It's that time of the year to recognize a colleague who went far and beyond the call of duty to make a difference in the community! With the Employee Giving Program's Annual Celebration just around the corner -- Wednesday, February 8, 2017 (details below) -- which celebrates outstanding effort and contributions made by departments and individuals, we … Continue reading Nominate a Peer for a STAR Award!
It's that time of the year to recognize a colleague who went far and beyond the call of duty to make a difference in the community! With the Employee Giving Program's Annual Celebration just around the corner -- Thursday, February 4 2016 (details below) -- which celebrates outstanding performance contributions made by department and individuals, we want … Continue reading Nominate a STAR Peer before Feb. 4th!
As the RALS' Worksite Ambassador, I organized a special event on Friday, November 13th that consisted of our three mangers and our department director, receiving a pie-in-the-face. The raffle raised a total of $310 with all proceeds going to Fred Hutch (the organization was voted on by the RALS employees). Initially, I chose this date, "Friday the 13th", to … Continue reading My Story: How a “pie in the face” put a smile on my face
As a single mother of two small children, who didn’t have their biological dad in their lives, I decided to contact the Big Brother Big Sister program to see if I could find mentors for my children…what they received was more than I could ever have imagined! My ADHD son, Josh, met his Big Brother … Continue reading My Story: Lifetime mentors for my kids
Haven't had a chance to attend the Nonprofit Expo Road Show? Want to, but not sure what it's all about?! Here are a few KC employees who shared with us their key takeaways from the Roadshow... “Speaking with the representatives of the various organizations, I was very impressed to hear of such genuine dedication to their cause. … Continue reading What’s the buzz around the Nonprofit Expo Roadshow?!?
A little can go a long way. Check out the video on the power of donation to see how your donation can change the world! N ational Award Winning Program. The KCEGP has received two national awards in Employee Engagement and Workplace Giving. N onprofits benefit the most. Organizations often lose money gaining new donors through direct mail … Continue reading The true meaning behind “Annual Giving Drive”
We have kicked off the Annual Giving Drive with five nonprofit expos, including two new events taking place this week! From Seattle to Snoqualmie, and everything in between, agencies and employees are taking time out of their busy schedules to learn about their community and ways to make a difference. We'd like to take this … Continue reading There’s still time to experience the Nonprofit Expo Road Show!