2017 STAR Awards – Departments 601 or more employees

The King County Employee Giving Program Department Achievement Awards recognize departmental milestones in 4 categories: participation rate, overall dollars pledged, most improved from previous year, and the number of “new connections,” aka new employee donors, that were made in a year. The EGP is excited to recognize the following departments with 601 or more employees for their achievements: Participation…

2018 Nonprofit Application Cycle and Workshops

We are excited to announce the opening of our 2018 application cycle! Our program has grown to include more than 1,000 participating nonprofit organizations. In 2017, King County employees pledged $1.92 million to their favorite organizations. That monetary total, or course, doesn’t convey all the love and adoration. We love watching community connections blossom! Each…

Nominate a Peer for a 2018 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 15, 2018 (details below) — which celebrates outstanding effort and contributions made by departments and individuals, we want…

King County Information Technology (KCIT) Pilots Volunteer Program

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…

My Story – One World

Story submitted by Beverly Hawkins, King County Employee Listening to NPR, National Public Radio, I heard a story about the Ebola outbreak in Liberia a few years back. It spoke of the brave doctors on the frontline, fighting this horrible affliction. One doctor, after coming down with Ebola, was nursed by his mother in an…