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…

2017 Annual Giving Drive: Women

King County’s Employee Giving Program’s (EGP) Annual Giving Drive provides over 60 prescreened nonprofit organizations whose primary category of service is promoting equity, safe-space, and programs that are important to and for women. Last year, donations by King County employees doubled to this category of service.  This response was a powerful example of the collective impact of individuals…

2017 Annual Giving Drive: Emergency and disaster relief organizations week

The Employee Giving Program’s (EGP) Annual Giving Drive is back in action, and with the recent natural disaster devastating parts of the United States and other countries, this week’s focus is on emergency and disaster relief organizations. The EGP provides prescreened nonprofit organizations to King County employees, where they can give back to their communities directly…