KCIT employee William Murray and his family learned about the scourge of sex trafficking through the concern and passion of the owners of a hair salon they visit. Those owners of the salon, along with other in the beauty industry, were behind the creation of a nonprofit called Justice and Soul, an organization that teaches cosmetology … Continue reading Justice and Soul: Working to end sex trafficking.
When my son was born in July of 2012, all seemed great during his first day in the world. We took him home, initially amazed by this little bundle of joy we created, but we quickly realized something wasn't right. He wasn't eating, he looked dazed and he seemed very lethargic. So on the same … Continue reading Nicholas Sullivan of the Sheriff’s Office on Pediatric Stroke Warriors
Dear King County Employee and giving partner, We want to share something amazing about our Employee Giving Program: Thanks to the generosity of the people who work here, we celebrate the program’s 30th anniversary this year with the news we have raised a collective $30 million since our beginnings. What does that mean for our … Continue reading Our shared passion for giving.
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
Ambassador STAR Awards are peer-nominated awards for individuals or teams, to recognize outstanding contribution during the Annual Giving Drive. Innovation: Casey Cassidy, Information Technology (KCIT) This award recognizes creative use of technology and/or innovative approaches to reaching employees. This employee was proactive in organizing Lunch and Learns that introduced her department to the work of various nonprofits. When … Continue reading 2017 Ambassador STAR Awards – Innovation, Casey Cassidy
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 … Continue reading 2017 STAR Awards – Departments 601 or more employees