The King County Employee Giving Program Committee is recruiting for open slots.
It's tax time! Employees want to know: how do I document workplace giving charitable donations for my taxes? For payroll donations, the IRS wants you to have two things: A copy of your pledge A copy of a paystub or a W-2 If you donated through the King County Employee Giving Program, lucky you! Here's … Continue reading The 1-2-3s on how to retrieve tax documentation for donations
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 … Continue reading Nominate a Peer for a 2018 STAR Award!
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 … Continue reading King County Information Technology (KCIT) Pilots Volunteer Program
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 … Continue reading My Story – One World
Story submitted by Julie Long, Department of Executive Services I was a single mother of two at a very young age. Although most of the time I barely had what I needed to get by, helping others seemed to be an innate part of my genetic makeup. And I came from a long line of … Continue reading My Story – The Little Things
Story submitted by Kamryn Bettelon, Department of Judicial Administration I was caught in a flash flood coming home from vacation during Hurricane Harvey. Water on the road where my rental car was stuck reached almost 17 feet high. I know this because the sticker on the freeway overpass said "Clearance 16'9"" and water had reached … Continue reading My Story – Caught in a Hurricane
For many of us, our pets are more than just pets – they are a part of the family. Cats and dogs are there in our moments of joy and of sadness, in our moments of smiles and tears. In this year’s Annual Giving Drive, you too can make a difference in an animal’s life … Continue reading Lend a paw: Animals searching for their forever home
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