Justice and Soul: Working to end sex trafficking.

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.

Nicholas Sullivan of the Sheriff’s Office on Pediatric Stroke Warriors

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

Way to Shine! Celebrating King County’s EGP Ambassadors

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

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. 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

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. 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

2017 Ambassador STAR Awards – Innovation, Casey Cassidy

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

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 … Continue reading 2017 STAR Awards – Departments 601 or more employees