The County’s 2016 Annual Employee Giving Drive is wrapping up this week, and this year’s goal is to raise $1.82 million by Friday. King County employees have donated $1,040,180.65 so far, bringing the drive to 57.2% of the goal!
If you haven’t yet decided where you’d like your charitable dollars to go, here is a sampling from the service categories not yet featured to give you ideas. You can also take a look at the 2016 Annual Giving Drive Nonprofit Guide. Each is eligible to receive donations through the Employee Giving Program!
- Historical Society of Seattle and King County (dba MOHAI) (9794) 860 Terry Ave N., Seattle, WA 98109 – Collecting and preserving artifacts and stories of our diverse history to highlight our regional tradition of innovation and imagination.
- Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center (2712) 1100 Fairview Ave N, J5-200 – Our pioneering cancer research has dramatically increased survival rates, saving hundreds of thousands of lives. Help us find the next big breakthrough – be a lifesaver.
- King County Library System Foundation (9160) 960 Newport Way NW, Issaquah, WA 98027 – Promotes literacy, learning and libraries by providing support beyond public funding enabling KCLS to provide equal access to ideas and information to all members of the community.
- Emergency Feeding Program Seattle King Co. (9625) 851 Houser Way N, #A, Renton, WA 98057 – Provides nutritionally balanced emergency food packs to King County residents struggling with hunger. Accommodates special dietary needs.
The Employee Giving Program is a philanthropic resource for King County employees that benefits county employees by providing prescreened nonprofits, allowing you to plan your giving, making it possible for you to donate time (vacation or compensatory hours), and offering anonymity.