2019 Annual Giving Drive: Spotlight on nonprofits supporting people with disabilities 

King County’s Annual Giving Drive Program started Monday, Oct. 7, and almost 1,200 nonprofits are taking part this year.  Throughout this year’s drive, we’ll feature four nonprofits in different categories.

In honor of Disability Awareness Month, we’ve highlighted four nonprofits that support people with disabilities that you can donate to.

  • Art with Heart (9220) 316 Broadway Ste. 316 Seattle, WA 98122 –The foundation helps children in trauma and or/adversity find peace, by spreading the healing power of creative expression through art and humanities.
  • Athletes for Kids (9774) 3020 Issaquah Pine Lake Rd #254, Sammamish, WA 98075 – A unique nonprofit that matches children who have disabilities with high school athletes. They learn from one another and impact each other’s lives, in a positive and compassionate way.
  • Hope Animal – Assisted Crisis Response (AACR) (9795) 1292 High Street, #182 Eugene, OR 97401 – Hope AACR serves people affected by disasters and traumatic events by providing comfort through specially-trained dogs.
  • Open Doors for Multicultural Families (9668) 24437 Russell Rd., Suite # 110 Kent, WA 98032 – Dedicated to ensuring that diverse families with loved ones that have disabilities are provided with equal access to culturally appropriate information, resources, and services.

With various nonprofits participating this year, the Employee Giving Drive Program offers employees the option to participate in a nonprofit expo online or in person, making it more inclusive. Before attending a nonprofit expo, don’t forget to download a Giving Passport. Once you complete the Giving Passport, you can be entered for a chance to win a prize. For more information, a list of participating nonprofits, or if you would simply like to donate, visit the Employee Giving Campaign Annual Drive Nonprofit Search Directory. Happy Giving!