2019 Annual Giving Drive: Spotlight on nonprofits supporting the Latinx community
King County’s Annual Giving Drive Program started October 7, and almost 1,200 nonprofits are taking part this year. Throughout this year’s drive, we’ll be featuring four nonprofits in different categories. To honor Hispanic and Latinx Heritage Month at King County, we’ve highlighted four nonprofits that support and advance the rights of our Latinx and Hispanic Community.
- Casa Latina (9307) 317 17th Ave S. Seattle, WA 98144 – Empowers Latinx/Hispanic immigrants through employment, education, and community organizing – toward full participation of the Latinx/Hispanic community in the economy and democracy of the U.S.
- Soccer Without Borders Seattle (9968) 600 1st Ave, Seattle WA 98104 – The foundation has team-based soccer and educational programing for newcomer immigrant and refugee youth, so they can be successful on and off the field.
- Latino Community Fund Washington State (9652) 68 S. Washington St. Seattle, WA 98104 – Cultivating new leaders, supporting cultural and community based nonprofit organizations, and have civically engaged Latinx/Hispanic communities in Washington.
- Northwest Immigrant Rights Project (9260) 615 2nd Avenue, Suite 400 Seattle, WA 98104 – A nonprofit that promotes justice by defending and advancing the rights of immigrants through legal services, systemic advocacy, and community education.
All these nonprofits focus on systemic advocacy, with legal and educational services for the Latinx and Hispanic Communities. 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. Don’t forget to also download a Giving Passport, which once you complete, 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!