2019 Annual Giving Drive: Spotlight on nonprofits supporting Natural Disaster Relief Efforts 

King County’s Annual Giving Drive Program started Oct. 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. This week, we’re highlighting nonprofits that support communities that are impacted by natural disasters and focus on relief efforts.

  • American Red Cross Northwest Region (9343) 1900 25th Ave. S. Seattle, WA 98144 – This foundation prevents and alleviates human suffering, in the face of emergencies and natural disasters, by the power of mobilizing volunteers and generosity of others.
  • Peace Winds America (9472) 2366 Eastlake Avenue East, Suite 228, Seattle, WA 98102 – This foundation strengthens response and preparedness to natural disasters and man-made crises by responding and coordinating with NGOs, governments, private sectors, and more.
  • ShelterBox USA (9683) 8374 Market Street #203, Lakewood Ranch, FL 34202 – Providing emergency shelter and vital supplies to support communities around the world who are overwhelmed by disasters or humanitarian crises.
  • King County Search Dogs (9171) PO Box 50643, Bellevue, WA 98015 – An all-volunteer unit providing trained human and K-9 searchers to assist with locating and recovering missing people, especially in situations of natural disasters.

All these nonprofits focus on communities that have been affected by natural or man-made disasters and crises, providing relief to people around the globe. 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!