Support Domestic Violence Awareness Month through the 2020 Annual Giving Drive 

For Domestic Violence Awareness Month, we’re highlighting nonprofits whose work supports survivors in our region. These and hundreds of nonprofits are participating in this year’s Annual Giving Drive.  

  • API Chaya (9617): API Chaya empowers and serves South Asian, Asian, and Pacific Islander survivors of domestic violence, human trafficking, assault, and other crimes. They offer confidential support, information, and referrals for housing, legal and immigration assistance, mental health, food and financial assistance programs. 
  • Consejo Counseling and Referral Service (9404): For over 30 years, Consejo has been providing intervention, prevention, and outreach services for Latino survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault, and other crimes. Their programs also include mental health, substance use, and transitional housing support.  
  • Tacoma Community House (9834): TCH Tacoma Community House provides free services and support to individuals who have been harmed by domestic violence, sexual assault, human trafficking, and many other crimes. Services include safety planning, legal advocacy, referrals to community resources, and more. 

Find out the many ways that you can take action in support of the participating nonprofits who are doing great work in our community and around the world. Make a donation, make a difference, and help make a long-lasting change. 

From now to Nov. 20, you can go online or use a paper form to make a pledge to your favorite Employee Giving Program nonprofits by: 

  • Payroll donation: One-time, once–per-month, or twice-per-month. 
  • Time donation: Eligible vacation or comp time. See your department Lead Ambassador for details in your office. 
  • Check or credit card: Made out directly to the nonprofit. 
  • Volunteering: Up to three sick days per calendar year at a nonprofit in the EGP (for non-represented and employees whose union has approved this benefit, including those covered by the Master Labor Agreement). 

For more information, contact your Employee Giving Program Ambassador, visit www.kingcounty.gov/giving, email EmployeeGiving@KingCounty.gov or call 206-263-9405.