Friday, Nov. 18, is the last day of the 2022 Annual Giving Drive

With more than 1,200 nonprofit organizations in the program and five ways to give, it’s fast and easy to support the causes you care about. The Employee Giving Program would like to thank you for continuing to support causes that are important to you, such as climate change, animal welfare, and food security. It all makes a difference. View this website for all the ways you can participate.

Supporting social and economic justice through the 2022 Annual Giving Drive 

As part of the 2022 Annual Giving Drive, we are highlighting nonprofits whose work supports social and economic justice. These and hundreds of nonprofits are participating in this year’s Annual Giving Drive. You can go online or use a paper form by Friday, Nov. 18, to make a pledge to your favorite Employee Giving Program nonprofits by:  For more information, contact your Employee Giving Program Ambassador, visit www.kingcounty.gov/giving, email EmployeeGiving@KingCounty.gov, call 206-263-9372, or attend an online Nonprofit Expo.  

Wellness Hero Junelle Kroontje on the power of giving

Meet Wellness Hero Junelle Kroontje, manager of the Employee Giving Program. In this video she talks about the Annual Giving Drive and ways we can make an impact in our community by giving to causes we are passionate about. King County employees can donate their time or money as part of the Annual Giving Drive from now until Nov. 18, 2022. Read more here, and watch the interview below.

Supporting people living with disabilities through the 2022 Annual Giving Drive 

As part of the 2022 Annual Giving Drive, we are highlighting nonprofits whose work supports people living with disabilities. These and hundreds of nonprofits are participating in this year’s Annual Giving Drive. You can go online or use a paper form by Friday, Nov. 18, to make a pledge to your favorite Employee Giving Program nonprofits by:  For more information, contact your Employee Giving Program Ambassador, visit www.kingcounty.gov/giving, email EmployeeGiving@KingCounty.gov, call 206-263-9372, or attend an online Nonprofit Expo.  

Employee Giving Program Virtual Nonprofit Expo Series

The 2022 Employee Giving Program is underway and the Virtual Nonprofit Expo Series begins on Wednesday, Oct. 5. Join the Employee Giving Program via Teams to learn about nonprofits engaged in the work you care about. Wednesday’s event will cover a variety of animal-related organizations, including the Seattle Aquarium, Pet Partners, Project Canine, and Seattle Area Feline Rescue. These weekly expos will run every Wednesday from 11 a.m. to noon, through Nov.16. Read more.

Supporting mental health and well-being through the 2022 Annual Giving Drive   

As part of the 2022 Annual Giving Drive, we are highlighting nonprofits whose work supports organizations committed to mental health and well-being. These and hundreds of nonprofits are participating in this year’s Annual Giving Drive. You can go online or use a paper form by Friday, Nov. 18, to make a pledge to your favorite Employee Giving Program nonprofits by:  For more information, contact your Employee Giving Program Ambassador, visit www.kingcounty.gov/giving, email EmployeeGiving@KingCounty.gov, call 206-263-9372, or attend an online Nonprofit Expo.  

Now Recruiting 2022 Employee Giving Program Ambassadors

Crossposted from KC Employee Giving Bring a little inspiration to your day and build connection with your team by signing up to be an Ambassador. The Employee Giving Program is now recruiting King County Employees to serve as an Ambassadors for this year’s Annual Giving Drive to their work groups/sites. As an Ambassador, you are the heart and soul of our Employee Giving Program team. We can NOT run this program and support so many great causes without you. Last year that resulted in $2.39 million! You are the key to making… Read More

Nonprofit application cycle and workshops

For over 30 years, King County employees have been giving to participating nonprofits of their choice through the Employee Giving Program. This past year we pledged nearly $2.4 million! For nonprofit organizations to benefit from this program, they must apply annually and meet the eligibility requirements — even if they have participated in the past. Nonprofits are encouraged to join a workshop before applying. Participants in a workshop are more likely to submit error-free, eligible applications. Tuesday, April 12 at 9 a.m. Register here. The application deadline is May 4, 2022. Click here for additional information.

Supporting the people affected by the war in Ukraine

Dear fellow King County employee, We are all shocked and outraged by Russian President Vladimir Putin’s brutal invasion of Ukraine. Each day we’re seeing the devastating impacts of this decision: the senseless loss of life, bombardment of civilians, destruction of communities, families torn apart and forced to flee the violence, and the uprooting of more than a million people from their homes and homeland. We’re also seeing the bravery of the Ukrainian people, standing up to this dictator, fighting for their country, and fighting for the future of democracy in Europe and around the… Read More

Supporting housing and employment organizations through the 2021 Annual Giving Drive

As part of the 2021 Annual Giving Drive, we are highlighting nonprofits whose work supports organizations committed to housing and employment. These and hundreds of nonprofits are participating in this year’s Annual Giving Drive. Attain Housing (9325) – Provides transitional housing, case management, and rental assistance services to homeless and at-risk families in King County. Ethiopian Community in Seattle (9627) – Empowers immigrants (from Ethiopia and East Africa origin) and the next generation by providing critical connections to and programming on education, health and housing. Salvation Army (9377) – Helping low-income, vulnerable, and disadvantaged… Read More