Now is the time to invite nonprofits to participate in the Annual Giving Drive
Nominate a nonprofit for inclusion in the Annual Giving Drive, and they will be contacted when the application cycle opens later this spring. All nonprofits must apply and meet eligibility requirements annually in order to be included in the Annual Giving Drive. Read more.
Tax documentation for workplace giving donations available
It’s tax time and you may be asking, how do I document workplace giving charitable donations for my taxes? If you donated through the King County Employee Giving Program, here’s the scoop on just how easy it is to retrieve this documentation for tax purposes. Read more.
Employee Giving Program committee recruiting new members
New members are being recruited for the Employee Giving Program committee. This team works on strategic planning, policy development and recommendations, process improvements, employee engagement, communications and marketing, and project planning and implementation. The committee is looking for members that are passionate about creating opportunities for King County employee engagement, are interested to learn about and strengthen relationships with participating nonprofit agencies, and are lifelong learners wanting to further develop their leadership skills as part of a high performing team. Read more.
Seven mental health benefits of volunteering
One way to feel more fulfilled in your life is to give your time to causes you care about. Volunteering can improve your mental health in many ways. To learn how you can use up to three sick days per year to volunteer, click here.
Giving Tuesday: Make a difference today and all year long
As our Annual Giving Drive winds down, you can still make a difference through the Employee Giving Program. Giving Tuesday is a global day of giving powered by social media and collaboration. For just one day, we have reopened the online pledging system for payroll donations only. To join the movement, give now. More than 500 past contributors have yet to renew payroll for 2023. Renewal is easy — but not automatic. Renew now. You can confirm your pledge for 2023 by clicking the Employee Giving tile in PeopleSoft and it will… Read More
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.