Check out an upcoming Annual Giving Drive event 

Participate in the Annual Giving Drive by attending one of many employee organized events. These events are an opportunity to enjoy time with colleagues, taste delicious treats, and support organizations doing great work in our community. Several upcoming events include:  2nd Annual Employee Giving Walk-a-thon: Nov. 14, 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m., YSC 1211 E Alder Street, Lobby  DCHS 3rd Annual Family Feud Tournament: Nov. 14, 3 – 4 p.m., Chinook Building Room 126  BRC Bake Sale and Lip Sync: Nov. 15, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m., Chinook Building Rooms 121/123  View the full… Read More

You can make a difference through the Annual Giving Drive

Dear fellow King County employee, The Annual Giving Drive brings King County employees together to advance education, provide clean water to villages all over the globe, expand access to safe, warm shelter, and buy food for some of the 1 in 6 Americans that struggle with hunger. It’s also an opportunity to help those impacted by natural disasters, here at home and around the world. The 2019 hurricane season devastated communities in the Caribbean and the southeastern United States, with Hurricane Dorian causing severe damage and loss of life in the Bahamas,… Read More

2019 Annual Giving Drive: Spotlight on nonprofits providing services and support for veterans

King County’s Annual Giving Drive Program is underway through Friday, Nov. 22, 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 provide services and support for Veterans and their families in honor of Veterans Day, Nov. 11. Heartbeat Serving Wounded Warriors (9525) PO Box 610, Onalaska, WA 98570 – The mission of the foundation is to provide emergency assistance, morale building programs, and innovative therapeutic services for wounded warriors and their families. OARS For Women… Read More

EGP Nonprofit Expo now offering online option 

The Employee Giving Program (EGP) hosts multiple expos for employees to meet amazing nonprofits and get to know the work they are doing in the community. This year the EGP offers an online option, every Thursday from noon to 1 p.m. via Skype. Here employees can meet nonprofits in an online webinar and learn about a specific topic each week. View the upcoming schedule below, and click on the link to download a calendar invite to Outlook with Skype access information.  Oct. 31: Animals  Nov. 7: To be decided  Nov. 14: Youth  Nov. 21: Environment … Read More

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,… Read More

2019 Annual Giving Drive: Spotlight on nonprofits supporting animal welfare

King County’s Annual Giving Drive Program started Monday, 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 four nonprofits that support and offer animal adoptions, rehabilitation for senior animals, and training services.  Greyhound Pets, Inc. (9935) PO Box 891, Woodinville. WA 98072 – This foundation places retired Greyhounds in loving and secure homes and educate the public on the benefits of Greyhounds as family companions. They have multiple locations across the Puget Sound area, as… Read More

Please join us in the Annual Giving Drive

Dear Fellow King County Employee and Giving Partner, We want to share something amazing about our Employee Giving Program – thanks to the generosity of the people who work here, we celebrate having raised more than $32 million since our program began in 1988.  What does that mean for our community? It means numerous children have learned to read. It means countless seniors at risk for hunger have eaten hot, nourishing meals. It means increasing numbers of animals have gone to live in their forever homes. And it means researchers have achieved… Read More

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… Read More

2019 Annual Giving Drive: Spotlight on nonprofits supporting people with disabilities 

King County’s Annual Giving Drive Program started Monday, Oct. 7, and almost 1,200 nonprofits are taking part this year.  Throughout this year’s drive, we’ll feature four nonprofits in different categories. In honor of Disability Awareness Month, we’ve highlighted four nonprofits that support people with disabilities that you can donate to. Art with Heart (9220) 316 Broadway Ste. 316 Seattle, WA 98122 –The foundation helps children in trauma and or/adversity find peace, by spreading the healing power of creative expression through art and humanities. Athletes for Kids (9774) 3020 Issaquah Pine Lake Rd #254, Sammamish, WA 98075 – A… Read More

Upcoming dates for 2019 EGP Nonprofit Expo Roadshow Tour

Join us at several upcoming expos for the Employee Giving Program (EGP) Roadshow and discover your why! You will have a chance to meet amazing nonprofits, for example: Sarvey Wildlife Center, Wing Luke Museum, El Centro de la Raza, and Mary’s Place. Tuesday, Oct. 8 from 11 a.m. – 1:30 p.m., Chinook Building, Rooms 121/123 Wednesday, Oct. 9 from 11 a.m. –  1:30 p.m., King Street Center, 8th Floor Conference Room Thursday, Oct. 10 from 11 a.m. – 1:30 p.m., King County Elections, 919 SW Grady Way, Renton Wednesday, Oct. 23 from 8… Read More