Employee Giving Campaign: Invite your favorite nonprofit by April 27
Employee referred nonprofits are our favorite! It is our goal, after all, to connect employees to the causes they are passionate about through the Annual Giving Drive. All nonprofits must apply and meet eligibility requirements annually in order for them to be in the upcoming Annual Giving Drive. Invite your favorite nonprofit here. Applications are due by Thursday, April 27, 2017.
Who is the EGP Committee? Find out!
Crossposted from KC Employee Giving If you are interested in joining the EGP Committee, know that coffee is on us! What? You read that right. A cup of coffee on us. The King County Employee Giving Program (EGP) is currently recruiting for 5 open slots on the EGP Committee. The Committee is made up of King County Employees from across the County and provides the strategic vision of the program and are key participants in its success. Additionally, the Employee Giving Program provides leadership and development opportunities that may not otherwise… Read More
2016 Employee Giving Drive sets new record!
The Employee Giving Program’s Annual Giving Drive was a great success! King County employees donated $1,906,726.09, exceeding the goal of $1.82 million and besting the 2015 drive by nearly $150,000! Additionally, we welcomed more than 625 New Connections. This is the largest increase in dollars in more than 15 years. The Executive’s office led by example, with a 61% team participation rate. King County Council followed with 39% of Council employees contributing. More than 800 nonprofits received a pledge including favorites such as Northwest Harvest, the SHERRIF Fund, and Regional Animal Services…. Read More
Kudos! Thanks for participating in the Annual Giving Drive
This is one of the many “thank you” notes our employees received during the Annual Giving Drive!
The Annual Employee Giving Drive: Final Week!
The County’s 2016 Annual Employee Giving Drive is wrapping up this week, and this year’s goal is to raise $1.82 million by Friday. King County employees have donated $1,040,180.65 so far, bringing the drive to 57.2% of the goal! If you haven’t yet decided where you’d like your charitable dollars to go, here is a sampling from the service categories not yet featured to give you ideas. You can also take a look at the 2016 Annual Giving Drive Nonprofit Guide. Each is eligible to receive donations through the Employee Giving Program!… Read More
How to participate in the annual King County Holiday Food Drive
As the holidays approach, many of us are looking forward to good times and good food with our families and friends. However, there are people in our region who struggle to put food on the table, especially in the colder months. Please consider helping them out by contributing to the annual King County Holiday Food Drive. Your generous donation of non-perishable, pre-packaged food will benefit Northwest Harvest, the main distribution point of goods for food banks all over our state. Through Northwest Harvest, we know that your donations will go to families… Read More
The Annual Employee Giving Drive: Outdoors Nonprofits
The County’s 2016 Annual Employee Giving Drive is now past the halfway point, and this year’s goal is to raise $1.82 million. King County employees have donated $561,762.41 so far, bringing the drive to 31% of our goal! This week, we’re featuring four nonprofits serving King County’s great outdoors, and each is eligible to receive donations through the Employee Giving Program! Seattle Parks Foundation (2739) 105 S Main St, Ste 235 Seattle, WA 98104 – Seattle Parks Foundation works with volunteers, donors and community leaders to build and sustain a thriving, accessible,… Read More
The Annual Employee Giving Drive: Nonprofits helping kids
The County’s 2016 Annual Employee Giving Drive is approaching the halfway point, and this year’s goal is to raise $1.82 million. King County employees have donated $419,780.58 so far, bringing the drive to 23.1% of the goal! If you’ve made it to one of the nonprofit expositions, you may know you can win prizes just by learning about five attending nonprofits! (This can be done virtually, as well.) To enter a drawing for the grand prize of Seattle City Pass, movie tickets, and fun giveaways, visit nonprofits (in person, or through the… Read More
The Annual Employee Giving Drive and Disability Awareness Month
The County’s 2016 Annual Employee Giving Drive continues, and this year’s goal is to raise $1.82 million. King County employees have donated $286,165.44 so far, bringing the drive to 15.7% of the goal! The Employee Giving Program is a philanthropic resource for King County employees that benefits county employees by providing prescreened nonprofits, allowing you to plan your giving, making it possible for you to donate time (vacation or compensatory hours), and offering anonymity. In observance of King County’s Disability Awareness Month, the following are four nonprofits serving the King County area… Read More