Articles tagged with: Spirit of Caring Awards
At the Spirit of Caring Celebration on March 8, United Way of King County recognized Weyerhaeuser’s Making WAVES program as the 2011 Outstanding Employee Volunteer Program.
The award recognizes Weyerhaeuser’s strong commitment to volunteerism, and its effort so encourage and reward their employees for making a difference through volunteering.
Weyerhaeuser’s special volunteer program, Making WAVES, supports the charitable work of employees. To participate, employees identify a need in their community and work with a nonprofit or school to develop a project. Weyerhaeuser…
At the Spirit of Caring Celebration on March 8, we honored Dr. Sandra Madrid as Ambassador of the Year for her exceptional dedication as an advocate for United Way of King County.
For the last 15 years Sandra has demonstrated her commitment to United Way’s mission. She has done everything from chairing United Way’s board to leading the Volunteerism Task Force.
She can best be described as “positive energy.”
This past fall, Sandra played a major role in a fundraising event…
We were proud to honor Evelyn Lemoine as our 2011 Volunteer of the Year at our Spirit of Caring Celebration on March 8.
Evelyn has been a dedicated United Way volunteer, donor and advocate for many years.
In 2004 Evelyn stepped up to serve as one of United Way’s inaugural impact council chairs. She led the Children Youth & Families Impact Council and then the Early Learning Impact Council for four years and she remains an active member to this day.…
United Way of King County awarded AT&T the Spirit of Puget Sound Award—our top honor for corporate philanthropy—at the Spirit of Caring Celebration on March 8.
The Spirit of Puget Sound Award honors outstanding community involvement, sustained campaign excellence, and the promotion of volunteerism.
Here are just a few reasons why we presented AT&T with this prestigious honor:
Campaign coordinators are the lifeblood of United Way of King County’s fundraising efforts. They often coordinate workplace giving campaigns on top of their regular jobs. At this year’s Spirit of Caring Celebration, we saluted three of our top coordinators.
From the get-go, Ben Farrow ensured that Puget Sound Energy was well-positioned for a successful campaign season. He secured top-level management support and developed a keenly strategic campaign plan. At this year’s campaign kickoff, he and the team organized two lunch-hour volunteer…
We recently honored the best in giving and volunteering with our annual Spirit of Caring Awards. Sandy Gregory, Lucy Pruzan and Elaine Sells all were award winners, and we are proud to tell you more about them!
Elaine Sells: Volunteer of the Year
When it comes to stepping up and giving back to the community, Elaine Sells leads the way. Elaine has volunteered with United Way of King County’s Impact Council since 2004. She’s been instrumental in helping guide the direction of our work…
United Way of King County awarded the prestigious Spirit of Caring Awards on March 3 in front of a crowded ballroom at the Hyatt Regency Bellevue. Honorees included individuals and corporations who represented the best in giving and volunteering.
Costco Wholesale received the Spirit of Puget Sound Award, recognized as King County’s highest achievement in corporate philanthropy. The award honors outstanding community involvement, sustained campaign excellence, and the promotion of volunteerism.
For the 2009-2010 campaign season, the employees of Costco showed incredible heart, and boundless generosity. Chairman Jeff Brotman’s…
United Way of King County’s Spirit of Caring Celebration is a special evening dedicated to recognizing and thanking the extraordinary people in our community who are stepping up, standing out and giving back—including you!
Please join us March 3 at the Hyatt Regency Bellevue for drinks, hors d’oeuvres and raucous rounds of applause for the winners of the Spirit of Caring Awards, United Way’s highest form of community recognition.
The Spirit of Caring Celebration was a great way to recognize and thank everyone who gives, volunteers and cares about our community. And we proudly inducted this year’s Spirit of Caring Award winners into United Way of King County’s “Hall of Fame.”
The Seattle Mariners took home top honors, receiving the Spirit of Puget Sound Award, recognized as King County’s highest achievement in corporate philanthropy. The award honors outstanding community involvement, sustained campaign excellence, and the promotion of volunteerism.
Community leader Karen Marcotte…