2015 Campaign Leader Training
May 18, 2015

It's that time again!!!

The Combined Fund Drive will be holding Campaign Leader Trainings on June 9 in King County June 16, 18 and 24 in Thurston County to prepare our lead volunteers for the 2015 Annual Giving Campaign.

Click here to check out times in THURSTON and KING counties, and to sign up.

2015 Leadership Breakfast provides fun and inspiration for all
May 18, 2015

Agency directors, Campaign Leaders and charities were treated to a fun and inspiring event on May 14 as the CFD presented the 2015 Leadership Breakfast.

Guests were treated to inspiring charity speakers, fun videos and a fabulous keynote speaker who spoke about the importance of leadership in the Annual Giving Campaign.

Click here for photos from the fabulous event.

Secretary of State and CFD honor Seahawks
May 18, 2015

Secretary of State Kim Wyman, her executive management team and the CFD visited the Seahawks practice facility in Renton on May 13 to honor the team with the NASS Medallion, a national award that recognizes private organizations and their service to the community.

Check out the video of the ceremony by clicking here.

See more details on the event by checking out the blog post from the Secretary of State.

CFD runs Nepal Earthquake Relief Campaign
May 18, 2015

As grim news of the devastation from the major earthquake in Nepal continues to come in, the Combined Fund Drive is running a special disaster relief campaign to assist charities on the ground providing assistance.

More than $30,000 has already been raised, and you can give to any of the CFD member charities that have reported a presence in Nepal with either your credit card or through your paycheck until the end of May.

Click here for more details.

Giving Wisely
May 18, 2015

With so many different choices, it can be hard knowing which charity to invest your donations in. The key is to make sure you are giving wisely as a donor.

The Charities Division in the Office of the Secretary of State has created a webpage for all donors, whether they give through the CFD or not, that provides unique tools that will help you plan your giving in a smart and effective way. The webpage will provide you with documents and brochures about what to look for when you decide to give to charity.

Check out this comprehensive website to find out more about giving wisely.

Thank you for supporting the Washington State Combined Fund Drive, located in Olympia, Washington. The Combined Fund Drive is registered with Washington State's Charities Program as required by law and additional information is available by calling 800-332-4483 or visiting www.sos.wa.gov/charities.