We discuss the trends, challenges and opportunities of corporate philanthropy, cause marketing, sponsorships, employee volunteerism and workplace giving.


Learning@Lunch – Schedule

Learning@Lunch sessions are now virtual and held on the second Thursday of the month from noon until 1pm

*We hope everyone is staying safe and healthy. Although we cannot meet in person at this time, we are making every effort to include interactive components into our virtual Learning@Lunch events. It is important that we share best practices, challenges and success stories.
Learn more about our upcoming events below. 

January 14th, 2021

Speaker: Junelle Kroontje (King County WA)

Venue: Virtual Zoom Event

Topic: Growing corporate donors through employee volunteerism

February 11th, 2021

Speaker: Moderated by Kevin Henry of Sound (formerly Sound Mental Health)

Venue: Virtual Zoom Event

Topic: Dissecting the departure of Dr. Ben Danielson of Odessa Brown and what nonprofits can learn from this.

March 11th, 2021

Speaker: TBA

Venue: Virtual Zoom Event

Topic: TBA

January 14th, 2021

Growing corporate donors through employee volunteerism

Why it’s important to have volunteer opportunities

Speaker: Junelle Kroontje, Employee Giving Program Manager at King County, WA

Description: We’ll discuss why it is important for your nonprofit organization to have volunteer opportunities and what can be done during Covid-19 times.

Joining us will be Junelle Kroontje, Employee Giving Program Manager at King County, WA. She is in charge of running the giving program at the 5th largest employer in the Seattle area with 15,000 employees.

Date: Thursday January 14th, 2021 from noon until 1:00 pm

Location: Virtual Zoom Meeting

Register: Free to those who purchased the Conference 2020 & Learning@Lunch packet; $20 to others

Contact: Joy Stephens (425.653.1575 or joy@o2joyent.com) for more information or for sponsorship opportunities.

Past Speakers

Thank you to our past Learning@Lunch speakers

Kristen Ragain


Tracy Wort


Jesse Rhodes


Kevin Henry

Sound Health

Nick Anderson

Columbia Bank

Pearl Leung

Vulcan, Inc.

Helene Andersen

Vulcan, Inc.

Kristen Ragain


Dwight Prevo

Wells Fargo

Sara Osborne


Gina Breukelman

The Boeing Company

Milt Doumit


Cassandra Mitchell


Shannon Boldizsar


Christopher Wiggins

Safeco Insurance

Paul Hollie


Premera Blue Cross

Diem Ly


Zach Stratton


Alice Shobe


Pamela Baade

Holland America Line

Erin Moyer

Laird Norton Wealth Management

Jennifer Butler

Zillow Group

Jane Broom

Microsoft Philanthropies

Katherine Cheng


Trip Switzer

Museum of Flight

Linda Peffer

Corporate Social Responsibility Consultant

Joe Filoseta


SigniaDocs, Inc., DepotPoint

Tim Heimerle

Northwest Kidney Centers

Kathy Parks


Mike Cheever

College Success Foundation

Ania B-Alyson

Seattle Animal Shelter

Jeannette Privat

Jeannette Privat

King County Library System

Debra Holland

Debra Holland

Pacific Continental Bank

Ryan Hicks

Ryan Hicks

Seattle Symphony

Holly Hoag

Holly Hoag


Alex Kyger

Alex Kyger

Seattle Opera

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