We discuss the trends, challenges and opportunities of corporate giving, cause-related marketing, sponsorships and employee engagement.


Learning@Lunch – Schedule

Learning@Lunch sessions are held at various locations in Seattle and the Eastside on the second Thursday of the month from 12:00pm – 1:30pm.

May 9, 2019

Speaker: Shannon Boldizsar – STARBUCKS, Senior Manager Government and Community Affairs

Venue: YMCA of Greater Seattle. 909 4th Avenue, Seattle, WA 98104

June 13, 2019

Speaker: to be determined

Venue: Seattle Opera – Tagney Jones Hall. 363 Mercer Street, Seattle, WA 98109

July 11, 2019

Speaker: to be determined

Venue: Bellevue Schools Foundation. Building 1 – Rainier Room, 12241 Main Street, Bellevue, WA 98005

June 13, 2019

Thank you to our sponsors

Topic: We will meet at the new Seattle Opera building to hear from a seasoned community engagement speaker on the ways in which her company works with the nonprofits in the Puget Sound Area.

Speaker: TBD

Description: TBD

Details: Feel free to bring a brown bag lunch.

Date:  Thursday June 13, 2019 from noon until 1:30 pm

Location: Seattle Opera | Tagney Jones Hall | 321 Mercer St | Seattle, WA 98109

Sponsors: Thank you to our sponsors Purposeful, and Greater Giving

Register: $20 per person. For those who attended the full day Corporate Giving Network conference on March 14, 2019 – this event is free.

Host: Thank you to the Seattle Opera for being our host.

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

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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