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.

September 19, 2019

Speaker: Sara Osborne – SAFEWAY/ALBERTSON’s, Director of Public Affairs

Venue: Fred Hutch Weintraub Bld B-Suites,  1100 Fairview Ave. N. Seattle, WA 98109

Oct 10, 2019

Speaker: Dwight Prevo – WELLS FARGO, VP Government & Community Relations

Venue:  Seattle Symphony | 200 University St | Seattle, WA 98101

November 14, 2019

Speaker: Kristen Ragain – REI, Philanthropy & Community Partnerships Manager

Venue: TBA

Sept 19, 2019

Thank you to our sponsor

Topic: SAFEWAY & corporate giving with Sara Osborne

Speaker: Sara Osborne

Description: We will discuss the many ways that Safeway supports the nonprofit sector in the areas of philanthropy, sponsorship, cause-related marketing, employee volunteerism and workplace giving.

In 2018, Safeway donated $4.66 million in cash to Washington based nonprofits ranking #7 on the PSBJ Corporate Citizenship list. Join us and learn how the company chooses its partners focusing on the attributes it values.

Details: Feel free to bring a brown bag lunch.

Date:  Thursday Sept 19, 2019 from noon until 1:30 pm

Location: TBA

Sponsors: Thank you to our sponsor 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 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

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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