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.

July 11, 2019

Speaker: TBA

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

August 8, 2019

Speaker: Gina Breukelman – BOEING, Senior Manager Global Engagement

Venue: Museum of Glass, 1801 Dock Street, Tacoma, WA 98402

September 19, 2019

Speaker: Sara Osbourne – SAFEWAY, Director of Public Affairs

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

June 13, 2019

Thank you to our sponsors

Topic: Corporate giving, sponsorship & employee volunteerism at KeyBank

Speaker: Cassandra Mitchell

Description: KeyBank, a generous contributor in the Puget Sound Region, has recently been awarded a spot in the top 25 philanthrophic companies in our area. Coming in at #12 on the Puget Sound Business Journal’s Corporate Citizenship Large Company ranking for 2018 having donated $1.8 million in cash.

Join us and hear from Cassandra Mitchell, the bank’s VP and Corporate Responsibility Officer as she discusses the bank’s giving initiatives, which causes they support and the critical success factors for being successful in having a strong and ongoing relationship with a coprorate donor.

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 | 363 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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