Celebrate Giving!

Your Monday Partners eBlast

April 29, 2019

Next Meeting:

Please join us for our next South Sound Partners for Philanthropy
general membership meeting on
Wednesday, May 1
8:30-9:30 am
at Thurston Community Media 


The May membership meeting will be a panel of local businesses that give to many of the nonprofits in Thurston County. Please come prepared with questions about corporate sponsorships and what they look for in nonprofits that they support.


General membership meetings are typically the first Wednesday of each month.


Do you have an upcoming fundraising event/gala that you want listed on the 
South South Partners for Philanthropy website calendar

Enter your information here and we'll put it up on the website!

 For events, trainings, and job postings displayed in this eBlast, please send the event flyer (in jpg or png format) and "blurb" (if necessary) to:  marketing@celebrategiving.org

Please send information as text or a link to your website, as we can not link external PDF's.



Membership Events and News:

From Kim Andrews with Care Net
Walk for Life
May 4 

Care Net's Annual Walk for Life is a free, community event to raise funds and awareness in support of Care Net's mission to provide free medical, emotional and spiritual support to women and their partners to make the best decisions relating to their pregnancy, as well as free STD testing & treatment and parenting education.

From Shea Wahlstrom with Boys & Girls Club of Thurston County
GIVE Back to the Future
May 16

GIVE Back to the Future at Boys & Girls Clubs of Thurston County’s Foundation for the Future Breakfast and Fundraiser!
May 16 @ 7:00am
Community members and Clubs supporters are invited to rise and shine with Boys & Girls Clubs of Thurston County on May 16, 2019 for the annual Foundation for the Future Breakfast and fundraiser. Each year, friends of the organization meet talented Club members and hear motivational guest speakers share how the Clubs are changing communities for the better.
All are welcome and there is no charge for breakfast thanks to our generous sponsors however, donations are encouraged. 
Interested in being a Table Captain? Contact Shea Wahlstrom at swahlstrom@bgctc.org.
For more information or to save your seat, visit bgctc.org/events.


From Jennifer Hermann with Olympia Symphony
Celebrate the Symphony: Route 66!
May 17 @ 5:30 pm

The Olympia Symphony invites you to "Get your kicks on Route 66," as we CELEBRATE the OSO's 66th Season!

Enjoy dinner and wine, cocktails at a no-host bar, entertainment by OSO musicians, and dance the night away to old-time rock-and-roll favorites, Daryl & the Diptones! There will be a SILENT AUCTION with items and experiences donated by our local community partners, and a LIVE AUCTION of one-of-a-kind experiences (a chance to conduct the Symphony, a string quartet written just for you, golf with Maestro Huw Edwards, and more!)

Don your favorite cocktail or "retro 60's attire," invite a friend, and Celebrate YOUR Symphony!

Information, tickets, and auction items can be found here.

 From Sarah Hannapel with Senior Services for South Sound
Meals that Matter
May 22 @ 12:00-1:00 pm

Meals That Matter Luncheon (formerly Brighten Lives) is on Wednesday, May 22, 2019 at Hotel RL from 12-1pm. This is a free lunch for people to come and learn more about Senior Services for South Sound and support ending senior hunger in our community. Yes, this is a fundraiser too. You will be asked to consider making a contribution. There is no minimum and no maximum gift requested.We want people to come and find out about the great programs offered at Senior Services. Please join us!

Looking for more Table Captains!  If interested in being a Table Captain or to register,  please contact Jolene Black at jblack@southsoundseniors.org or 360.586.6181, ext. 110.


Training Opportunities:

A reminder that as a member of Partners you are eligible to apply for a scholarship towards training opportunities that further the work that we do in our nonprofits. We ask that those who receive a scholarship provide a brief presentation to the members at a later membership meeting of what they learned. If you are interested in apply for a scholarship, you can find the link in the members only section under education on the Partners website.

Washington Nonprofits:

Washington Nonprofits - Online Trainings
Washington Nonprofits produces around 100 WEBINARS ANNUALLY to make sure that colleagues across Washington have access to learning. We produce free webinars on nonprofit board, finance, and legal basics. We lead a MONTHLY FREE WEBINAR on a range of topics. We organize online courses designed to deliver practical skills and tools on key topics, such as the board chair role and fundraising. 


Explore online and in-person learning opportunities HERE.


Job Postings:

WHO: Olympia School District Education Foundation
Executive Director
WHO: Washington Center for the Performing Arts
Graphics Communications Coordinator
DETAILS:  The Graphic Communications Coordinator works with the Marketing Department to complete a variety of collateral materials and design projects for print, broadcast, and digital media platforms. The Washington Center is a dynamic, supportive and creative working environment that is fast paced and exciting. This position is responsible for assisting in the creative look and feel of each new season and will assist with creative campaigns to support Washington Center messaging.
Interested candidates should submit a Washington Center job application, cover letter, résumé, two sample successful sales campaigns from your portfolio, and three professional references to employment@washingtoncenter.org with the subject “Graphic Communications Coordinator.” Please see job description for further details.

WHO: Community Youth Services
Campaign Director
DETAILS:  The Campaign Director will champion the fundraising efforts associated with CYS’ Development and Leadership Teams’ Capital Restoration and Improvement Campaign that will provide necessary funding for improvements across CYS properties. They will organize the activities to raise funds or otherwise solicit and gather monetary donations or pledges. May design and produce promotional materials as well as raise awareness of CYS’ mission and vision within the community. The Campaign Director is charged with raising $2,500,000 to cover the costs of the planned capital improvement projects. The timeline for completion of the funding campaign is 18 months to 24 months or less.

WHO: Capitol Land Trust
Membership Engagement Manager
DETAILS:  Capitol Land Trust (CLT) is seeking a Membership Engagement Manager to lead and manage our member relations and fundraising program. The Membership Engagement Manager will be responsible for refining the strategic direction and implementing expansion of our individual membership program. They will guide the organization towards increasing the number of members by 5% annually through recruitment and retention efforts. The Membership Engagement Manager will also play a key role in increasing the amount of support CLT receives from individuals by fostering a culture of fundraising within the organization, leading to our shared goal of conserving essential natural areas and working lands. They will deepen member engagement by connecting our members to our conserved lands and programming, by creating opportunities for our members to connect with each other, by directing and supporting other staff and board in their member engagement, and by cultivating their own relationships with members.


WHO: Child Care Action Council 
Early Achievers Early Learning Consultant
The Early Learning Consultant is a multi-faceted position, providing resources and support to child care programs in Early Achievers from enrollment, through the Level 2 process, rating readiness preparation and post rating coaching. The Early Learning Consultant will be assigned the primary responsibility for a caseload of providers moving through the Early Achievers framework with the goal of supporting participants’ progression toward successful implementation of sustainable quality improvement practices. This is a full time position with work duties based primarily in Thurston and Mason counties.

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