Meet Alisha Eastman!

A few weeks ago, during a WPIG retreat in Roslyn, I was fortunate enough to sit down and learn a little more about Alisha Eastman. Alisha was one of the six founding members… Continue reading

Volunteering at Ryther Child Center

Every few months, the WPIG philanthropy committee organizes a volunteer opportunity. This month, WPIG planned and facilitated a night of fall and Halloween themed arts and crafts activities for the children living at… Continue reading

International Day for the Eradication of Poverty

On Sunday October 17, the United Nations observed the 24th annual International Day for the Eradication of Poverty. This day is as an essential reminder that, in times of economic downturn, it is… Continue reading

Giving differnces?

Today I came across an interesting link on According to this study, over half of all young Americans (generations X and Y) are giving to charity. The amount of money donated is small, especially… Continue reading

Support WPIG when you eat out this fall and winter.

WPIG partnered with Celebrated Chefs last year and the result has been excellent! The support we have received has helped increase our giving power and our ability to support organizations like our charity… Continue reading

Meet Nicole Demmon!

Our featured member is Nicole Demmon. Originally from Northern California, Nicole spent time in San Diego and more recently in San Francisco but has no regrets making Seattle her home. She is currently… Continue reading

WPIG featured online at Vivanista!

WPIG was featured this morning on Vivanista. This fabulous article profiles the back story of WPIG. Curious about how WPIG came to be? Wondering about the philosophy behind WPIG’s philanthropy efforts? Vivanista tells… Continue reading

Wearing Jeans to Work Pays Off!

On the last Friday of every month, Schnitzer West employees donate a minimum of $5 dollars to participate in “Jeans Friday”. Employees who donate are allowed to wear their favorite denim to work.… Continue reading

News Update From the Bill and Pat Bali Fund

WPIG recently received great news from our 2009 charity recipient. Bill Taylor, co-founder of the Bill and Pat Bali Fund, wrote that “WPIG’s group contribution to the Scholarship Fund is already making a… Continue reading

Meet Member Lori Chase!

Lori Chase is our featured member this month! Lori currently serves as Secretary on the Board of Directors and is also chair of the Administrative Committee. She joined WPIG in 2009 at the… Continue reading