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Mailing Address
800 5th Ave, Suite 101-227
Seattle, WA 98104-3102
Tax ID # 36-4596650

2015 Open House

EASE invites all City employees to our annual Open House on February 12, 2015. Please consider donating a bake sale item, valentine craft item, or rally your Department or work unit to donate a valentine themed auction basket for the event. Donations for the event will be accepted between 10:30-11:30 AM on February 12. Contact us at if you have any questions.

Open House
Thursday, February 12 | 11:30-1:30
City Hall | Bertha Knight Landes Room

Keynote Speaker: Susan Coskey, Director of SDHR
Bake & Gift Sale
Door Prizes include a stay at Salish Lodge
Valentine Gift Baskets | Auction closes at 1:00
Purchases are eligible for payroll deduction

Leadership in Public Service

EASE is a non-profit and 100% volunteer-run organization allowing City employees to assist fellow City employees who have experienced catastrophic circumstances and are in need of financial assistance. The success of the organization in assisting City employees was recognized by the Seattle Management Association with their 2014 Leadership in Public Service Award.


Be sure to check out more pictures of EASE events on our Facebook page – and please like us while you’re there!

EASE Needs You

Need outstripped donations in 2014. We saw a near doubling in applications this past year. More employees donating through payroll deduction is our ongoing goal. Donations through the Citys Employee Giving Program, Seattle Shares, ensure a steady flow of funds for employees in need. And thanks to our corporate sponsors, every dollar donated by an employee goes to an employee in need.

  1. DONATE through payroll deduction. Here’s a link to a brief PowerPoint that will walk you through donating via Employee Self Service. Our goal is for every employee able, to donate just $3 per paycheck!
  2. FUNDRAISE for EASE within your Department or work group. Rally your work group to donate a basket to our annual online auction. Contact us at to give.
  3. VOLUNTEER - Email us at if you're interested in volunteering.
  4. SMILE.AMAZON.COM - Set up EASE as your charity of choice, then shop online at and Amazon will donate a % of eligible sales to EASE!

The Application Deadline for Assistance is 15th of each month.

Applications for

can be dropped off at the Customer Service Bureau Office
(1st floor of City Hall, Mailstop CH-01-50)
or mailed to:
800 5th Ave,
Suite 101-227
Seattle, WA