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Since our first breakfast in 2007, we've been creating jobs to change the lives of people with disabilities through perseverance and discovery. Now, it's time to celebrate! Let's come together in celebration of disability inclusion!
Join us at our 15th Champions of Inclusion Fundraising Event!
OCTOBER 19, 2020 @ 7:00AM
A Crystal 15 representing the 15th anniversary of the event.
A man with disabilities wearing glasses an a baseball cap smiles at the camera.

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 19, 2020

Join us in person at Meydenbauer Center in Bellevue, WA at 7:00am for complimentary coffee and breakfast, and a chance to win one of many amazing prizes donated by our giving community.

Can’t make it? Join us virtually at any point throughout the day! Registration is still required, and watch parties are encouraged! Have your friends, family and coworkers join in on the transformative power of employment and the power people with disabilities have on our lives.

Join us at our 15th Champions of Inclusion Fundraising event!

Since our first breakfast in 2007, we’ve been creating jobs to change the lives of people with disabilities through perseverance and discovery. Now, it’s time to celebrate! Let’s come together in celebration of disability inclusion!

Champions of Inclusion is AtWork!’s premier fundraising event honoring the achievements of people with disabilities served by our organization, as well as the “Inclusion Champions’ who have demonstrated a commitment to creating life-changing opportunities and experiences for people with disabilities. In honor of our event’s 15th anniversary year, we’re honoring a champion from each of our counties of service; King, Snohomish, and Spokane counties.

Serving King County
Serving Snohomish County
Serving Spokane County

Thank you to our generous event sponsors!

We couldn’t do this without you! Your support is what’s changing the face of employment for people with disabilities!

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Thank you Advocate Sponsors,

Learn the rewards of becoming a sponsor!

The cover of the 15th Annual Sponsorship Packet. Includes a Asian-American man smiling at the camera and a 15th anniversary emblem.

Your sponsorship will empower people with disabilities to be productive, integrated, and contributing members of their communities and will address the ever-growing waitlist for services. You’ll also receive a number of benefits! Download the Sponsorship Packet to the right to learn more! Interested? Sign up through our web portal, just as you would register for the event!

Watch last year's event!

2020 was an incredible year, and like many, we were forced to pivot our in-person event to a virtual model. With an incredible team, powerful leadership, and a few strokes of luck, our event was inclusive, engaging, and successful. Watch now!

Join the Randall Club Circle!

The Randall Club Circle

AtWork! created the Randall Club in Oct. 2020 to build a philanthropic community with a united mission; empowering people with disabilities. This monthly giving community supports the overall mission of AtWork!, while providing a rare and exclusive networking opportunity spanning Washington State.

This year, we’re offering the exclusive opportunity to join the Randall Club Circle at our event. Complete with membership to the Randall Club, exclusive invitations to Randall Club events throughout the year, and group sponsor recognition in all event communications. Join us in the circle, the Randall Club circle.

October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month

NDEAM 2021, America's Recovery: Powered by InclusionWe chose to celebrate in October as it marks National Disability Employment Awareness Month. This year’s #NDEAM theme is “America’s Recovery: Powered by Inclusion”, and reflects the importance of ensuring that people with disabilities have full access to employment and community involvement during the national recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic.

NDEAM is held each October to commemorate the many and varied contributions of people with disabilities to America’s workplaces and economy.

Learn more at dol.gov/odep

Meet our speakers!

David Silverman, Auctioneer

David Silverman, Emcee

A benefit auctioneer for more than 10 years, David has worked with organizations ranging from the Humane Society Tux and Tails Gala, Swedish Hospital, and Susan G. Komen to Seattle County Day School and many others. With a background in stand-up comedy and theater, David brings theatrical energy and wealth of entertainment experience to all his events.

Board Member, Greg Russell

Greg Russell, Chair of the AtWork! Board

Greg is a partner in the Bellevue-based law firm of Peterson Russell Kelly Livengood. For more than 30 years, Greg has represented a broad range of business clients providing a wide variety of services. He is passionate about supporting and giving back to the communities where he lives and works. He has and continues to play an instrumental role in a variety of professional and civic programs.

Alicia Crank, CDO

Alicia Crank, AtWork! CDO

Prior to AtWork!, Alicia held several leadership positions in corporate banking, education, business, and the nonprofit sector in Silicon Valley. Having moved to Greater Seattle in 2014, she is now one of only a few women of color in corporate philanthropy. She currently serves on the City of Edmonds Planning Board, as well as the Vice-Chair of the Snohomish County / Paine Field Airport Commission.

Wally Tablit

Wally Tablit, AtWork! VP of Mission Services

Wally is a recognized leader in the field of Supported Employment with over 19 years of experience working with people with disabilities. He is known as a strong collaborator and colleague among employment providers. Wally has an extensive background in executing employment strategies for a diverse population. Wally also currently serves as President of Washington State APSE.

Chris Brandt

Chris Brandt, AtWork! CEO

Chris Brandt has been CEO of AtWork! since August of 2006. She led the transformation of AtWork! from reliance on service models that segregated and isolate people with disabilities, to a nationally recognized leader in integrated community employment and inclusion. She is known as a champion for the equity and inclusion of all people with disabilities in our workforce and society.