Donations aren’t as high as before the recession, but Washington state government employees kept up their donations to charity through a second year of pay cuts in 2012.
Givers to the state-run Combined Fund Drive donated about $5.3 million to more than 3,800 local, state and global charities through automatic pay deductions, according to the Office of the Secretary of State.
The agency has a fuller report on the donations here from staffer Brian Zylstra.
The fundraising included special events of short duration. Two singled out by Zylstra: one that drew some $28,000 …