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Giving Thanks

It feels hard to believe that Thanksgiving is only a few days away. As we officially enter this season of gratitude, we wanted to know what members of the Murdock Trust team were thankful for this year. These are just a few examples of the myriad things for which we will give thanks in the coming days as we gather with family and friends to reflect on a joyous year.

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  • “I am thankful for a wonderful wife that is fun to be with.”
  • “I am so eternally grateful for my husband, friends and family as I have never felt so loved and supported as I have battled a cancer diagnosis this year. I am so grateful for the work of Murdock and grantees who have worked so hard to bring medicines and knowledge to keep people alive and well.”
  •  “I am thankful for the opportunity every day to offer a blessing to someone that didn’t see it coming”
  • I am thankful for my wife’s gluten-free, vegan chocolate chip cookies. YUM!”
  • “I am grateful for meaningful work, and the opportunity to partner with nonprofit leaders who work towards restoration and transformation in the world.”
  •  “I am thankful for a house full of family and friends coming from around the country.”
  •  “I am thankful to work at a place where people care about people.”
  • “I’m thankful for my new career that allows my husband to stay home with our youngest child and have quality time with her.”
  • “I am grateful that I get to watch my amazingly talented daughter perform in The Nutcracker this year.”
  • “I’m grateful that the Trust is connected to many nonprofits in the Pacific Northwest that serve the vulnerable and the marginalized.”
  • “I am grateful for authentic and real relationships.”
  • “I’m grateful for the privilege to serve and interact with the amazing nonprofit leaders that make up our constituency.”

But most of all, we are grateful for all of the individuals and organizations that work every day to help serve the common good and uplift their local communities so that every individual and family has the opportunity to flourish and thrive.