Eugene Cho


co-founder of one day's wages (ODW),
lead pastor of quest church, seattle

Eugene is the co-founder (along with his wife) and visionary of One Day’s Wages – “a new movement of people, stories, and actions to alleviate extreme global poverty.” The strategy of ODW is to cre­ate a collaborative movement via integrat­ing Human Relationships, Social Media/ Technology, and the Power of Story. ODW promotes awareness, invites simple giving (one day’s wages) and supports sustain­able relief through partnerships, especially with smaller organizations in developing regions. Since its launch in October 2009, ODW has been featured in The New York Times (twice), The Seattle Times, NPR and numerous other media outlets.Eugene is also the founder and Lead Pastor of Quest Church – an urban, multi-cultural and mul­ti-generational church in Seattle, Wash­ington as well as founder and Executive Director of the Q Café – an innovative non-profit community café and music venue. Eugene and Minhee have been married for over fifteen years and have three children. Together, they live happily ever after in Se­attle, Washington.