CreateAthon Blog

FleishmanHillard Canada Prepares for CreateAthon 2015
  • Written by Peyton Rowe

1.       Why do you all do CreateAthon? FH Toronto has grown a lot since we last participated in CreateAthon, and we’re looking forward to being able to showcase how beneficial some of our newest office additions are. For example, we have a full creative services department now, as well as a media buyer and a... Read More

Six Amazing Ways to Engage Employees in Service
  • Written by CreateAthon

Do you wish you could hear from the experts as you manage and scale employee engagement and corporate volunteer programs?  Now you can! The latest trends in corporate volunteering are now at your fingertips and on video with Points of Light’s Corporate Video Lecture Series. Watch and learn as corporate social responsibility experts from the... Read More

Seamgen CreateAthon Offers Pro Bono Services to Nonprofits
  • Written by CreateAthon

Seamgen invites local nonprofit organizations to submit applications for its CreateAthon® event, to be held October 24-25, 2015. CreateAthon is a 24-hour blitz during which Seamgen provides creative services to nonprofit organizations on a pro bono basis. “This is our first year partnering with CreateAthon and it will definitely represent some of the most important... Read More

How CreateAthon Appeals to Employee’s Sweet Spot
  • Written by Rhian Rotz

In December, two of the 2014 trends about corporate societal engagement by CECP resonated as we reflected on Waggener Edstrom’s second annual CreateAthon event. The post highlighted that companies are paying closer attention to their culture and how it aligns company values with employee values because employees are looking to work for companies that share... Read More

What we learned from going sleepless in Seattle
  • Written by Rhian Rotz

  During global Pro Bono Week (#PB14), Waggener Edstrom celebrated its second CreateAthon experience. Twenty-four ambitious and energetic employees filled up on protein, energy drinks and delicious food — but no sleep — to create and deliver storytelling campaigns, marketing materials, PR plans and new brand identities to help support the missions of five amazing... Read More

Pro Bono Week is rocking in Richmond, VA
  • Written by Peyton Rowe

Richmond, Virginia is a hot spot of Pro Bono events this week. As many of you know, Pro Bono Week, a global celebration of the pro bono ethic across all sectors, is Oct. 19 through Oct. 25.  In honor of that outstanding week, three events are happening at Virginia Commonwealth University and each them is... Read More

288 hours of Pro Bono next week! (and 48 this week)
  • Written by Peyton Rowe

That’s a lot of volunteering, helping nonprofits solve various communications and marketing challenges. It’s a lot of coffee, too. Twelve marketing organizations in the US and Canada will host CreateAthon events during Pro Bono Week, October 19 – 25. The week is a global celebration of skills-based volunteerism and the impact it can have on... Read More