CreateAthon Blog

CreateAthon, a Meaningful Experience
  • Written by Teresa Coles

What I love most about CreateAthon is using my creativity to help people. Not everyone is lucky enough to be able to do this. It is a wonderful feeling that can bring you to tears. Our friends at smith&jones in New England feel the exact same way. They’re doing CreateAthon a little different this year... Read More

The Spirit of Change
  • Written by Kathryn White

This will be my first CreateAthon. I couldn’t be more excited. In fact, before I started working for Riggs Partners, CreateAthon was one of my top reasons for wanting the job. I was both impressed that they were committed to giving back and inspired by the collaborative creative genius. And the fact that this drew... Read More

CreateAthon and The Healing Species: Helping Rescued Animals Heal the Heart
  • Written by Adele Little, The Healing Species

CreateAthon is one of the greatest gifts the Healing Species has ever received!  It felt incredibly humbling to be chosen by Riggs Partners and to receive such a large measure of professional talent and marketable material we could start using immediately to increase awareness about and support for our Compassion Education and Violence Intervention Program.... Read More

Working Pro Bono: Part Three
  • Written by Danielle Zeigler

Part Three: Using Social Media for Causes In honor of LWT’s 9th annual CreateAthon event, I’ll be covering a three part series on working for causes. Part One: Agencies Giving Back to the Community Part Two: LWT’s CreateAthon 2010 Coverage Part Three: Using Social Media for Causes Social media is the new avenue for social good,... Read More

Working Pro Bono: Part Two
  • Written by Danielle Zeigler

Part Two: CreateAthon 2010 Coverage CreateAthon 2010 at LWT began Thursday with a kick-off meeting, filled with talkative and excited employees. We welcomed APT into our conference room and individual team meetings to cover what the groups were working on. The projects included a large variety of advertising and marketing efforts, such as: website development,... Read More

Working Pro Bono: Part One
  • Written by Danielle Zeigler

Part One: Agencies Giving Back to the Community In honor of LWT’s 9th annual CreateAthon event, I’ll be covering a three part series on working for causes. Part One: Agencies Giving Back to the Community Part Two: LWT’s CreateAthon 2010 Coverage Part Three: Using Social Media for Causes Almost all agencies do pro bono work... Read More

CreateAthon: time flies when you’re having fun AND on a deadline
  • Written by Teresa Coles

I’ve always maintained it’s one or other. With CreateAthon, it’s truly both. How can it be 9:00? Ideas are swirling at wharp speed, but it’s just about time for things to settle down. At Riggs Partners we find the 9 to 12 block is get-over-the-hump time, when things go one way or another as we... Read More

Good Luck Fellow Agencies!
  • Written by Christine Tieri

Hello CreateAthoners – we are with you today, tonight and tomorrow – in spirit. The folks up here at smith&jones are doing our CreateAthon next Thursday night. We wish you – and all the wonderful non-profits you are doing work for – an abundant evening of creative ideas, caffeine and chocolate. Best of luck, and... Read More

And we're off!
  • Written by Jennifer Cherock

CreateAthon of the Lowcountry is kicking into high gear! The office elf (a.k.a. Jessica Munday) did a great job of ‘jazzing’ up the office last night to help us get inspired and ready to take on the challenge! Follow our progress here as we navigate the day on our own blog or on our Facebook... Read More

CreateAthon Eve
  • Written by Teresa Coles

The briefs are approved, the teams are set, the refrigerator’s been cleaned out. Now all that’s left is the night before, when you know you should go to bed early but your mind is racing with questions that threaten to keep you up this night, of all nights. Can we really serve 10 nonprofits? Do... Read More