Category: Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)

CreateAthon Blog

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

CreateAthon Northeastern Pennsylvania is Ready to Rock!
  • Written by John Dawe, CFRE

CreateAThon Northeastern Pennsylvania is getting ready to rock and roll! cds creative, inc. first signed on and did our first CreateAThon was nine years ago — over the years other agencies signed on and we now work with teams of other agencies and freelancers throughout the region.  We don’t mind – the more folks we... Read More

Tough love from CreateAthon
  • Written by Teresa Coles

CreateAthon week is here! Partner agencies — at least those that hold their events in the fall — are scurrying around with prep work for the BIG DAY. Here’s a word of advice from the Mother Ship to keep in mind during these final days: manage expectations. That means doing things like: • Developing a brief... Read More

CreateAthon of the Lowcountry is ready to roll!
  • Written by Jennifer Cherock

Trio Solutions, Inc. has met with our final 5 nonprofits this week and we are THRILLED to finally announce to everyone who we have chosen to work with during this year’s CreateAthon: -The Belle Baruch Foundation -Chamber Music Charleston -East Cooper Meals on Wheels -Friendship Medical Clinic and Pharmacy -Berkeley County Family YMCA We are... Read More

CreateAthon lands in NYC
  • Written by Teresa Coles

Imagine our excitement at the Mother Ship when we learned this spring that Peyton Rowe, director and Chief Evangelical Officer of CreateAthon onCampus, had been selected as one of only 15 professionals in the country to participate in IMPACT! Design for Social Change. IMPACT! is a six-week summer intensive study at the School of Visual... Read More