Eight South Carolina nonprofit organizations will be the beneficiaries of pro bono marketing and communication services provided by Riggs Partners during its 21st annual CreateAthon®. The 24-hour marketing marathon will begin Thursday, October 18 at 8:00 a.m. and conclude the morning of Friday, October 19.
Organizations selected as CreateAthon clients this year include:
Autism Academy of South Carolina
Columbia Children’s Theatre
Final Victory Animal Rescue
Habele Outer Island Education Fund
One Columbia for Arts and History
South Carolina Campaign to Prevent Teen Pregnancy
“Every CreateAthon opens us up to the work that’s being done every day by people who have dedicated their careers to tackling the issues that make our communities stronger,” said Teresa Coles, president of Riggs Partners and co-founder of CreateAthon. “We’re grateful to have the opportunity to work with these groups and develop communications strategies that can help move their work forward. Best of all, we love getting to know everyone and cheering them on as their organizations grow.”
Sun Solutions will again donate printing and production services for marketing materials developed for Riggs Partners’ CreateAthon clients.
Riggs Partners founded CreateAthon in 1998 as an innovative way to provide pro bono marketing services to nonprofits in South Carolina. The program has achieved significant impact since its national expansion in 2002, attracting more than 100 agencies, universities, professional organizations and corporate marketing departments throughout the world as CreateAthon partners. In total, the program has served more than 1,300 nonprofit organizations with pro bono marketing projects valued at more than $24 million.
For more information on the program, please visit www.createathon.org.
About Riggs Partners
Riggs Partners is a creative marketing consultancy that specializes in helping clients build Responsible Brands, aligning organizational health, business strategy and brand marketing. For more information, visit www.riggspartners.com.
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