Skills-based Volunteering

Flipside Shares the Love

Once upon a time in a faraway land (okay, so Canada isn’t that far away, but bear with us), the do-gooders at Flipside met the do-gooders at Riggs Partners, and they fell in love, and they produced amazing CreateAthon work for dozens of deserving clients. They also wrote really, really awesome “thank you” notes like this one:

 

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CreateAthon in Dogs

There’s no better day than April Fools Day to take a stroll through CreateAthon from a unique and flavorful perspective. There are a few shy volunteers across the CreateAthon universe you may have missed in all the all-nighter ruckus. Little Bit L.B. (“she’s a little bit of everything”) works at the CreateAthon mothership: Riggs Partners. [...]

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(Very)Nicely Done!

The folks at verynice, a design and innovation consultancy based in Los Angeles, know a thing or two about pro-bono. Since opening their doors, they’ve donated over $775,000 in creative services to clients all over the world. CreateAthon was a unique opportunity, then, for the firm to give back to two deserving nonprofits located in [...]

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Live CreateAthon Action in Richmond, VA

Did you catch this week’s post on Furman University’s inaugural CreateAthon on Campus? Psst. It’s here. Well, if you dug the good work done by all those Paladins earlier this month, then you also may dig what’s happening right now at Richmond’s Virginia Commonwealth University. They are CreateAthon-ing their Ram hearts out. Lucky for you, you can [...]

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CreateAthon on Campus: A Photo Story from Furman University

On February 27-28, Furman University hosted its first CreateAthon on Campus, an event that gave Furman students the opportunity to both apply their talents to meaningful work and gain first-hand experience in creative marketing. During the 24-hour marathon of designing, developing and producing marketing materials for local non-profits, FU students lived by the motto, “learn [...]

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