Local Marketing Agency Opens Free Service Applications to Lowcountry Nonprofits > Charleston Business Journal

Trio Solutions Inc.a Mount Pleasant marketing communications agency, will work nonstop for 24 hours to provide free advertising and marketing services to Lowcountry nonprofits during its 16th annual CreateAthon this autumn.

The agency is accepting applications from nonprofit organizations until the end of July.
CreateAthon is a 24-hour creative marathon launched by Riggs Partners in Colombia over 20 years ago. Trio joined forces in 2007 and has supported more than 65 nonprofit organizations by providing more than $500,000 in pro bono services, the agency said in a press release. The agency has donated over $35,000 in efforts in 2021 alone.Trio will be accepting applications from Lowcountry-based nonprofits until 5 p.m. July 31. Applicants must complete a written form and are encouraged to submit a 60-second video explaining why their organization should be selected. Applications can be found on line.
“It is an honor and a privilege to support such incredible organizations,” Jenny Dennis, Trio President, said in the press release. “Our team is grateful for opportunities like CreateAthon that allow us to use our skills to give back to Lowcountry nonprofits that give so much to our communities every day.”

The CreateAthon will take place on October 27 and 28. Up to four nonprofit organizations will be selected to participate this year.

Another “People’s Choice” organization will also be chosen via Trio’s social media channels from August 22 to August 28 at 8 p.m. The final People’s Choice winner, along with the other four selected organizations, will be announced on August 29.Selected organizations may receive services including marketing and fundraising plans, logos, websites, postcards, banners, brand identity packages, website reviews and media plans social. The scope of the projects will vary depending on the capacity of the Trio team as well as the organizations specific needs, according to the statement. For more information about CreateAthon, email [email protected] or call 843-216-0442.Local businesses are encouraged to contribute to Trio’s CreateAthon efforts by donating food and beverages for the event. Those interested in donating can use the same email address.
CreateAthon is a national 501(c)3 organization that recruits marketing and communications agencies, universities, professional organizations, and corporate marketing teams across the country as CreateAthon partners. The program has attracted more than 100 agencies, corporate marketing departments, professional organizations and universities as partners.

Contact Ross Norton at 864-720-1222.