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[VIDEO] PRNEWS Talks to Sean Sullivan, of Wreaths Across America, on Veterans Day and Storytelling

November 11th, 2020 by

PRNEWS welcomed Sean Sullivan, PR liaison at Wreaths Across America. We discussed how the non profit is honoring veterans this year by adapting annual events to be COVID-safe.

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[VIDEO] PRNEWS Talks to Sean Tuffnell, Director of Comms at Susan G. Komen, About Breast Cancer Awareness

October 15th, 2020 by

This week PRNEWS Live welcomed Sean Tuffnell, director of communications at Susan G. Komen. We discussed the evolving and important messaging surrounding National Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

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How The Michael J. Fox Foundation Navigates This Uncertain Time

June 12th, 2020 by

Kathy Bloomgarden, CEO of Ruder Finn, spoke with Holly Teichholtz, SVP communications and content strategies at The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research. The two discussed pandemic-related disruptions to the workplace, the future of work, and how the nonprofit sector can best respond to the Black Lives Matter movement.

Mental Health Month Messaging Goals Come to COVID Forefront

May 27th, 2020 by

In a way, the pandemic brings the stigma of mental illness to the forefront, making Mental Health Month more important than ever before. The communications tactics for the month may have pivoted to meld with the ongoing COVID crisis. If anything, the message may be clearer than ever that mental health needs to be a priority. 

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Team Rubicon’s PR Efforts Fuel Progress for the Veteran-Led Organization

May 22nd, 2020 by

As we’ve all learned during crisis, outcomes for progress trend higher when we work together, rather than in silos or on individual endeavors. In honor of Memorial Day, PRNEWS talked with Team Rubicon, a veteran-led non-profit that serves communities by mobilizing veterans and civilians to help people prepare, respond and recover from disasters and humanitarian crises.

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Using Data to Inform Decisions During the Pandemic

May 1st, 2020 by

Organizations are using data to inform news reporting, make personal, professional and civic decisions, or simply get a better picture of what’s unfolding.

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Earth Day 2020: Environmental Communications in Bloom

April 21st, 2020 by

In the decades since the environmental awareness holiday was launched, numerous organizations have tied the spring months to environmental sustainability and stewardship initiatives. Whether pledging to reduce an organization’s environmental impacts, investing in fossil fuel alternatives or teaching kids the importance of conservation, just about every kind of organization has an “in” on climate action. For inspiration, here are three Earth Day communications highlights.

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77% Say PR Staff Safety is Top Priority, 50% Make Post-Virus Plans

April 20th, 2020 by

“The business of business is business,” Nobel Prize-winning economist Milton Friedman (1912-2006) said. Our PRNEWS survey of some 200 PR executives expands on that thinking somewhat. We found that in this difficult moment, an overwhelming number of PR executives are most concerned with the health and safety of their staff. Finding new revenue doesn’t come close.

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The Benefits of Pro Bono and Nonprofit PR Clients

March 11th, 2020 by

The day-to-day of communications work can wear on a practitioner. Pro bono work can be a nice distraction. In addition it can help build morale, community spirit and assist with recruitment. More important, of course, is the satisfaction and joy that giving back can bring.

Consumer Engagement on Social for Nonprofits Rises 4% for 2020; PETA Dominates Field

March 1st, 2020 by

Our regular look at data features exclusive figures from Shareablee about the most-active nonprofits for the first months of 2020. Overall, nonprofits enjoyed a slight jump in consumer engagement with their social posts, though engagement was off on Instagram and Twitter.