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Creative minds/mentors needed for CreateAthon@USC

Posted August 31, 2016
By Karen Mallia, associate professor


Do you have 24 hours to give back for a great cause?

CreateAthon@USC 2016 is looking for communication professionals to mentor students for our 4th annual pro bono creative marathon. On October 21-22, nearly a hundred students will work around the clock conceiving, writing, and designing advertising and marketing communications for eight deserving non-profits. Eight creative teams need an experienced pro beside them as cheerleader, guru and coach. That’s where you come in. 

This year’s nonprofit recipients include: Be The Match South Carolina, Gills Creek Watershed Association, Lexington Museum, Lighthouse for Life, PAALS, SC Science Academy, SC Tobacco-Free Collaborative and SC Victim Assistance Network. Each of these organizations has a meaningful story to tell.

If you’ve got a strategic, creative mind, and are willing to share what you know, volunteer to help our students, and in turn, the life and wellbeing of thousands of people in South Carolina. Sign up online»

If you’re unable to commit this year, there are other ways you can help — from donating food for the volunteers to paper or printing services to bring our ideas to life. And of course, cash is always good, too.  See all we’ve accomplished and find the donate button at the CreateAthon@USC website