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We’re Thankful and We Show it…

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Author: Samantha Scott, APR Remember the childhood song, “if you’re happy and you know it”? A simple song, it goes about telling the listener that if they are happy and if they know it, then they should do something to show it – clap their hands, stomp their feet, yell “hurray”, or do all three! Maybe we should take this …

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The Giving Tree- How To Partner With A Charitable Organization

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It should come as no surprise that donating to charitable organizations is beneficial for businesses. Corporate giving makes a clear statement to your customers that you value your community, care for the people in it and believe in sharing the responsibility to support our less fortunate. Not only can it build brand trust externally but, it can also internally strengthen your team by giving employees an opportunity to band together for a cause they are passionate about.

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Pushing the Envelope is 'Pushing it Forward' with Habitat for Humanity

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Pushing the Envelope is ready to roll up our sleeves and get our hands dirty with Habitat for Humanity in order to make a difference for a Lee County family. Although normally you would catch the PTE team developing a strategic PR plan for our clients, on April 25 we are ditching the heels and jackets for construction hats and …

4th Annual CAN IT! Campaign Food Drive

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The holidays are right around the corner, and with Thanksgiving only weeks away, we’re excited to announce the kickoff of our 4th Annual CAN IT! Campaign! Each year, Pushing the Envelope teams up with local restaurants, shops, salons and more to collect non-perishable food items to benefit those who the Community Cooperative Ministries, Inc. serves. We invite you to join …

3rd Annual CAN IT! Campaign Food Drive

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By: Samantha Scott, APR Grand Poobah / Owner It’s during this time of year that we think about the changing of seasons (even though we can’t see it here in Florida), holidays, family gatherings and generally a full work and personal schedule. Do we take time to also think about those less fortunate, right in our community? At Pushing the …

CAN IT! Success

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  It is with great excitement and appreciation that we share the results of our 2nd Annual CAN IT! Campaign. Through the support of our multiple drop off locations and the many donors who contributed we collected 1,178 items for CCMI! Today we dropped it off! It took three vehicles and a lot of volunteers, but we did it! (pictures …

Giving Back & the PR Benefits

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By: Samantha Scott, APR Grand Poobah / Owner Yes, we’re in the holiday time of year and it seems like everyone is talking about donations, end of year giving and helping the needy. We are too. Beyond doing something good for someone else or “paying it forward,” there is value in getting involved in the community from a business perspective. …

Public Relations for Non-Profits

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By: Samantha Scott, APR Having been on a number of non-profit boards and helped many others with public relations, I understand there is a need for information in this industry about 1) what public relations is and 2) how non-profits can use it. As part of the Southwest Florida Chapter of the Florida Public Relations Association, I prepared a presentation …

Giving and Giving Thanks

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By: Samantha Scott, APR Thankfulness and giving abound this time of year, and not to be cliche, but I wanted to take a moment and say thanks for all the support we received for our CAN IT! Putting Hunger In Its Place This Thanksgiving campaign. You are amazing. You who donated, who solicited your friends and colleagues, who took time …

Giving Thanks to the Community

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By Christina Bockisch, PR Intern at Pushing the Envelope, Inc. As a student at Florida Gulf Coast University, we are taught the importance of giving back to the community.  Being one of the guiding principles of FGCU, this idea is reaffirmed in classes such as Foundations of Civic Engagement as well as in the 80 hours of service learning we …