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Riggs Partners Announces 2024 CreateAthon Nonprofit Clients

COLUMBIA, SC (February 13, 2024) — Five South Carolina nonprofit organizations will be the beneficiaries of pro bono marketing and communication services provided by Riggs Partners during its 26th annual CreateAthon®. The marketing marathon will begin Thursday, March 7 at 8 a.m. and conclude on Friday, March 8 at 8 p.m.

Organizations selected as CreateAthon clients this year include: 

“Every year, we’re astounded to see the growing level of social impact work being done in our local communities,” said Teresa Coles, president of Riggs Partners and CreateAthon co-founder. “After 26 years of doing this, it would be easy to think we’ve seen it all. But societal needs are more complex and more pervasive than ever, and knowing how impactful effective communications can be in addressing these issues is what inspires us each year to embrace the CreateAthon experience anew. It’s a privilege for us to immerse ourselves in these issues and a joy to meet the people who work so tirelessly to defend them.”

Riggs Partners founded CreateAthon in 1998 as an innovative way to provide pro bono marketing services to nonprofits in South Carolina. The program has achieved significant impact since its national expansion in 2002, attracting more than 100 agencies, universities, professional organizations and corporate marketing departments throughout the world as CreateAthon partners. In total, the program has served more than 1,500 nonprofit organizations in the United States, Canada, Puerto Rico, the United Kingdom and Romania, delivering more than 3,800 pro bono marketing projects at a value of more than $25 million. 

For more information on the program, please visit www.createathon.org.