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America’s Best Business/Nonprofit Partnerships Recognized
Submitted by: Cause Marketing Forum Inc.
Categories: Philanthropy & Corporate Contributions
Posted: Jun 03, 2010 – 02:00 PM EST
CHICAGO, Jun. 03 /CSRwire/ - Eradicating malaria, fighting hunger and outfitting classrooms while contributing to the bottom line are among the many challenges tackled by the winners of the eighth annual Cause Marketing Halo Awards.
Twenty-two category-specific awards were presented by the Cause Marketing Forum at its annual conference at the Westin Chicago River North on Thursday, June 3 to campaigns that occurred in whole or in part in 2009. Feeding America and Macy's were singled out for Cause Marketing Golden Halo Awards for their leadership in the field of doing well by doing good.
The most honored campaigns were:
"The Cause Marketing Halo Awards demonstrate the good that can be done when companies embrace causes," said Cause Marketing Forum President David Hessekiel. "It's a competition in which we all win."
"In 1990 cause marketing spending was a bit more than $100 million - this year it is forecast to reach $1.61 billion," said Hessekiel. In addition to its conference and awards program, CMF helps businesses and nonprofits succeed together by producing workshops, teleclasses and causemarketingforum.com, a website rich in case studies, best practices and other resources.
The winners include:
Best Digital Marketing Campaign
Gold: "Pink Together", General Mills and Susan G. Komen for the Cure
Silver: "Join Shaq Give Back", Toys "R" Us and Marine Toys for Tots Foundation
Media Contact: David Hessekiel (914) 921-3914
Best Environmental/Animal Campaign:
Gold: "SunChips: Building a Green Brand", Frito-Lay's SunChips brand
Silver: "Reclaim Partnership", Spring, Samsung and The Nature Conservancy
Best Health Campaign:
Gold: "Send a Net. Save a Live. See a Game." National Basketball Association and United Nations Foundation
Silver: "Cybex Pink Ribbon Run" Cybex and The Breast Cancer Research Foundation
Best Social Service/Education Campaign:
Gold: "Pound for Pound Challenge" General Mills, The Biggest Loser and Feeding America
Silver: "Focus on Baby Safety" Toys"R"Us and The Home Safety Council
Best Message Campaign
Gold: "Ben & Jerry's Hubby Hubby" Ben & Jerry's and Freedom to Marry
Silver: "Iams Home 4 The Holidays" Iams and Helen Woodward Animal Center
Best Print Creative:
Gold: "Sweethearts Red White and You" New England Confectionary Company and USO
Silver: "SunChips: Building a Green Brand" Frito-Lay's SunChips brand
Best Transactional Campaign:
Gold: "eBay Giving Works" eBay and MissionFish
Silver: "Send a Net. Save a Live. See a Game." National Basketball Association and United Nations Foundation
Best Cause Marketing Event:
Gold: "Drive Out Hunger Tour" The Cheesecake Factory and Feeding America
Silver: "Hear The World" Phonak and Hear The World Foundation
Best National/Local Integration
Gold: "New Balance/Komen 20th Anniversary" New Balance and Susan G. Komen for the Cure
Silver: "Lose for Good" Weight Watchers and Share Our Strength
Best Online Video
Gold: "SunChips: Building a Green Brand" Frito-Lay's SunChips brand
Silver: "Boxtops for Education: Power of One" General Mills
Best Broadcast Video
Gold: "Iams Home 4 The Holidays" Iams and Helen Woodward Animal Center
Silver: "Limeades for Learning" Sonic Corp. and DonorsChoose.org
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