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According to the Weather Channel, hot, molten lava from the Kilauea volcano is slowing creeping toward 900 homes in the city of Pahoa on the Big Island of Hawaii. Thankfully, Salvation Army personnel are already prepared to respond with food and water for displaced residents, emergency management workers and volunteers through the use of our mobile kitchen – called a “canteen.”

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Help Salvation Army ad campaign win prestigious Telly Award!

Submitted by on April 5, 2010 – One Comment

The Via Group is up for a Telly Award for their groundbreaking “This Ad Cost Nothing” campaign for The Salvation Army in New England.

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Telly Award statuette

Last year, Via created a totally free ad campaign on the condition that the Army would let them experiment with new ideas and approaches. Fifty local companies agreed to “advertise” for the Army on pizza boxes, coffee cup sleeves, and restroom mirrors, for example. A team of guerrilla marketers even took to the streets drawing on dirty car windows and painting rocks red with the slogan: “the less we spend on advertising, the more people we can reach” and “Doing the Most Good With Your Donations.” Click here to read more about the campaign.

This year, the Telly’s have a “people’s choice” category so that folks like you and me can pick our favorites. You can help the folks at Via get the recognition they deserve by following this link to the Telly Awards YouTube page and clicking the “thumbs up” icon beneath the video.


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