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Scholastic Book Fairs Employee Mission Video

Scholastic is a mission focussed business that connects children with books they want to read and own. Loyal and motivated employees are central to the success of the organization. We created this video to help tell the story and promote the Mission of connecting kids with books.

Clear Channel Radio Literacy Campaign Partnerships

We developed a cause marketing partnership program that was adopted by over 100 Clear Channel Radio Stations. Clear Channel stations in each market ran an on-air literacy promotion and secured local partners to fund the campaign and provide books for underserved children in local schools. The campaign provided thousand of books for kids educated [...]

Broward Co. Sheriff Department Use Confiscated Drug Funds to Support Schools

The Broward Sheriff's Department partnered with the City of Deerfield Beach, and Kiwanis to open a Community Reading Room in four of Deerfield Beach's low-income elementary schools. Each Reading Room includes over 1,200 books, furniture, bean bag chairs and literacy based artwork. The room is a place for families to engage in reading together. [...]

Beaches Resorts Turks & Caicos On-Property Tour Video

Beaches Resorts are all-inclusive. While the majority of the vacation is included in the all-inclusive costs, there are additional upgrades on-property that guests can purchase while they are on vacation at the resort. We created this fun video featuring a multi-generational family of actors that tell the story of the additional upgrades while they [...]

Target and Scholastic Partnership

Scholastic, the world's largest children's book publisher had a challenge providing books to low-income communities. Target was looking for ways to engage their associates in their local communities. We helped create a strategic partnership with Target and Scholastic that hosted fifty school literacy events with Target volunteers. The partnership connected 25,000 at-risk youth with [...]

Walmart & Kellogg Team Up to Connect Kids With Books

Kellogg and Walmart teamed up to provide the students and families of Dalton Elementary School in Aurora, CO a Family Reading Night. Parents participated in a Read and Rise workshop to help them learn strategies to make reading a habit at home. Kellogg's provided healthy snacks and a Reading Certificate which enabled every student [...]

Tips to Effectively Sell to Schools

I have enthusiastically embraced selling into school districts and schools for over two decades. Helping schools is my passion. Schools have tremendous influence over our countries future because they help mold and teach our future leaders, our children. School districts, individual schools, and the education system as a whole are notoriously difficult to navigate. They change [...]