Chicago Cause is a philanthropic partnership between Orbit Media, Digital Third Coast, Lightspan Digital, and Flanigan Communications. Now in our 5th year, we've donated over $275,000 in marketing services, including web design, digital marketing, SEO, and public relations to local Chicago nonprofits.
Through this cause we strive to strengthen and serve Chicago nonprofits so that they can continue to do great things in the city we love!
On behalf of all the Chicago Cause partners, we would like to thank all the applicants for participating in this year's Chicago Cause. We thank you for all that you do to make Chicago a better place!
This year's Chicago Cause winners are...
Family Rescue - website design + development from Orbit Media, valued at $20,000. For over 30 years Family Rescue has been dedicated to eliminating domestic violence in the chicago community by providing comprehensive support services and shelter to victims of domestic violence, particularly abused women and their children; engaging in advocacy to promote future system change; and encouraging prevention through community education.
Code Platoon - website design + development from Orbit Media, valued at $20,000. Code Platoon is a nonprofit organization tasked with a mission to prepare veterans for a career in software development. Good coding bootcamps have great placement rates, but are too expensive for many veterans. Code Platoon will try to bring great education at a very affordable rate for veterans.
Rainbows for All Children - SEO & content training workshop + a content marketing strategy from Digital Third Coast, valued at $10,000. Rainbows is dedicated to being the premier source of support for all youth as they navigate grief and heal from loss, whether from death, divorce, deployment, or other trauma. Rainbows fosters awareness that youth require support to heal.
Project Onward - Digital marketing strategy and planning from Lightspan Digital, valued at $6,000. Project Onward supports the professional development of 60 artists with exceptional talents and challenges. The artists, whose challenges range from autism to mental illness, are provided with workspace, materials, professional guidance, exhibition opportunities and access to markets to sell work and advance their careers.
Adventure Stage Chicago - PR consulting from Flanigan Communications, valued at $4,000. Adventure Stage Chicagois a professional theatre for families and young audiences. ASC serves approximately 7,500 children (ages 8 – and up), and families per year; a majority of the children served are Chicago Public School students.
View the list of Chicago Cause winners from the past years and please feel free to share their story!
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