What is Chicago Cause?

Chicago Cause began as a philanthropic partnership between Orbit Media, Digital Third Coast and Lightspan Digital.

Together we’ve donated over $530,000 in marketing services, including web design, digital marketing, SEO and content strategy 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!

Congratulations to the 2019 Chicago Cause winners!

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!

The Chicago Cause winners are…

A new website (design + development), content entry, digital strategy consulting, and Google Analytics setup and review from Orbit Media Studios, valued at $30,000.

  • Rahab’s Daughters is an organization that specializes in the rescue, rehabilitation and reintegration of survivors of human trafficking. Rahab’s Daughters does this by focusing on the prevention of human trafficking and the rescue of human trafficking victims. They primarily serve the Chicago area with four safe houses throughout the Chicago area.

Digital marketing strategy, which may include SEO, content and paid media strategies from Digital Third Coast, valued at $20,000.

  • I Grow Chicago supports individuals in the Englewood community to turn their lives around with everything from financial support to workforce training. They focus on building on their community’s skills and strengths to address the root causes of trauma and violence. They offer 15 programs designed to restore people, remove barriers to success, and equip residents with the tools they need to stop violence before it starts.

Social media video, production, launch and promotion of the video from Lightspan Digital, valued at $6,000.

  • Girls in the Game helps every girl find her voice, discover her strength and lead with confidence through fun and active sports, health and leadership programs. Since their founding 25 years ago, Girls in the Game has served over 50,000 girls in Chicago and beyond.

Grand total = $56,000

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