Purple Cat invites public to nominate their favorite nonprofit in Facebook social media campaign

         CWN10for10adPurple Cat invites public to nominate their favorite nonprofit in Facebook social media campaign

Purple Cat invites public to nominate their favorite nonprofit in Facebook social media campaign: Local public relations firm celebrates 10th anniversary by donating to 10 nominated nonprofit Business anniversaries can be a great time to reflect on the origins and roots of a business.

When it came time for Chester resident Carol D’Agostino to plan a campaign to mark the 10th anniversary of her public relations and marketing agency Purple Cat, she knew there needed to be a charitable component of the commemoration. The anniversary campaign called 10 for 10 honors the role of nonprofit organizations to her business’ roots.

During the 10 for 10 campaign D’Agostino will donate to 10 nonprofit organizations. Eight organization will be nominated by clients, subcontractors and colleagues and two will be nominated by the general public through a social media campaign. People are invited to visit Purple Cat’s Facebook page at www.facebook.com/PurplecatPR, like the page and then post the name of their favorite 501 © 3 nonprofit organization.

“I had spent nearly 20 years in the nonprofit sector before starting my business,” says D’Agostino. “My additional nearly five years serving in editorial positions at weekly newspapers and business publications as well as my journalism degree gave me a grounding in developing and telling stories which is what any good marketing person does. So when I started my business I assumed my clients would be nonprofits,” she adds.
As the business grew in the first year small businesses came to her as well. “Initially I wasn’t sure that I would like working with small businesses, but what I found out was it was the passion of the leaders in the organization that drove me, not whether it was for profit or nonprofit. I feel privileged to help so many amazing nonprofits, local agencies and small businesses reach their goals. The 10 for 10 anniversary celebration allows me to says thanks. Through the campaign I can honor my roots in nonprofits and honor my clients as well,” she says.

Founded in 2015, Purple Cat, a public relations and marketing firm, which helps nonprofits, educational organizations, government agencies and small businesses strengthen their brand and grow through a variety of communications projects designed to cultivate, educate and engage stakeholders. Prior to establishing Purple Cat, founder Carol D’Agostino spent nearly 25 years in the nonprofit sector, garnering expansive visibility for organizations through the creation of cost effective communications activities. D’Agostino is a 2012 graduate of Shore Leadership, member of Chesapeake Women’s Network, Queen Anne’s County, and parishioner at Our Mother of Sorrows. She lives in Chester.

For more information on 10 for 10 or Purple Cat, call (410) 604-2319, visit the Facebook page or email carol@purplecatpr.com.

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