Jon Riddick Volunteers Social Media Skills to Help Note in the Pocket

Jon Riddick Volunteers Social Media Skills to Help Note in the Pocket

Jon Riddick, otherwise known as the “Social Media Stud,” is flexing his online marketing muscles to help Triangle nonprofit, Note in the Pocket (NITP). Riddick has been volunteering his social media skills to raise awareness about the organization, inspire community involvement, and increase donations. Riddick also put his online marketing expertise to use to help Note …

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Glenn Itliong – Volunteer Management Software Strategist for Urban Ministries

A part of the community for more than thirty years, Urban Ministries of Wake County engages the community to serve and advocate for those affected by poverty by providing food and nutrition, promoting health and wellness, and laying the foundations of home. Urban Ministries offers the community a variety of services and programs. Their Crisis …

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Deanna Stoker “The Planning Patty” for The Scott-Free Scholarship Foundation

Deanna Stoker is taking her professional background in meeting and event planning and is using it to help The Scott-Free Scholarship Foundation in her Pro Hero role as “The Planning Patty”.  Specifically, Stoker is assisting the Executive Director of The Scott-Free Scholarship Foundation, Deborrah Jeffreys Gruder, by playing a critical role in the creation and implementation …

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Echos Media Boutique “The Guardians” Shoot Video for Inter-Faith Food Shuttle

Echos Media Boutique considers giving back to the community one of the core values of their company, and they seek to devote as much of their schedule to small business and nonprofit organizations as possible. Echos Media is a full-service digital media production boutique specializing in creative video and audio production, digital photography, website design, …

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Todd “SnapShot” Jones Captures Success Stories for Dress for Success

Pro Hero “SnapShot Jones” (better known to the community as just Todd Jones) is a Senior Vice President and Financial Advisor with CAPTRUST who also runs a photography and video production company called KeepingUp Productions. Jones especially loves giving his skills back to the community, and has done several shoots for charities and nonprofits in …

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Leesa Moore & Team Make Video Magic for Marbles Kids Museum

Having previously used her talents as a videographer for Activate Good’s annual fashion show, Couture for a Cause, Leesa Moore returned to Marbles Kids Museum – this time with her videography team, the “Fellowship of the Ring”: Corey Reid and Aaron Cook. The Fellowship of the Ring trio shares a passion for film, screenwriting, cinematography, …

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Mark Turner “Super System Developer” for International Focus

Lifelong civic volunteer and superstar of geekery – Mark Turner – has been deeply involved in good causes for years, and now he is, once again, putting his skills to use as a “Super System Developer” and Pro Hero to Triangle nonprofit, International Focus! Online Registration System Development for International Focus International Focus, Inc. is …

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Virginia Fitt “Super Strategist” Marketing Consultant for PineCone

Virginia Fitt, Super Strategist, is an in-house counsel for GlaxoSmithKline in marketing and promotions, and has worked on multiple marketing and communications campaigns both professionally and pro bono. Fitt’s interest in Americana and traditional music led her to PineCone’s project, and she believes they have “the opportunity to capitalize on both the renewed popularity in …

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Linda Cozzolino – “Granty Gal” – Writes Grants for Green Space

Linda Cozzolino, the “Granty Gal,” has more than twenty years of experience in the nonprofit sector, and currently runs her own nonprofit consulting business, Affinity Nonprofit Services. Cozzolino gets energized by the challenge of helping organizations “live into their vision” and names Activate Good’s Pro Heroes program as an initiative “after her own heart.” Friends …

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From Philadelphia to Miami, Kristen Sylvester Brings Yoga to the Underserved, One Mile At a Time

After a line of traffic passes north on Raleigh Boulevard, suddenly you can see her: a lone, female cyclist dressed simply in a pair of black spandex and a short-sleeve, white t-shirt with a navy bandana tied loosely around her neck. She squints into the sun as she comes closer into focus, turning her hand …

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