"Gibbs & Soell PRos" shine a light on homelessness with Wake Interfaith Hospitality Network

“Gibbs & Soell PRos” shine a light on homelessness with Wake Interfaith Hospitality Network

One might say doing good is part of the Gibbs & Soell Business Communications credo. “Community volunteerism inspires business success” for this local company with global reach. This philosophy was the motivation when nine Gibbs & Soell staff members teamed up to become pro heroes for the Wake Interfaith Hospitality Network (WIHN), a nonprofit that …

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The “Super Ordinary Haircuts” (alias Myriad Media) tell one cause’s extra-ordinary story

The Myriad Media team may have “super ordinary haircuts,” but their super powers of do-gooding and videography are extraordinary. The Super Ordinary Haircuts team of pro heroes – which includes Myriad Media’s Drew Grimes, Tina Haver, Kent Willard, Malia Campbell, and Marshall Alderman – has been making videos in Raleigh for 20 years and owes …

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“The Social Connector” (alias Shannon Ritchie) Saves the Day!

By day, Shannon Ritchie is director of online engagement at the A.J. Fletcher Foundation. This month, though, she stars as the Pro Hero known as “The Social Connector” as she participates in Activate Good’s Pro Heroes Month by sharing her social media prowess pro bono with The Healing Place of Wake County. The Healing Place of …

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“Captor of Images” (Janelle Vadnais) Helps Others Seize Success

  Photographer, writer, and do-gooder Janelle Vadnais has unveiled a not-so-secret identity as the “Captor of Images” and is using her talents to help the heroic women of Dress for Success Triangle NC. Vadnais is a Brooklyn-born, Long-Island-bred transplant to Raleigh whose athletic prowess and Google-fu are legendary, but it’s her ability to wield a …

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“The Money Maker” (alias Jamie Hahn) Runs to Our Aid

  It may be no coincidence that Pro Hero Jamie Hahn is considering training for a half-marathon, because she’s certainly running to the aid of two local nonprofits: the Helps Education Fund and the Raleigh City Farm. Hahn may seem like a mild-mannered fundraising consultant, but she spends her days at her Raleigh-based company, Sky …

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Chelsea Gutierrez wins 2012 Hopscotch volunteer contest

  “Everyone is busy and has a life these days, but people forget that giving your time is one of the easiest and most appreciated gifts you can give,” says Chelsea Gutierrez, winner of the Activate Good Hopscotch Music Festival volunteer contest. And give her time she did! Chelsea volunteered more than 40 hours during …

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Rock Stars of Couture for a Cause

Couture for a Cause and other Activate Good activities are made possible by the dedication and hard work of the volunteers behind them! This week, we’d like to take the time to recognize the Rock Stars of Couture for a Cause 2011 whose efforts helped us raise over $13,000 for our programs. For months leading …

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