Charities win £150,000 of PR support

Three charities have won £150,000 of communications support in 2011 by winning the ‘Pitching for Parternship’ competition. The three are:

Alzheimer’s Society
Epilepsy Action
Meningitis Trust

Following the launch of ‘Pitching for Partnership’ in August this year, ten UK-based charities were shortlisted for the opportunity to make a short presentation to a judging panel made up of experts in the communications, healthcare and charity sectors, at Just:: Health PR’s offices on 11th November 2010.

Judge and ex-Sun Health Editor, Jacqui Thornton, said:

“The standard of the finalists’ entries was extremely high with each project addressing a real need, making it a very difficult decision. The chosen winners demonstrated well thought-out communications strategies and exciting tactical ideas, presenting clear and exciting opportunities for collaboration with Just:: Health PR.”

A Just:: Cause – Pitching for Partnership, is a pro-bono initiative designed and run by Just:: Health PR. UK-based charities were offered the chance to apply for grants of communications resource, delivered as hours of time from the Just:: team and equivalent in total to £150,000 worth of fees.

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