Oshkosh marketing and advertising agency Candeo Creative donated nearly $55,000 to Wisconsin nonprofits in 2017. The total is the cumulative dollar value of monetary donations, work done in kind, discounts given to nonprofits, and waived web hosting fees and purchasing.
"Just as our community has helped propel Candeo to success, we're determined to take our world to a better place," said Zack Pawlosky, Candeo Creative's president and CEO. "We're proud to support local nonprofits, and we're going to keep giving back in 2018 and beyond."
Staff at Candeo Creative completed more than 880 hours of work for charity in 2017. The in-kind work and donations supported the following organizations:
- American Marketing Association Northeast Wisconsin
- Cameron's Gift
- Excellence in Leadership
- Fox Cares Foundation
- Fox River Ad Club
- Graybeard Productions
- Habitat for Humanity of Oshkosh
- Kinnektor (Formerly Launch Wisconsin)
- Military Veterans Museum
- Neenah Animal Shelter
- Neenah-Menasha Emergency Society
- New North B2B Magazine
- Oshkosh Area United Way
- Oshkosh Zoological Society
- Paine Art Center and Gardens
- Red Rock Productions
- Wildwood Film Festival
- Willow Heart Respite and Care Center
- Wisconsin's Best Rib Fest
The agency also created an initiative to encourage additional involvement in the community. Every employee receives eight hours of paid time off to volunteer with an area nonprofit. Once the eight hours of service are completed, Candeo Creative donates $100 to the employee's charity of choice.
Please contact Michaela Paukner for more information about Candeo Creative's charitable giving.