Denver PR Blog

Dstreet PR Offers Pro Bono Support for HDSA
October 1, 2014, 8:50 am
Filed under: Pro Bono

DStreet PR announced a pro-bono partnership with the Rocky Mountain Chapter of the Huntington’s Disease Society of America (HDSA). DStreet will garner media exposure for the organization and enhance its ability to increase awareness and funds for the charity.

Founded in 1968 by Marjorie Guthrie, the wife of legendary folk musician Woody Guthrie, who lost his own battle with Huntington’s at age 55, the HDSA is dedicated to improving the lives of people affected by the disease. Huntington’s Disease is a genetic neurodegenerative disorder that affects muscle coordination and leads to cognitive and physical decline. There is no known cure for the disease.

Abels Communication Company Celebrates 10 Years
September 5, 2013, 8:46 am
Filed under: Pro Bono, Public Relations

Abels Communication Company is celebrating its 10th anniversary this month. The firm was founded by corporate communications executive Richard Abels, and the firm is providing pro bono counsel and support to the Denver Public Schools Foundation this year to commemorate this milestone.

Last Chance to Volunteer for PR Boost
September 11, 2012, 6:48 pm
Filed under: Pro Bono

A higher-than-expected number of local nonprofits has signed up for PRSA Colorado’s “PR Boost” event, and PRSA Colorado is looking for a few more volunteers for this Thursday morning. If you have at least five years of PR experience and want to work one-on-one with nonprofits in need of your PR expertise, please email Quinn Kelsey ( or Andy Peters ( right away.

This is a great event and it is my favorite PRSA Colorado event of the year. Breakfast will be catered by Jason’s Deli, and I’ll pay for your parking at the Larimer Square garage if you email Quinn or Andy to RSVP by the end of the day on Wednesday.

PRSA Colorado ‘PR Boost’
7:30 – 11 a.m., Thursday, Sept. 13
Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce
1445 Market Street, 5th Floor
Denver, CO 80202
Questions? Contact Quinn Kelsey

Colorado Nonprofits Need Your Help
August 30, 2012, 8:24 am
Filed under: Pro Bono, PRSA

Okay, PR experts. It’s time to give a little something back. PRSA Colorado is soliciting experts to help counsel non-profits as part of its annual “PR Boost” event. The event connects local non-profits with Denver PR experts for a morning of PR counsel and guidance tailored to the organizations. Topics typically include issues such as how to start a crisis communications plan, what content to include in newsletters, how to use social media to gain fans and volunteers, how to get coverage in the media and how to communicate with volunteers or donors.

PRSA Colorado ‘PR Boost’
7:30 – 11 a.m., Thursday, Sept. 13
Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce
1445 Market Street, 5th Floor
Denver, CO 80202
Questions? Contact Quinn Kelsey or Andy Peters

And if you know a non-profit that could use some PR help, point them to the PRSA Colorado nonprofit sign-up page.

Hendrickson Appointed VP of LLS Board
July 25, 2012, 9:35 am
Filed under: Pro Bono

Rhiannon Hendrickson of Orapin Marketing + Public Relations has been appointed as vice president of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Rocky Mountain Chapter’s board of trustees. Hendrickson has served on the board since 2010. She has been involved with LLS for more than six years, offering pro bono services to help create awareness of the organization’s mission and increase involvement and donations to its fundraising campaigns.

10 entrepreneurs. Three $50k investments.
June 22, 2012, 8:38 am
Filed under: GroundFloor Media, Pro Bono

Head over to the Ellie Caulkins Opera House on Friday, July 13, to watch as 10 young, impactful entrepreneurs pitch their companies solving social or environmental problems for one of three $50,000 equity investments. Entrepreneurs from the Denver Metrowill present to local visionaries and business leaders in front of a live audience.

The winners will be announced at the Made in Denver after party downtown in the middle of 14th street. Celebrate with a DJ, unique cocktails and delicious bites. Here’s to better cities, better entrepreneurs.

Are you an entrepreneur hoping to foster change in Colorado? Applications accepted through Monday.

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Conversation Starters Adds Pro Bono Client
June 12, 2012, 7:45 am
Filed under: Pro Bono
Conversation Starters Public Relations has added the Westcliffe, Colo.-based Mighty Oaks Wounded Warrior Foundation as a pro bono client. The foundation provides services to former military members through multiple programs designed to focus on dealing with Combat Trauma, Character and Family Support for Combat Trauma Spouses and Family Members.