The holiday season has come to an end and you’re either completely bummed out…or completely relieved! Here at Patterson Riegel we’re a little of both! (Glad the holidays are over, but not so glad about returning to full work weeks again!) This blog fails to mention much about advertising, but we felt it necessary to boast a little bit about the recent happenings around the office and the community. *A virtual pat on the back if you will.* 🙂
During the holiday season another local advertising company put together a contest to provide a local nonprofit organization with a $1,000 donation. The contest in short: five nonprofit organizations were chosen and the business with the most votes cast on their website would win the charitable donation. It was a very close race between Big Brother’s Big Sister’s of Northeast Indiana and the Allen County SPCA. During the final minutes, BBBS won the contest. Matt Henry, owner of Patterson Riegel Advertising, felt that the hard work of the voters and pet adopting advocates shouldn’t go unnoticed. Matt decided to create a contest of his own, but only with the help of other generous donors. Patterson Riegel decided to match dollar for dollar (up to $1,001) every donation up until Christmas. This appeared to be a pretty optimistic goal due to the fact that Christmas was less than a week away! Word spread like wildfire and the SPCA ended up raising over $3,000 in less than 24 hours!! $3,114.50 to be exact.
The following week we made the Community Support section of the Fort Wayne News Sentinel for our generosity! Check out the blurb below!
Patterson Riegel Advertising held a challenge to match donations made to the Allen County SPCA, up to $1,001 since the nonprofit lost a $1,000 prize in another advertising contest.Within 24 hours, the shelter received $2,114.50 in donations.
If you’re interested in adopting a dog or cat please visit the Allen County SPCA website: http://www.acspca.org. If it’s not the time to adopt, the center is always on the lookout for supplies that will help keep our dogs and cats healthy, safe and happy. From food to toys, they welcome a number of items that will give our fur friends a comfortable lifestyle. Check out the items most needed here: http://www.acspca.org/help.html
To conclude this blog, we at Patterson Riegel wanted to thank everyone involved in donating to such a wonderful cause! You truly made a difference!