Discovery Wraps Up Creating Change 2013

As the work day began yesterday in Silver Spring, Discovery employees left their desks to join forces with community non-profits for the fourth annual Creating Change, our 12 hour probono marathon and conference. Throughout the day, employees broke into teams to address marketing, communications, creative design, HR, IT, and video production campaign needs for twenty nonprofits, while representatives from over 100 nonprofits attended a conference at Discovery featuring a series of…

Discovery Prepares to Kick Off Fourth Annual Creating Change

In September, we asked non-profits to apply to participate in Creating Change, Discovery’s annual creative marathon that harnesses the talents of our employees to support our charitable partners in the community, and we’re excited to open our doors (and hearts!) tomorrow to welcome  nonprofits to our home at One Discovery Place for the fourth annual Creating Change. Tomorrow, employees will donate their professional skills to complete projects for nearly 20…

Creating Change 2013: Now Accepting Applications

As summer winds down and we ease into fall, it’s hard to believe that we are about to embark on our fourth-annual iteration of Creating Change, Discovery’s annual creative marathon that harnesses the talents of our employees to support our charitable partners in the community. Each year, non-profits apply to participate in Creating Change to work with Discovery for an inspirational reset; to breathe new life into a campaign or…

Creating Change 2012: That’s a Wrap

As a third-year veteran of Creating Change, I can honestly say this is always a crazy day – crazy inspiring, crazy exhausting, crazy busy and crazy fun. Not only is it a great creative exercise to think outside of my normal day job and work on a project for one of our nonprofit partners, it’s always an awesome experience to work with some of the other talented Discovery employees that…

Discovery Employees Ready to Make an Impact with 3rd Annual ‘Creating Change’

Months of planning are about to pay off — for our employees and a great group of organizations that we have the pleasure of working with. Creating Change, a 12-hour creative marathon and conference. Discovery employees will volunteer their talents and skills to nonprofits in need of marketing, communications, social media, creative and business services. Social media is always an area of great interest for the organizations that apply for Creating…

Getting the Creative Juices Flowing: Creating Change 2012 Application Now Open

Here at One Discovery Place we are gearing up for one of my favorite annual Discovery Impact events, Creating Change. Each year, this program harnesses the amazing creative talent we have here at Discovery by making the services of Discovery employees available to non-profits who are seeking some extra muscle behind their marketing, communications and operational needs. Organizations looking to revamp their logo or film a new PSA or develop…

Reflecting on ‘Creating Change 2011′

Just over a week ago, One Discovery Place was bustling with employees, nonprofit partners and creativity with Creating Change 2011. And, while last Friday’s post and pictures gave a glimpse into the impact of our 12-hour probono marathon, video captures it event better. Thank you again to all of our employees and the organizations who let us play a part in achieving their missions.

‘Creating Change’ Concludes with Emotional Cheers

Yesterday, we welcomed back representatives from all of the nonprofit organizations we partnered with for Creating Change 2011 to One Discovery Place. Each Discovery team presented their final products — from social media & event strategies to PSAs and websites — to their clients’ delight. Many commented on how they were amazed at what was accomplished during the 12-hour probono marathon, while others marveled at the ability of our employees…

Successes Outweigh Hurdles for Discovery Employees Creating Change

This Creating Change post is from guest blogger Cydney Cappello, Social Media Specialist for TLC and Discovery Fit & Health. Stay tuned to Discovery Blog for a few more updates on Creating Change 2011 in the coming days. The clock is ticking and the doors at the Discovery Communications headquarters are about to close, but there is still much to accomplish before tomorrow’s Creating Change presentations. From creating PR and…

‘Creating Change’ for DC Diaper Bank

This Creating Change post is from guest blogger Nikki Lowe, Marketing Manager for our Licensing team. We’re getting close to the end of our creative marathon, but we’ll have a few more updates coming your way. Did you know that a person cannot use food stamps or any other government assistance to pay for diapers because they’re not technically a necessity? Did you know that in most cases a child…