“Your mind expands when you give, your heart expands when you share, and your soul expands when you are charitable.”
― Matshona Dhliwayo
Give Back Mission
At Darby Communications, our give-back mission is simple; help as many people as we can, however we can, with the tools and resources we’ve been given. Over the years as an agency, we’ve given back to our communities in a multitude of ways, including packing food for our local food bank, sponsoring wish lists for children in our community every holiday season, participating in clean-ups along the French Broad River, and donating time and/or money to organizations we feel uphold our values of environmental stewardship and community outreach.
Since 2016 through our Stand Up Initiative, we have donated 100 hours of pro bono work each year to support environmental-based nonprofits and nonprofits working to promote diversity and inclusion in the outdoors. Our PR, digital marketing, and branding services have assisted with fundraising efforts and increased awareness for these organizations, and we have had the pleasure of working with phenomenal changemakers! You can see a list below of all of the nonprofits we worked with throughout the program’s five years.
In 2022, we are turning the page and have decided to pause the Stand Up Initiative and focus more on giving back to our local community through financial donations and quarterly team volunteer activities with nonprofits that we all strongly support.
If you are a nonprofit that needs PR and/or digital marketing support, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org to learn more about our nonprofit work and how we can support you.
PAST PARTNERS INCLUDE:
The team at Darby helped us dig into our digital marketing and social media, and gave us easy-to-follow playbooks and recommendations to guide us moving forward. They gave us the tools to grow our online presence and better engage with our subscribers and followers, which we hope will translate into more support for our organization. They were a pleasure to work with and we can’t recommend them enough!
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San Juan Mountains Associations (SJMA) has benefited from the Stand Up Initiative in countless ways over the last 6 months. Due to a recent merger, changes in staff, expanding programs, and huge increases in public land recreation, SJMA was in need of experts to help guide where we need the most help and then provide it! The experts with the Stand Up Initiative did not disappoint! From new connections with key media outlets to improved website performance to increased web traffic due to excellent SEO analysis, SJMA is in a better position to deliver our mission to people near and far. Not only did we see immediate results, but they have left us with a toolbox we will use to continue to expand our reach and therefore increase our impact. The advances we have made in such a short period of time are invaluable to our organization.
Visitor Information and Communications Specialist, San Juan Mountains Association