FTP helps CLIMB into the media

Owner TJ Jefferson co-created the C.L.I.M.B. Initiative, a workforce and economic development program, that hosts job readiness workshops and job fairs for the 38109 and 38116 zip codes. Here is some media coverage for it.

WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

Memphis, Nominate Your Fave Nonprofit for #SimplyGiving Project

Fresh Touch Publicity wants the Memphis community to nominate local nonprofits for its 5th Annual #SimplyGiving Project, a grassroots fundraiser for a local nonprofit organization. FTP’s internal team & supporters usually pick a recipient, but they wanted to make it a collaborative, community effort this year. Nominations are made online at http://ftpublicity.com/simply-giving-project/ and it runs through Friday, May 8.

The criteria to nominate a nonprofit is it has to be located and serve the city of Memphis for at least one year, has to have an annual revenue of less than $100K, and a 501c3 certification isn’t required.

“There isn’t a way for us to know about all of the nonprofits in the city so we decided to ask the people in our community,” said TJ Jefferson, Principal Owner of Fresh Touch Publicity. “We teach our clients about collaboration and here is our opportunity to practice what we preach.”

The inaugural #SimplyGiving Project was created in Atlanta in 2011, when they raised over $800 and collected groceries for a local nonprofit called H.O.P.E. Family Resource Center. FTP moved to Memphis in 2012 and raised over $2500 and collected over 1500lbs of tangible items such as food, clothes, shoes, personal hygiene items, school and kitchen supplies through the #SimplyGiving Project.

We are still finalizing sponsors so anyone who is interested can email us at simplygiving@ftpublicity.com.

Pictures from the #Born2Win Domestic Violence Community Summit

Client Ieshea Hartwell of Agape Christian Counseling Center from Atlanta travelled to Memphis to be a panelist for client Walking In A New Life's "Domestic Violence Community Summit" on Saturday, March 8th at the Church Health Center on Union Ave. Below are some pictures from the event. Visit www.wianl.org for more information about the upcoming #Born2Win concert in June and/or information about Domestic Violence.



#Born2Win Community Summit on Local 24 News

Walking In a New Life Founder/Executive Director Joyce Parkinson and PR Partner Sharen Rooks discussing the Community Summit on Local 24 News. Check it out: http://bit.ly/1fY3ECZ

NOTE: The #Born2Win Concert has been postponed to June 6, 2014.