Press Releases

Ad Council Launches PSAs to Encourage Support for Hurricane Matthew Relief Efforts

October 17, 2016
TV and Print Ads Communicate the Importance of a Monetary Donation

Groundbreaking Social Good Emoji Eye Emoji Empowers Teens to Take a Stand Against Bullying Through Leading Digital Partnerships for Bullying Prevention Month

October 5, 2016
Activations Across Clevver, Disney|ABC Television Group, Facebook, Get Schooled, Instagram,,, Slingshot, Social Native, Twitter, We Heart It, and Wishbone Launch Today to Continue Ad Council ‘I Am A Witness’ Campaign’s Successful Push to End Online Bullying

U.S. Citizens Start With a Bot and End With a Ballot

September 29, 2016
GoVoteBot From R/GA and Ad Council Aims to Increase Voting in the Fall 2016 Presidential Elections

“#BeUnderstood” Campaign from and the Ad Council Helps Parents Experience Learning and Attention Issues Through the Eyes of a Child

September 28, 2016
Integrated Campaign from Publicis North America Shows the Perspectives of the 1 in 5 Children in the U.S. Struggling with Issues Such as Dyslexia and ADHD

Love Has No Labels Wins Emmy Award for Outstanding Commercial in 2016

September 12, 2016
First PSA to Win the Emmy in the Outstanding Commercials Category, the “Dancing Skeletons” Viral Hit was Created by Ad Council, R/GA, and Mindride

Ad Council Announces Game for Good, A Collaboration with Leading Gaming Entertainment Companies to Benefit Social Causes

August 30, 2016
Collaborators including Maker Studios, Penny Arcade, Rooster Teeth, Twitch, YouTube and 3BLACKDOT to support Love Has No Labels Activation at PAX West

Ad Council Launches PSA in Response to Flooding in Southern Louisiana

August 25, 2016
Creative community rallies to launch “Our Turn,” directing audiences to to donate to the relief efforts

New Research Shows Nearly Half of American Parents Underestimate the Harm of School Absences

August 23, 2016
U.S. Department of Education, the Charles Stewart Mott Foundation, and the Ad Council Partner on Absences Add Up campaign to help parents keep their children in school and on a path to success.

James Corden, Host of The Late Late Show, to Host The Advertising Council's 63rd Annual Public Service Award Dinner

July 26, 2016
The comedian and Tony Award-Winner will emcee the Ad Council's largest fundraising event of the year

Meals on Wheels America and Ad Council Launch First National Campaign to Recruit Volunteers to Serve Growing Numbers of Seniors

July 12, 2016
Integrated Campaign from Anomaly Celebrates Seniors’ Stories; Partners Include Facebook, Upworthy, Pandora, VII Photo and Influencers Meghan Camarena and Baddie Winkle

Best Buy Joins Nation's Leading Public Service Campaign to Improve Package Recycling with Holiday Initiative

July 6, 2016
'I Want To Be Recycled' Campaign Welcomes Best Buy to Growing List of National Partners to Promote Packaging Recycling During Busy Holiday Shopping Season

Love Has No Labels Launches “We Are America” on Independence Day Sharing that to Love America is to Love All Americans

July 5, 2016
WWE’s John Cena stars in new PSAs furthering the message of acceptance and love for all communities across the United States

Shantanu Narayen, CEO, Adobe Systems, to be Honored with The Advertising Council's 63rd Annual Public Service Award

June 29, 2016
Narayen will be recognized for his philanthropic work and leadership of the Adobe Foundation
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