Press Releases

Eight Kids Each Day Are Unintentionally Injured or Killed by a Gun; New “End Family Fire” Campaign Promotes Safer Gun Storage to Save Lives

August 8, 2018
The Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence, the Ad Council, and Droga5 introduce new phrase and national PSAs to reduce the number of deaths and injuries resulting from unsecured or misused guns in the home

ONDCP, Truth Initiative and the Ad Council Join Forces on National Effort to Fight Opioid Misuse Among America’s Youth and Young Adults

June 7, 2018
Leading Media Partners and Digital Platforms to Support ‘The Truth About Opioids’ Campaign

Black Women are 40% More Likely to Die from Breast Cancer than White Women; Susan G. Komen® & the Ad Council Launch Empowering ‘Know Your Girls™’ Campaign

May 22, 2018
The national campaign aims to educate black women about their breast cancer risk to address disparities

Ad Council Announces Margaret Johnson, Chief Creative Officer, Goodby, Silverstein & Partners, as Chair of one of its Campaign Review Committees

May 1, 2018
Johnson Joins Committee Chairs Susan Credle, Cindy Gallop and Rob Reilly in Leading Top Creatives in Review and Optimization of Ad Council Public Service Campaigns in Development

“Beyond I Do” Campaign Launches to Raise Awareness about the Prevalence of Discrimination Against LGBT People in the United States

April 18, 2018
Campaign highlights that Americans are being denied housing, losing their jobs, and being refused services because they are lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender

The Rewards of Delivering Meals to Seniors – Meals on Wheels America and the Ad Council Focus on the Fulfillment Volunteers Get When They Give

March 22, 2018
The lifetime impact from moments of connection is center stage in Meals on Wheels’ largest volunteer recruitment campaign, “America, Let’s Do Lunch™”

For March Madness Partygoers, New PSAs Highlight "Warning Signs" to Prevent Buzzed Driving

March 15, 2018
The Ad Council and OMD Encourage Drivers to Think Twice Before Getting Behind the Wheel After Drinking

New PSAs from the Dollar General Literacy Foundation and the Ad Council Remind Adult Learners that "No One Gets a Diploma Alone"

January 25, 2018
PSAs featuring personal stories from recent graduates underscore that adults without a high school diploma have more support than they realize to finish their degree

Kenneth Kroll Named Chief Financial Officer of the Ad Council

January 23, 2018
Kroll to oversee the financial operations of the non-profit producer of more than 40 national public service communications campaigns

New Ad Council Campaign Empowers Young Adults to ‘Seize the Awkward’ and Start the Conversation with Friends At Risk

January 17, 2018
Campaign developed by JED, American Foundation for Suicide Prevention and Droga5 includes support from BuzzFeed, Chegg, Colossal Media, Facebook, The Jacksonville Jaguars, Reddit, Upworthy, Wattpad and YouTube along with Talent including Hannah Hart, Liza Koshy, Markiplier, Meredith Foster, Orion Carloto, Remi Cruz, Shannon Beveridge, Tyler Oakley and Tyler Posey

TV Stations Continue Record-Breaking Support of Anti-Drunk Driving PSA Campaign during Holiday Season

December 13, 2017
Initiative from the U.S. Department of Transportation, the Television Bureau of Advertising and the Ad Council Targets Top 10 States with Highest Rates of Drunk Driving Fatalities

The Ad Council’s 64th Annual Public Service Award Dinner in Honor of Unilever CEO Paul Polman Celebrates the Power of Advertising for Social Change

December 1, 2017
Together. For Good. Event was emceed by Samantha Bee with Musical Performances from Pat Benatar & Neil Giraldo

Using Real Patient Stories, New PSA Campaign Urges Americans to Bring High Blood Pressure Under Control

November 16, 2017
American Heart Association, American Stroke Association, American Medical Association and the Ad Council launch new PSAs encouraging viewers with high blood pressure to work with their doctor on treatment plan

This Veterans Day, Love Has No Labels Spotlights Powerful Stories of Inclusion Across the Ranks and Branches of the U.S. Military

November 10, 2017
New Video Created by Jack Morton Worldwide and the Ad Council Features Service Members and Veterans Celebrating the Diversity of Those Who Serve Our Country

WWE Superstar John Cena Voices New Ad Council PSA in Support of Learning and Attention Issues

October 30, 2017
Understood.org and the Ad Council Partner with 20th Century Fox’s “Ferdinand” Movie to Promote #BeUnderstood Campaign’s Message of Acceptance

Everyday People Take Dyslexia Simulation Challenge to Support Learning Disabilities and ADHD Awareness Month

October 25, 2017
One-Day Event was Part of October’s #BeUnderstood Campaign to Raise Awareness for the 1 in 5 Kids with Learning and Attention Issues
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