The Northwest produces clean, renewable ethanol that helps reduce pollution and combat climate change. By reducing petroleum dependence, ethanol helps bring true homeland security. This PSA was produced by Fluid Images, Cascade Sierra Solutions and Lane Regional Air Protection Agency. Major funding provided by a US Department of Energy award granted to promote retail availablity of ethanol.
In an effort to educate and empower parents to speak to their children about bullying, a new series of television public service advertisements (PSAs) are launching today as an extension of the Be More Than a Bystander campaign. The PSAs are being distributed nationwide to coincide with Bullying Prevention Month.
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With September marking the kickoff of the pro-football season and National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month, the Urology Care Foundation and the National Football League (NFL) teamed up to release a new Public Service Announcement (PSA) focused on educating men about prostate cancer and encouraging them to join the Know Your Stats® campaign.
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Domestic violence happens 145 times every hour in the U.S. It affects more women than breast cancer, lung cancer and ovarian cancer combined. As part of Domestic Violence Awareness Month in October, The Allstate Foundation has partnered with actress Rosario Dawson for the Purple Purse campaign to raise awareness of domestic abuse and the role finances play in helping survivors break free from violence. In its third year, The Allstate Foundation Purple Purse campaign has pledged to donate up to $350,000 to the YWCA for programs that help domestic violence survivors gain the financial knowledge and resources needed to live independently.
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The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced yesterday that nearly 16 million children in America face hunger. As a part of ongoing efforts to raise national awareness about childhood hunger and encourage the public to support their local food bank, today Feeding America—the nation’s leading domestic hunger-relief organization—and the Ad Council launch an original Child Hunger PSA campaign.
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To coincide with the start of a new school year and Attendance Awareness Month, the Ad Council and U.S. Army are releasing a series of new public service advertisements (PSAs) addressing the importance of regular school attendance in middle school in order for students to stay on course to graduate high school. Created pro bono by Publicis Kaplan Thaler, the PSAs illustrate the fact that every absence, in any grade, excused or not, can negatively impact a child’s academic achievement and put their high school graduation at risk. To help parents keep track, two tools are being offered on the campaign website: a “Text2Track” mobile SMS program and a redesigned Attendance Calculator.
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Sixty percent of Americans self-reported they currently do not have a family emergency plan in case of a natural disaster or other emergency, according to a 2013 national survey conducted by the Ad Council. To encourage parents to engage their children (ages 7-12) in a conversation about preparing for emergencies, including natural and man-made disasters, the Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Ad Council unveiled a new series of public service advertisements (PSAs) as part of their Ready Kids campaign. The PSAs are launching in advance of the tenth annual National Preparedness Month (NPM).
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Golfers are encouraged to hit the links Labor Day Weekend (Aug. 30 – Sept. 2), as facilities across the country host Patriot Golf Day events for the seventh year. Facilities will collect donations and raise awareness for Folds of Honor, a non-profit organization which provides educational scholarships for the children and spouses of military service men and women killed or disabled while serving our country.
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A new survey from the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) reveals that two-thirds of young adults have personal experience with mental health problems. Although the overwhelming majority of parents and young adults are supportive of discussing mental illness more openly, more than one-fourth of young adults (28 percent) and one in six parents (16 percent) admit they avoid talking about it.
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The Ad Council, in collaboration with the U.S. Forest Service and the National Association of State Foresters (NASF), announced today the launch of a new series of public service advertisements (PSAs) featuring Smokey Bear designed to raise awareness about wildfire prevention. As a continuation of the longest running PSA campaign in U.S. history, the new ads include the well-known tagline, “Only YOU can prevent wildfires,” and for the first time feature Smokey Bear rewarding Americans with hugs after acting safely with fire.
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The average American produces 4.4 pounds of trash a day, and on the whole the United States produces over 250 million tons of trash a year. However, only about 35 percent is currently recycled, according to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). To address this national concern, the Ad Council and Keep America Beautiful (KAB) today launched a public service advertising (PSA) campaign designed to raise awareness about the benefits of recycling with the goal to make recycling a daily social norm.
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There was a lot of excitement on the campus of North Shore Animal League America’s national adoption headquarters in New York when Renée Felice Smith of NCIS: Los Angeles loaned her time and talent to co-direct and film a Public Service Announcement for the Mutt-i-grees® Curriculum. The actress was joined by a cast made up of thirty five pre-k, elementary, middle and high school student volunteers. In addition to the human cast, the PSA features some of our best and brightest Mutt-i-grees®!
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