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Celebrating our industry’s $3.8m social impact

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We are today celebrating our most impactful year yet, announcing a 165% increase in the media, marketing and advertising industry’s collective impact across FY15.

Our philanthropic foundation – which is dedicated to undoing youth disadvantage in Australia – showcased the social impact our sector is having at an event this morning, thanking UnLtd sponsors and industry professionals who have contributed both time and resources.

CLICK HERE to view the UnLtd FY15 social impact infographic.

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Five stories of social impact @ work

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Check out our new video! Here’s five stories from UnLtd. charity partners, sharing how we are connecting industry with our cause and creating positive social impact in Australia.

CLICK HERE TO PLAY VIDEO

And, we also want to say unlimited thanks to 90Seconds for producing this video for us pro-bono. We are just so grateful for all of the phenomenal work our industry produces in support of undoing youth disadvantage, for good.

Meet Steve Taitoko, our first CEO

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UnLtd has announced the appointment of Steve Taitoko as its first CEO, to lead the foundation’s next phase of social entrepreneurship, revenue growth and cause based innovation across the industry.

Steve brings 20 years of local and international commercial and business strategy experience to the UnLtd movement.

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TEN Gives More Than $1 Million To The UnLtd Movement

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Network Ten’s workplace giving program TEN Gives has donated more than $1 million in cash and value to UnLtd charities in its first year.

In addition to regular staff payroll donations and a number of significant fundraising activities, Network Ten’s substantial contribution to the youth not-for-profit sector over the past 12 months has seen employees generously giving their time, skills, expertise and resources.

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NGEN raises an ‘unballeavable’ $28k for UnLtd. charities

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The NGEN community has come together across Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane this month to raise an astounding $28,000 for UnLtd’s charity partners. Three major events including; a dodgeball competition in Sydney, an indoor games tournament in Melbourne and record MFA award NGEN category entries have contributed to this tally.

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Seeking entrepreneurial CEO to drive social impact of our industry

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We are seeking our first CEO to lead the next phase of UnLtd’s growth across Australia.

Following a year of unprecedented growth in industry participation and a 400% uplift in grant applications from the youth charity sector, the CEO will drive our efforts to grow both revenue and engagement across the industry.

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Industry experts share digital smarts with our charities

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IAB Australia is today hosting a very special tailor-made digital marketing training session for UnLtd’s charity partners.

Presenting across the day will be industry experts from Facebook/Instagram, Zuni, Big Mobile, Indago Digital, Sizmek and the IAB. All speakers have volunteered their time to impart their digital knowledge to representatives from 34 of the charities UnLtd supports.

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$40,000 raised for KidsXpress in the 4th UnLtd Cup

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The UnLtd Cup final saw Fairfax lift the coveted UnLtd Cup trophy for a second year in a row with a 7-1 win over GSA yesterday.

With each team donating their time and a registration fee of $2,500, the cost of putting a child through the KidsXpress program, the industry raised $40,000 and enabled 16 children to participate in the KidsXpress world first, expressive therapy program – helping to undo the damage caused through trauma, family loss and domestic violence.

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OMD wins oOh!’s Melbourne Agency Showdown 2015

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OMD has again taken out first place in oOh!’s Melbourne Agency Showdown, their annual talent contest supporting UnLtd.
Competing against five other agencies, OMD impressed judges with their hip-hop dance squad “Optimum Direction”. They then won the crowd over again when they donated $2500 of their prize money to disadvantaged young people.

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23 mentors join our matchmaking movement!

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Yesterday saw our first ever Mentor Matchmaking event held in partnership with Mumbrella.

23 potential mentors from right across our industry came forward, volunteering their skills to help deliver specific projects and provide professional advice to our charities.

Over the afternoon, these potential mentors booked a series of 15-minute ‘speed dates’ with individual charities, to find out more about their causes, their challenges and marketing needs.

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