January 27, 2015
Network Ten is getting right behind the UN LTD movement to undo youth disadvantage, launching a national Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiative called TEN Gives.
Driving participation right across the company, Network Ten has established an internal committee represented by staff from myriad departments.
TEN Gives was launched in Network Ten’s Sydney station in early October 2014 and will extend into its other capital city stations during early 2015.
Bohemia ‘illustrates’ how media agencies can make a difference Launches “Radio with pictures” project with Sydney Story Factory
November 4, 2014
Media agency Bohemia has gone above and beyond its day-to-day remit, helping to create a series of powerful animations by young people with not-for-profit creative writing centre, the Sydney Story Factory.
The project, titled “Radio with Pictures”, saw Bohemians connect with generous individuals from right across the industry to help illustrate and produce more than 20 animations by young people from Indigenous and non-English speaking backgrounds. They also arranged for up-and-coming film-maker Audrey Svoboda’s business, Dirty Ice Cream, to document the young people’s creative process, and show the benefits of the program on their communication and collaboration skills, and self-confidence.
October 16, 2014
UN LTD, the foundation representing Australia’s media, marketing and advertising industry, is calling on charities dedicated to UNdoing youth disadvantage to submit proposals for to receive support in 2015.
UN LTD (pronounced ‘unlimited’) exists to channel funding and resources from the media, marketing and advertising sector to support organisations providing critical services to young people in need. In 2014 UN LTD supported over 21 charity partners helping them to build scale, seek sustainability in funding and improve their operational efficiency.
October 15, 2014
Australia’s top media companies have again united behind the UN LTD movement donating over $2 million in media inventory for 2015. These media packages will be monetized by the foundation, to directly fund programs and youth charities that are “UNdoing” youth disadvantage in Australia.
Newcomers to the UN LTD MEDIA program for 2015 include: Spotify, Mammamia, Daily Mail, Domain, oOh!, Cirrus Media, Torch, QMS, Brand New Media, Authentic Entertainment and Sound Alliance.
From the streets to the floor of NSW Parliament: how the MFA Award winners turned their entry into reality
August 20, 2014
After winning the NGEN category in the 2013 MFA Awards, John Dawson and Mark Golafshan, have worked with Youth Off The Streets to turn their entry into reality.
The #laceitup campaign will raise awareness and donations for Youth Off The Streets from young people between 13 and 17 years of age.
The challenge set out in the NGEN brief was to encourage fundraising and participation in the charity’s Sleepout campaign.
July 14, 2014
While the world’s best were kicking about in Rio, the UN LTD Cup’s third annual charity competition saw 160 media industry people battle it out for bragging rights as the industry’s futsal winners, all in the name of raising money for KidsXpress (one of UN LTD’s charity partners).
The UN LTD Cup held at Appnexus Stadium (KGV, The Rocks) is an industry fundraising event directly supporting KidsXpress, where teams are put into two pools and play a round robin to win their way into the finals. Out of the 16 teams battling it out in a highly competitive environment, the final results saw Fairfax take out the coveted award taking first place against Zenith Optimedia & Razorfish with the final score a resounding 5-0.
June 3, 2014
The inaugural NGEN Basketball Charity Competition was a knockout event with mammoth support that saw funds raised reaching $12,000 for UN LTD’s worthy beneficiary, Batyr.
NGEN members were given the opportunity to vote where the money went and Batyr; a charity committed to encouraging young people to speak out about mental health issues and headed by CEO Sebastian Robertson was the standout winner.
March 6, 2014
In response to an overwhelming demand from industry to take more action on social issues, the not-for- profit industry foundation for media, marketing and advertising, UN LTD, has launched an industry workplace giving solution – UN LTD GIVING.
UN LTD is the only industry foundation tackling the broad and significant social issue of youth disadvantage, and now via UN LTD GIVING offers a workplace giving program that enables all companies and individuals to give in ways that match their means and talent, whether by pre-tax payroll giving, team volunteering, group fundraising or personal mentoring.