Crosby Marketing Communications recently held its eighth annual Inspiring Actions That Matter™ Day of community service, but this year, with a virtual twist. In the past, employees spent the day volunteering on location at local nonprofits, but due to the COVID-19 pandemic and with the staff working remotely, the company found a creative and safe way to give back.

Each of Crosby’s 100 staff members was given $200 to donate to the charity of their choice. In total, $20,000 was contributed to worthy causes selected by employees.

“While we missed volunteering out in the community, we weren’t going to let the pandemic get in the way of celebrating our company mission and finding a way to give back,” said agency President and CEO Raymond Crosby. “With so many people and organizations struggling, our staff members were excited to support causes they are passionate about.”

Since it began in 2013, Crosby’s Inspiring Actions That Matter™ Day of Service has resulted in giving 3,700 hours of employee time and $130,000 to charities and nonprofits in Maryland and Washington, D.C.

Crosby provides integrated advertising, public relations, social media and digital marketing services through specialized practices in Healthcare, Government, Nonprofits & Causes and Military & Veterans. The firm ranks #1 on the Washington Business Journal’s list of largest ad agencies in the region, #4 on PRWeek’s list of healthcare PR firms and #24 on O’Dwyer’s list of national communications firms. Crosby’s mission of Inspiring Actions That Matter™ helps clients make a positive impact for individuals, families, communities and society. The company, a Capitol Communicator sponsor, has been named a Top Workplace by The Washington Post for four consecutive years. To learn more, visit www.crosbymarketing.com.

Photo Caption: Crosby members share their stories behind the charities they chose for their $200 contribution.

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