Pulling an all-nighter for the greater good

CreateAthon 2021

CreateAthon is a 24-hour pro bono creative work blitz that TRIO offers each year to area nonprofits. CreateAthon started at Riggs Partners agency in Columbia, SC, in 1998 and has grown into a global effort represented by more than 100 creative agencies around the world since its early beginnings. TRIO is proud to be the exclusive CreateAthon agency for the Lowcountry region of South Carolina.

Over the years, CreateAthon agencies have given $20+ million in free services to thousands of amazing causes around the globe. Since 2007, TRIO has provided more than 300 pro-bono projects to over 65 nonprofits.

The deadline to apply for TRIO’s 15th annual CreateAthon was July 30, 2021.

The best ideas happen at 3 a.m.

CreateAthon 2021 Recap

In service of a new batch of incredible Lowcountry nonprofits, your favorite flapper girls and bootlegger boys got down to brass tacks for 24-hours during our 15th annual CreateAthon—what a way to end our ROARING 20th-anniversary year. Thanks to the combined efforts of our hard-boiled crew, this year’s atmosphere was the bee’s knees at the 505 Club, complete with homemade crates stacked about, wanted posters for office outlaws and art deco decor donning walls from left to right. Backed to a track of big brass bands from the era, this 1920’s wingding was enough to bring a tear to Jay Gatsby’s eye. Read our full 2021 Recap.

All in a good night’s work.