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Special athletes + special dogs = great day at work


Puppies from Canine Companions for Independence working at the U.S. national Special Olympics 2018 competition in Seattle.

You may need a dog to pull your wheelchair or pick up a needed item from the floor. Or you may want a dog to talk to in the hospital or court room. Or to let you know when the phone is ringing. Or to help you feel safe after…

A Social Switch for 2017’s #GivingTuesday


six pairs of hands on smartphones

#GivingTuesday is a global day of giving fueled by the power of social media and collaboration. As a communications agency, we’ve watched in admiration as the #GivingTuesday movement has taken hold and resulted in hundreds of millions of dollars donated in the past five years — and we’ve eagerly participated…

Youth learning from the young: Summer campers & the Montana Osprey Project


Montana History Center day camp kids help band Osprey chick

On July 25th the Montana Osprey Project wrapped up its onsite banding research for the year with the help of summer campers from the Montana Natural History Center. The Montana Osprey Project studies the ecology of these birds and whether the birds have been contaminated with heavy metals (from mining) in…

Cleaning up the Blackfoot — a good day at work



I’m not gonna lie. I love to recreate on the clock. Years ago, when I was a reporter at the Missoulian, I took every opportunity. Once I managed to score a seat alongside Montana’s governor on the first (legal) raft to pass through Milltown after the dam was removed. I…

Active WordPress Vulnerability — Update Your Website!



Do you own or manage a website? Is it powered by WordPress? If so, update your website right away. There is a current WordPress vulnerability that is actively being exploited across the web. This "content injection" exploit is considered easy to use and severe in nature because an attacker can alter the…

Five Nonprofits Win Our 2016 Google Grants Sweepstakes



As part of #GivingTuesday in late November we offered to help five nonprofits through the process of applying for free advertising with the Google Grants program. We would like to thank everyone who shared and entered the sweepstakes. While Montana organizations dominated the entry list this year, groups from Oregon…

For #GivingTuesday 2016, consider these Missoula-area nonprofits


PartnersCreative staff helping Watson kids carve pumpkins, October 2016.

This year we at PartnersCreative are once again giving away Google Grant support to help nonprofits spread their messages. To amplify that support, we asked members of our staff to suggest local nonprofits that deserve your consideration on #GivingTuesday. “The kids served by Watson Children’s Shelter are facing challenges that…

Free Nonprofit Advertising Sweepstakes (#GivingTuesday)



Nonprofits are in the business of changing the world every day. We’d like to change the world for a few nonprofits. This year we worked with nonprofits to access over $250,000 in free advertising through Google Ad Grants. We are proud to have helped so many deserving nonprofits — and we want…

RATPOD smackdown 2016


Kevin & Nate - Logan Pass - Blog post image

It all began so innocently. So hopefully. Nate Bender and Kevin Keohane, new co-workers at PartnersCreative, decide to train together to ride in RATPOD, the annual fundraiser for Camp Mak-a-Dream, a camp for kids and young adults affected by cancer. Just two hirsute and happy do-gooders bonding on bikes while barreling…

Winners announced in Google Grant 2015 assistance sweepstakes


#GivingTuesday Google Grant winners - blog post

As part of #GivingTuesday early this month, we offered to help five nonprofits through the process of applying for $10,000/month each in free advertising through the Google Grants program. More than two dozen organizations entered the sweepstakes. While there was (predictably) a high concentration of Montana organizations, we received entries…