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Nov 03, 2015, 06:00 ET National Adoption Campaign Launches PSAs to Raise Awareness of the 108,000 Children Awaiting Adoption and the Need to Adopt Older Youth from Foster Care

 Today, the award-winning Adoption from Foster Care campaign from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, AdoptUSKids and the Ad...


Oct 19, 2015, 12:02 ET National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and Ad Council Launch First-Ever Public Service Campaign Targeting Underage Drinking and Driving

As part of National Teen Driver Safety Week, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and the Ad Council announced today their first...


Oct 15, 2015, 13:46 ET USDA and Ad Council Join 20th Century Fox to Help Families Protect Themselves from Food Poisoning

WASHINGTON, Oct. 15, 2015 /PRNewswire/-- In an effort to inform children and their families about the importance of food safety, U.S....


Oct 09, 2015, 16:28 ET YouTube Star Joey Graceffa Partners with the Ad Council to Launch Video in Support of Love Has No Labels Campaign

To coincide with National Coming Out Day on Sunday, October 11, YouTube Creator Joey Graceffa is releasing an exclusive video today to further the...


Oct 08, 2015, 12:56 ET Ad Council, Viacom and Get Schooled Partner to Motivate and Educate High School Students

Next spring, 3.3 million students will graduate from high schools in the United States. But according to new research data, many of these students...


Oct 08, 2015, 09:31 ET Ad Council Announces New Members of Board of Directors

 The Ad Council, a non-profit organization and the largest U.S. producer of national public service campaigns, announced today new members that...


Oct 01, 2015, 09:15 ET Ad Council Announces David Sable, Global CEO of Y&R, as Board Vice Chair

 David Sable, the Global Chief Executive Officer of advertising agency Y&R, was named a Vice Chair of the Ad Council's Board of...


Sep 30, 2015, 14:42 ET MTV2 Gets '#Down2Adopt' Shelter And Rescue Pets During National Adopt-A-Dog Month

 On the eve of National Adopt-A-Dog Month, the network is getting into some heavy petting. That's when dogs and cats will invade the channel to...


Sep 24, 2015, 15:08 ET Former Major Leaguers & MLB Network Analysts Eric Byrnes, Mark DeRosa and Al Leiter Showcase the Importance of Being a Dad in New National Public Service Campaign

MLB Network, Major League Baseball's 24/7 cable TV network, is joining the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Administration for...


Jul 21, 2015, 10:00 ET Keep America Beautiful & The Ad Council Showcase Winners Of "I Want To Be Recycled" Video Contest

What do a myth-busting 4-year old, a bathroom in which personal care products come to life, a talking pizza box and three teenagers with a Ouija...


May 05, 2015, 09:56 ET Winners of the Fourth Annual Project Yellow Light Video Contest Announced

 Today the U.S. Department of Transportation's National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), Mazda Motorsports, National...


Apr 27, 2015, 10:33 ET Ad Council Announces Creators for Good, A Partnership with Leading Digital Content Companies, Google and Top Creators to Benefit Social Causes

 The Ad Council, the national non-profit organization behind public service communications programs featuring Smokey Bear, "Friends Don't Let...


Dec 10, 2014, 12:20 ET TVB, NHTSA & Ad Council Partner to Prevent Drunk Driving Fatalities During the Holidays

Today, the Television Bureau of Advertising (TVB), the not-for-profit trade association of America's commercial broadcast television industry, the...


Nov 13, 2014, 15:28 ET Ad Council Launches First Crowdfunding Effort with Tilt to Support Bullying Prevention Campaign

The Ad Council is launching its first crowdfunding effort leveraging the Tilt platform to raise the funds necessary to continue its national...


Oct 31, 2014, 13:00 ET NHTSA, Project Yellow Light, Mazda Motorsports, NOYS, and the Ad Council Opens Fourth Annual Anti-Distracted Driving Video Competition

Today the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), Project Yellow Light, Mazda Motorsports, the National Organizations for Youth...


Oct 29, 2014, 13:22 ET Ad Council Elects Sixteen New Members to Board of Directors

 The Ad Council, a non-profit organization and the largest producer of national public service campaigns in the U.S., announced today that...


Oct 28, 2014, 11:04 ET Los dientes de los niños son la preocupación número uno de los padres en Halloween, según una nueva encuesta

 Este Halloween más de dos tercios de los padres dicen estar preocupados por los dientes de sus hijos; muchos más que aquellos...


Oct 28, 2014, 09:00 ET Children's Teeth Tops Parents' Halloween Concerns, According to New Survey

 This Halloween more than two-thirds of parents say they are concerned about their children's teeth; far more than those who are concerned...


Oct 23, 2014, 16:50 ET Announcing the launch of Understood: A comprehensive resource to help parents of the 1 in 5 children with learning and attention issues

Understood.org, a comprehensive, free nonprofit resource, is launching today to help parents of children with learning and attention issues. One in...