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BuildASign.com’s Troops Program Honors Veterans with Free Signs

Photo courtesy of BuildASign.com

Photo courtesy of BuildASign.com

Austin-based BuildASign.com has a special way to honor soldiers on Veteran’s Day and every day.

BuildASign.com announced Tuesday that the company has donated more than 337,000 welcome home signs and banners, worth more than $10 million, to the friends and families of returning military service members.

BuildASign.com, an online custom printer, has created a site that allows visitors to order free welcome home signs and banners or free banners and signs to show support for troops at home.

“Military families sacrifice so much and we are honored to support them,” Dan Graham, CEO of BuildASign.com, said in a news release. “I am immensely proud of our Troops Program and am excited that it is expanding.”

Nonprofits Invited to Apply for First CreateAthon Austin

The first CreateAthon Austin will kick off Sept. 20 and run 24 hours.
During that time, volunteers will donate their creative marketing expertise to nonprofit organizations.
BuildASign.com and AIGA are sponsoring the event. They are inviting nonprofit organizations to apply for CreateAthon Austin now through July 22. They will notify the selected organizations by July 30..
“Austin is home to so many nonprofits that deserve creative marketing services to help them support their missions,” Erin Bender, President of AIGA Austin, said in a statement. “We look forward to making that possible through CreateAthon Austin, and can’t wait to see the work this event produces.”
“Bringing CreateAthon to Austin made total sense,” Dan Graham, co-founder and CEO of BuildASign.com, said in a statement. “We live in a city full of creative professionals that are not only extremely talented, but also committed to giving back. The work this event produces in 24 hours can help make a tremendous impact in the community, and we are so excited to be a part of that.”
Now in its 14th year, more than 75 agencies have participated in the national CreateAthon network, hosting annual events across the U.S., Canada and Puerto Rico. The program has benefited more than 1,275 nonprofits with 3,100 projects valued at more than $15 million.
BuildASign.com, an online custom printing provider, has 240 employees and $30 million in revenue last year.

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