Press Releases

Danny Trejo Stars in New PSA Campaign Supporting Male Caregivers

April 11, 2017
Caregiver Assistance Campaign from AARP and the Ad Council Provides Resources for the 16 Million Male Caregivers in the U.S.

Love Has No Labels Collaborates with the NFL to Create Fans of Love on Valentine’s Day

February 14, 2017
The Ad Council’s Viral Campaign with R/GA Returns to Showcase Real-Time Moments of Diversity and Inclusion Through a Jumbotron Activation at the NFL Pro Bowl

TV Stations Nationwide Help Make Roads Safer this Holiday Season by Supporting Anti-Drunk Driving PSA Campaign

December 19, 2016
Initiative from the U.S. Department of Transportation, the Television Bureau of Advertising and the Ad Council Targets Top 10 States with Highest Rates of Drunk Driving Fatalities

Love Has No Labels Campaign Launches “Meet John Smith” Video Series with Facebook’s Creative Shop Studio

December 8, 2016
People throughout the country named John Smith—the most common name in America—star in new videos that celebrate diversity and further the message of acceptance and love for all Americans

Goodwill® and The Ad Council Launch New Digital-First PSA Campaign To Encourage Americans to "Donate Stuff. Create Jobs."

December 1, 2016
YouTube star, social influencer and thriving fashion maven, Jenn Im, to help extend message across digital platforms.

New PSAs Released by Ad Council and AARP Direct African-American Family Caregivers to Resources and Support

November 18, 2016
Caregiver Assistance Campaign Draws Support for the 1 in 5 African Americans who is a Family Caregiver

James Corden and Sheryl Crow Join the Ad Council’s 63rd Annual Public Service Award Dinner in Honor of President & CEO of Adobe Shantanu Narayen

November 17, 2016
The #APowerForChange themed event raises an unprecedented $4.5 million to support the Ad Council and its 40 national public service campaigns

National Adoption Campaign Launches New “Perfect Parent” PSAs to Raise Awareness and Encourage Adoption of Older Children from Foster Care

November 15, 2016
Nearly Half of the Children Photolisted on the AdoptUSKids Website are Teens Age 15–18

Sheryl Crow to Perform at the Ad Council’s 63rd Annual Public Service Award Dinner

November 14, 2016
Presented by iHeartMedia Inc., Performance will Close the Ad Council’s Largest Fundraising Event of the Year

Ad Council Launches PSAs to Encourage Support for Hurricane Matthew Relief Efforts

October 17, 2016
TV and Print Ads Communicate the Importance of a Monetary Donation

Groundbreaking Social Good Emoji Eye Emoji Empowers Teens to Take a Stand Against Bullying Through Leading Digital Partnerships for Bullying Prevention Month

October 5, 2016
Activations Across Clevver, Disney|ABC Television Group, Facebook, Get Schooled, Instagram,,, Slingshot, Social Native, Twitter, We Heart It, and Wishbone Launch Today to Continue Ad Council ‘I Am A Witness’ Campaign’s Successful Push to End Online Bullying

U.S. Citizens Start With a Bot and End With a Ballot

September 29, 2016
GoVoteBot From R/GA and Ad Council Aims to Increase Voting in the Fall 2016 Presidential Elections

“#BeUnderstood” Campaign from and the Ad Council Helps Parents Experience Learning and Attention Issues Through the Eyes of a Child

September 28, 2016
Integrated Campaign from Publicis North America Shows the Perspectives of the 1 in 5 Children in the U.S. Struggling with Issues Such as Dyslexia and ADHD

Love Has No Labels Wins Emmy Award for Outstanding Commercial in 2016

September 12, 2016
First PSA to Win the Emmy in the Outstanding Commercials Category, the “Dancing Skeletons” Viral Hit was Created by Ad Council, R/GA, and Mindride

Ad Council Announces Game for Good, A Collaboration with Leading Gaming Entertainment Companies to Benefit Social Causes

August 30, 2016
Collaborators including Maker Studios, Penny Arcade, Rooster Teeth, Twitch, YouTube and 3BLACKDOT to support Love Has No Labels Activation at PAX West

Ad Council Launches PSA in Response to Flooding in Southern Louisiana

August 25, 2016
Creative community rallies to launch “Our Turn,” directing audiences to to donate to the relief efforts
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