Randolph, Mass. – May Institute, a leading national provider of educational, rehabilitative, and behavioral healthcare services for individuals with special needs, recently earned two Lamplighter awards for excellence in communications from the New England Society for Healthcare Communications (NESHCo).
NESHCo recognized May Institute’s communications and public relations team for its successful and expanding utilization of social media and for a video produced in-house that promoted the organization’s philanthropic efforts.
“These awards are particularly meaningful to us during this 60th anniversary year as we celebrate our community of friends and supporters,” said Eileen G. Pollack, M.A., Senior Vice President of Communications and Public Relations at May Institute. “The continued growth of our vibrant online community reflects the connections among and between our families, friends, donors, and staff. We are so grateful to them for their support and engagement.”
Over the past decade, May Institute’s communications and public relations team has won 42 awards from NESHCo, the Publicity Club of New England, the Massachusetts Nonprofit Network, and PR Daily in the following categories:
Direct Mail Fundraising
Excellence in Writing/Editorials
Excellence in Writing/Feature Articles
Excellence in Writing/Guest Columns
Feature or Commentary Placement: Magazine
Marketing Communications Campaign
Print Feature or Commentary Placement
Product/Service Launch: Consumer Campaign
Product/Service Launch: Health Care
Public Relations Projects
Single Public Relations Problem, Plan, Solution
Single Video Produced In-House
Social Media Campaign Produced In-House
Special Events/Series Campaign
About May Institute
May Institute is an award-winning nonprofit organization with 60 years of experience in serving children and adults with autism spectrum disorder and other developmental disabilities, brain injury, mental illness, and behavioral health needs. The organization provides educational, rehabilitative, and behavioral healthcare services to individuals, as well as training and consultation services to professionals, organizations, and public school systems. At more than 150 service locations across the country, highly trained staff work to create new and more effective ways to meet the special needs of individuals and families across the lifespan.
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