FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 1, 2014
Contact: Jasmin Witcher, Interim Executive Director
Phone: 703-658-9500
Email: jwitcher@bhn.org

PCI selects Bethany House of Northern Virginia as 2015 Pro Bono Client

Northern Virginia domestic violence shelter to receive outreach and marketing services

ALEXANDRIA, VA — PCI, a leading marketing agency, has selected Bethany House of Northern Virginia as its pro bono client for 2015. PCI will provide Bethany House with a strategic communications plan, social media support, and key outreach materials for partners and donors to support the renovation and expansion of its housing facilities.

Bethany House is a private, nonprofit organization providing emergency shelter and support services to victims of domestic violence throughout Northern Virginia and surrounding DC metro communities. Since 1979, Bethany House has provided families with safe, confidential shelter – along with case management, counseling, life skills instruction and employment counseling and other services – to help them thrive. In Fairfax County, 33% of family homelessness is due to domestic violence.

“Outreach and marketing are critical to sustaining and building support from donors and volunteers,” said Jasmin Witcher, Interim Executive Director. “The needs for our services are immense. We are striving to expand our housing facility, and are grateful for this opportunity to strengthen communications with the potential partners, businesses, and community members who are critical to our success.”

“Bethany House is providing services that are truly essential and life-changing,” said Bob Sprague, President & CEO of PCI. “We look forward to working with Bethany House as part of our commitment to helping create healthy communities.”

About Bethany House of Northern Virginia: Bethany House has provided safe and confidential shelter and support services to families and individuals recovering from domestic violence since 1979. Our mission is to help women and their children who have suffered from domestic violence regain health and dignity and become reestablished in their community by providing temporary housing and support.

About PCI: PCI has served leading corporate, government, and not-for-profit clients for more than 29 years with award-winning marketing, branding, advertising, public relations, design, video, event production, and digital/interactive services. PCI is committed to community support, and has contributed pro bono services for numerous not-for-profit organizations. In 2013 PCI was honored with the Alexandria Business Philanthropist of the Year Award by Volunteer Alexandria. To learn more, visit www.pcicom.com.

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