Coastal Habitat For Humanity Wins 2017 Telly Award

Coastal Habitat for Humanity
Tuesday, May 23, 2017

COASTAL HABITAT FOR HUMANITY WINS 2017 TELLY AWARD FOR “REPAIR. REBUILD. RESTORE” SUPERSTORM SANDY 5TH ANNIVERSARY VIDEO

Second award win for video in 2017

Spring Lake Heights, NJ, May 15, 2017  -  The Telly Awards announced today that Coastal Habitat for Humanity is a bronze winner of the 38th Annual Telly Awards for its “Repair. Rebuild. Restore.” Superstorm Sandy educational video produced by VIRGILIO.media.  Coastal Habitat is a winner from more than 13,000 entries.

The short form video also won a gold Hermes Creative Award from the Association of Marketing and Communications Professionals earlier this year.

Watch the video at CoastalHabitat.org/WeRebuild.

“Repair. Rebuild. Restore” was produced to spotlight Coastal Habitat’s impact – thanks to its donors, supporters and volunteers - along the Southern Monmouth County, New Jersey coastline after Superstorm Sandy.  Late-October will mark the 5th Anniversary the storm touched land.

The Telly Award was founded in 1979 and is the premier award honoring outstanding local, regional, and cable TV commercials and programs, the finest video and film productions, and online commercials, video and films.  Winners represent the best work of the most respected public relations agencies, production companies, television stations, cable operators, and corporate video departments in the world.

For the 38th year, a judging panel of over 500 accomplished industry professionals upheld the historical standard of excellence that Telly represents. Less than 10% of entries are chosen as winners.

About Coastal Habitat for Humanity:

Founded in 1994, Coastal Habitat (501c3) is an affiliate of Habitat for Humanity International.  Since its founding, Coastal Habitat has built 18 single family homes, impacted 850 local lives, repaired more than 190 properties, and assisted more than 50 Superstorm Sandy-impacted families in 18 Southern Monmouth County cities and towns thanks to 15,000+ volunteers.  All proceeds from the Asbury Park ReStore thrift store (CoastalHabitat.com/ReStore) support area projects.  Coastal Habitat is funded by tax-deductible donations and built on volunteer energy.  More info at  www.CoastalHabitat.org.