Tempe Community Action Agency

teamworks communication management is the agency of record for Tempe Community Action Agency (TCAA), providing media relations, social media coordination and implementation, and newsletter support.

Tempe Community Market

TCAA launched the Tempe Community Market on March 2, 2014. This year-round weekly farmer’s market features dozens of vendors offering Arizona-grown or –crafted produce, honey, baked goods, and artisan crafts. The market midday arizona screenshotaccepts SNAP.

teamworks has secured numerous media placements for Tempe Community Market, including three in-studio segments, one live shot at the Market, and numerous print and online placements.


Tempe Empty Bowls

In 2000, community organizers in Tempe started Tempe Empty Bowls, part of a national effort to provide support for organizations that fight hunger. The Tempe event raises funds for the Tempe Community Action Agency and United Food Bank.

teamworks teb logocommunication management joined the committee in 2013, managing the publicity pro bono. Stories aptempe empty bowls logopeared in The Tempe Republic, East Valley Tribune, Ahwatukee Foothills News, as well as several local food and community blogs and websites.  The event also was featured on ABC-15 News. Additional emphasis was placed on social media efforts for the 2014 event, along with traditional media, resulting in a great placement in the Southeast Valley Arizona Republic, significantly increased traffic to the event’s Facebook page, and a 35 percent increase in funds raised over 2013.

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