Crittenton Takes Top Honors at 2014 Hermes Creative Awards

Crittenton Takes Top Honors at 2014 Hermes Creative Awards

May 05, 2014



Crittenton Services for Children and Families

Martha Jasso, Director of Communications

(714) 680-6008


FULLERTON, Calif. – Crittenton Services for Children and Families (CSCF) is proud to announce that the agency’s communications office, development office and its longtime design team, KMDezine studio, were selected as 2014 Hermes Creative Awards winners by the Association of Marketing and Communication Professionals (AMCP).

GeneralBanner-Hermes700x700 2“Both Crittenton Services and KMDezine studio are deeply honored to have our design concepts and communication outreach collateral bestowed professional credibility by today’s marketing and communications industry,” said Martha Jasso, Director of Communications, CSCF, “What makes this so special is knowing that every item our non-profit agency creates and is recognized for is a direct response to our overall mission, fundraising and advocacy initiatives. Knowing that our messaging and advocacy strategy can hopefully make a difference for future generations is the reason why we make sure that every creative product produced is of the highest standard.”

The Hermes Creative Awards is an international awards competition for creative professionals involved in the concept, writing, and design of traditional and emerging media. The Hermes Awards recognizes outstanding work in the industry while promoting the philanthropic nature of marketing and communication professionals.

This year there were more than 5,500 entries throughout the United States, Canada and several other countries. Entries came from corporate, marketing and communications departments, advertising agencies, PR firms, design shops, production companies and freelancers.

Winners were selected from 195 categories grouped under advertising, publications, marketing/branding, integrated marketing, public relations/communications, electronic media, and pro bono. About 15 percent of the entries won the Platinum Award – the top honor, and 21 percent won the Gold Award. Hermes Creative Awards is administered and judged by the AMCP.

This international organization consists of several thousand marketing, communication, advertising, public relations, and media production professionals. AMCP oversees various awards and recognition programs, and rewards outstanding achievement and service to the profession. AMCP judges are industry professionals who look for companies and individuals whose talent exceeds a high standard of excellence and whose work serves as a benchmark for the industry.

As, a part of its mission, AMCP fosters and supports the efforts of creative professionals who contribute their unique talents to public service and charitable organizations.

CSCF and KMDezine studio entered into a number of competition categories and were honored by AMCP with the following:

2014 Hermes Creative Awards – Platinum Distinction

  • Crittenton Anti-Human Trafficking Shirt – Marketing Collateral/Branding/T-Shirt
  • Crittenton Heritage Society Brochure – Publications/Brochure
  • Crittenton Business Stationary Suite – Design/Other

2014 Hermes Creative Awards – Gold Distinction

  • Crittenton Advocacy Brochure – Publications/Brochure
  • Crittenton Mystery Night Advertisement – Advertising/Direct Mail Piece
  • Crittenton Agency Full-Page Ad – Advertising/Other

2014 Hermes Creative Awards – Honorable Mention

  • Crittenton Golf Tournament Advertisement – Advertisement/Direct Mail Piece
  • Crittenton Programs Brochure – Publications/Brochure
  • Crittenton Volunteers Brochure – Publications/Brochure

A listing of the Platinum and Gold winners can be found on the Hermes Creative Awards website.


Crittenton Services for Children and Families of Southern California (CSCF) is a non-profit social services agency whose mission is to heal the wounds of abuse and neglect; strengthen families; and help troubled adolescents reach their full potential. Established and incorporated in 1966 Crittenton has a highly trained workforce operating 24 hours a day / 7 days a week providing comprehensive counseling, medical, and other support services to the clients in our care. We provide a full array of residential, in-home, community based, wraparound, mental health, foster care, and adoption services with a service planning area throughout Southern California that covers Orange, Los Angeles, San Bernardino, Riverside and San Diego Counties.

Visit to learn more about our programs and connect with us on FacebookTwitterYouTubeLinkedInGoogle+ and Flickr.

Topics: 2014 Hermes Creative Awards, Non-Profit, Social Services, Child Welfare, Juvenile Justice, Community Based Services, Residential Treatment Services, Youth Shelter Services, Wraparound Services, Mental Health Services, Foster Care, Philanthropy, Fundraising, Charity Events, Advocacy, Non-Profit Communications, Crittenton Speakers Bureau

Geography: Fullerton, Calif., Orange County, Calif., Fontana, Calif., San Bernardino County, Calif.