This project was completed on Apr 10, 2019
Matched with Meghan A
Matched with
Meghan A.

Print Materials Design

for  Urban Rivers
San Francisco, CA, USA
Posted by
Alexandra D.

Volunteer Manager

Posted Date
Mar 18, 2019
Virtual volunteer opportunity
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Impact statement
This project will save us $3,607 , allowing us to install more floating gardens on the Chicago River.

Project Details

What We Need
  • Designs for a pre-determined number of marketing or communications materials (examples: one-pager/fact sheets, case studies, fundraising collateral, event invitations, annual reports, and pamphlets)
  • Templates with accurate, print-ready specifications
  • Note: This project does not include printing
What We Have In Place
  • We currently have a high resolution logo and branding guidelines, which should make it easy for you to get started. We also have guidelines for our t-shirt collaboration with Patagonia, and the ability to provide any other information you need.
How This Will Help

This project supports our mission by strengthening community partner relationships and widening our audience.

Project Plan

Prep: Distribution of Prep Materials
  • Volunteer Manager provides the Professional with a budget for print materials, finalized copy, high-resolution logo and any visual branding guidelines to be utilized
  • Volunteer Manager also provides images for desired deliverables (if applicable), examples of existing marketing materials and links to online presence (website and social media)
  • Volunteer Manager shares brand messaging guidelines (if applicable)
Milestone 1: Preliminary Concepts
  • Professional and Volunteer Manager discuss how print materials will be utilized, target audience, and style preferences
  • Professional develops preliminary sketches, and garners feedback from Volunteer Manager
Milestone 2: Graphic Creation
  • Professional drafts print materials, and incorporates any feedback into final product
Milestone 3: Final Draft
  • Professional delivers final versions in desired electronic format
  • Professional provides guidance on printing specifications (colors, size, etc.)
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About The Org

Our Mission

To transform urban rivers into urban wildlife sanctuaries, for the betterment of the people and wildlife that use them.

What We Do

Urban Rivers' has installed 2,000 square feet of floating gardens on the Chicago River since 2017 and is now focused on building out an urban wildlife sanctuary, the Wild Mile.

Urban Rivers' current objectives:
- Increase habitat
- Improve water quality
- Inspire innovation
- Educate the public

...All while beautifying the Chicago River!

Our project is sponsored by: Patagonia


Meghan was very professional and completed everything we needed under a tight deadline. She understood our needs and was lovely to work with. Thanks Meghan!
Alexandra Damato
Alexandra D.

Volunteer Manager

Print Materials Design Project

Everyone at Urban Rivers was friendly, efficient, and professional. They were organized and had all assets ready for the project, responded quickly to questions, and were clear about what they needed and when. It was a pleasure to work with Alexandra, Zachary, and Mike. Highly recommend, and would love to work with them again in the future!
Meghan Alessi
Meghan A.


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