2nd Annual Shorty Social Good Awards Categories

Entries for the Shorty Social Good Awards are open now! Official categories listed below.
The regular deadline is August 30, 2017

Best in Health and Fitness

This award recognizes efforts of companies specializing in healthcare, pharmaceutical, life sciences or fitness to make the world a better place. Objectives may include developing and delivering product information to target audiences, creating shareable content on health and wellness, or building support for a health-related cause.

See previous winners and honorees here.
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For over 100 years, Planned Parenthood has been a leading healthcare provider for millions of Americans. But the organization is facing an unprecedented threat as the Trump administration seeks to strip Medicaid reimbursements and cut millions off affordable, preventative health care.This would disproportionately shatter the lives of millions of young Ame...
Orangetheory Fitness #IBurnForALS Campaign: A Partnership with Augie’s Quest
The goal of the #IBurnForALS campaign, Orangetheory's first brand-wide fundraising campaign, was to leverage the power of our network and systemwide commitment to social responsibility to raise $1 million in two-weeks for Augie's Quest, a foundation dedicated to finding a cure for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). In addition to raising critical resear...
In 2011, Ken Frazier President and CEO of Merck (known as MSD for Mothers outside of the U.S. and Canada) launched Merck for Mothers (MFM), a 10-year $500M initiative focused on improving the health and well-being of mothers during pregnancy and childbirth.After five years, the initiative wanted to ensure they could inspire new audiences, remaining releva...
Take Down Gun Violence
Take Down Gun Violence:On average, there are more than one mass shooting a day in the United States. With arguments raging on how to manage the epidemic of gun violence, something needed to be done to save lives now.Inspired by public safety choking communications, we created shooting survival posters, website, social pages and video. Designed to be displ...

About the Shorty Awards

The Shorty Awards honor the best of social media.

Millions of people participate in The Shortys to recognize individuals and organizations producing great content on Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr, YouTube, Snapchat, Instagram, YouNow, Musical.ly, Vine and the rest of the social web.

The Shorty Social Good Awards will be held October 2017 in NYC, Date to be announced shortly.