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

From the 1st Annual Shorty Social Good Awards 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.

Nominees

#FlyWithIBD: taking the anxiety out of travel for people with IBD
Approximately 32 million people live with inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD) or irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) in Europe. Many of these patients have restrictive dietary requirements and failure to comply with them may lead to serious relapses of their disease, which can severely impact their health. Limited inflight meal options can make it stressful for ...
Cigna Fights Hunger
Cigna is more than just a health insurance company. We are committed to improving the health, well-being and sense of security of our customers. Part of that commitment is the belief that no one should have to go hungry. So, Cigna employees energized, put on our hair nets, and started the "Cigna Fights Hunger" campaign with Feeding Children Everywhere to ...
Cigna: Go. Know. Take Control.
Getting people to go to the doctor, even when they are sick, is hard. Getting them to go for an annual checkup when they are feeling fine is infinitely harder. But one health insurance company was committed to meeting the challenge: Cigna. First, a little background. Thanks to Health Care Reform, preventive care is now 100% covered by insurance for every ...
Dwight Howard surprises kids in hospital with Google Cardboard
Watch the Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UpGIsatH1O4 In February of 2016 Memorial Hermann Health System partnered with professional basketball player, Dwight Howard, who at the time played center for the NBA's Houston Rockets, to create two videos: a Google Cardboard 360-degree video tour of the newly renovated Houston Rockets' locker room with D...
Finding The Voice That Cancer Tries To Steal | IHadCancer.com
Imagine being diagnosed with cancer. Insert: fear, vulnerability, uncertainty. Now, imagine being able to immediately talk to someone who has just finished treatment for the exact type of cancer that you were just diagnosed with. Imagine being able to ask them what their journey was like – how did they tell their kids? Employers? How did they survive even...
GET UP. TOGETHER.
There's this Roald Dahl quote we love that reads, "If you are interested in something, no matter what it is, go at it at full speed ahead. Embrace it with both arms, hug it, love it and above all become passionate about it. Lukewarm is no good." As our UP health community embraces personal health with passion and enthusiasm, it seemed only appropriate for...
Global Medical Knowledge 2020
The Manuals, known as the Merck Manuals in the US and Canada and MSD Manuals outside the US and Canada, are committed to making the best current medical information accessible to health care professionals and patients on every continent by 2020.Using social media, our objectives are to:• Ignite a global movement to combat the medical knowledge crisis: Hea...
Mind Over Munch
Mind Over Munch is a brand dedicated to making living a healthy lifestyle easier and more fun! We're on a mission to redefine health. Forget about the labels, fad diets, and what anyone says is "healthy," and learn to make informed decisions about what is best for YOU! We want to inspire people to take responsibility for their healthy lifestyles and decis...
Quest Diagnostics Fights to Raise Awareness of HIV/AIDS
Quest Diagnostics, a corporation that provides clinical laboratory services across the country, wanted to promote the advances in HIV testing and care offered with their 4th generation testing system. By sponsoring AIDS Walks across the country, Quest Diagnostics hopes to raise awareness of HIV/AIDS and the advantages of early prevention.GroundSwell Group...

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, and the rest of the social web.

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