THE 14TH ANNUAL SHORTY AWARDS

The Shorty Awards honor the best of social media and digital. View this season's finalists!

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From the 1st Annual Shorty Social Good Awards Best in Poverty & Hunger

This award honors a program, project, or initiative that seeks to address a lack of food or shelter among individuals and communities. Focuses may include food security, agricultural education and development, employment training and opportunity, critical infrastructure and livelihood development.

Nominees

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#sharethemeal with a kid in need
There are some 795 million people in the world suffering from hunger and malnutrition, with poor nu…
Cigna Fights Hunger
Cigna is more than just a health insurance company. We are committed to improving the health, well-…
Generation in Crisis
Our goal for "Generation in Crisis" was to begin a conversation about the worldwide refugee crisis…
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Growing Up Girl: Life in Sub-Sahara Africa
To raise awareness of the gender inequity of extreme poverty, RYOT & The ONE campaign partnered to …
finalist
Lost In
This series takes an in depth look at marginalized parts of our global society. From homeless youth…
Now We're Newtons
In 2012, Fig Newtons embarked on a large scale rebranding effort that began with changing its name …
finalist
Out In the Open Sleepout
With 22,000 Chicago teens without stable housing, youth homeless is Chicago's invisible crisis.Chal…
Stop Hunger. Start Peace.
Amidst a humanitarian crisis that has created the most refugees since WWII, "Stop Hunger. Start Pea…
Street Cuts
Street Cuts is a 4-part Fusion original web series and TV Special that follows celebrity stylist Ma…
finalist
Street Fare
Connecting People Walking on the Street With Those Living on It: Our overall goal was to jolt peopl…
The Caring Economy
While the Salvation Army is most commonly known for its iconic red kettles on street sides during t…
finalist
The Erase Hunger Project
In a city of more than 1.4 people facing little or no food each day, hunger pops everywhere in New …
finalist
UnTasty Dishes
Dirty water is deadly. It infiltrates the lives of over 663 million people every single day and kil…
Vitamin Angels
Vitamin Angels is a non-profit organization that fights malnutrition by delivering vitamins to chil…
Walmart “Fight Hunger. Spark Change.” Campaign
To raise awareness of the issue of hunger in America and help generate meals for those in need, Wa…
Wheels4Water Campaign
Our objective is to raise awareness and funds for safe water and sanitation projects in sub-Saharan…