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From the 3rd 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.

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AARP Foundation Hidden in Plain Sight
With more than 38 million members, AARP — the nation's largest nonprofit, nonpartisan organizati…
silver honor
Burn a Calorie. Feed a Child.
Burn to Give is a platform that converts calories burned exercising into life-saving nutrition for …
Citi’s “That Giving Feeling” Campaign for No Kid Hungry
Citi's mission is to enable progress for our clients and for the communities we serve. We want to h…
Feeding America - Summer Hunger
1 in every 6 children in America is food insecure – leading to developmental impairments and affec…
Geeking Out Web Series
Geek Out with Tariq is a short video series where we get up close and personal with the data behind…
bronze honor
National Youth Day
Our goal for this campaign is to show real kids doing real things and truly show them our gratitude…
gold honor
USANA True Health Foundation Day of Giving Food Pak
Giving Tuesday is the first Tuesday after Thanksgiving and the consumerism frenzy that is Black Fri…
United Way’s Everyone In: Ending Homelessness Across L.A. County
United Way's Everyone In is a campaign to end homelessness in Los Angeles by holding politicians ac…
bronze honor
We Are City Harvest
City Harvest is the largest food rescue organization in New York City, dedicated to rescuing fresh,…