4th Annual Shorty Social Good Awards Categories


See below for official categories. The late entry deadline is on September 18th, 2019 at 11:59pm ET.

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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#22Victories
The cultural expectations around breastfeeding puts a lot of pressure on new moms: public health groups and health care providers emphasize that "breast is best" for mom and baby, while Instagram and mommy bloggers make the process seem natural, beautiful, and effortless. But while many moms make the choice to breastfeed, 1 in 4 don't make it past the ...
CancerSmart Series
 CancerSmart is a patient education series produced by Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center.  It is is a series of programs open to the public and online where MSK experts discuss the latest information on cancer-related topics, as well as advances in diagnosis, treatment, and research.
Celebrate Caring
The impetus for Celebrate Caring was a simple question: What are our members’ stories? What evolved was the first integrated, multimedia campaign of its kind at Independence. Inspired by two years of Faces of Fearless submissions (a national contest that generates stories about the power of being a Blue Cross Blue Shield member), we were able to identi...
Put Chemo to the Test
Genomic Health aimed to create acompelling direct-to-consumer digital campaign to raise awareness of its Oncotype DX Breast Recurrence Score testand its clinical evidence, leveraging the TAILORx results, to further demonstrate the value of the test in identifying which women will or will not benefit from chemotherapy. Put Chemo to the Test is meant to ins...
World's Smallest Baby
Born at only 23 weeks and 3 days gestation — and weighing a mere 245 grams — micro preemie Saybie* is the world's smallest surviving baby. She was delivered at San Diego's Sharp Mary Birch Hospital for Women & Newborns, California's largest maternity hospital. The hospital is recognized as among the best in the world in caring for micro preemies, giving S...

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, YouTube, Instagram, Twitch, TikTok, and the rest of the social web.

The Shorty Social good awards late deadline is on september 18, 2019.