Here Are the Winners of the Fifth Annual Shorty Social Good Awards

The 2020 Impact Honorees are Gary Vaynerchuk and Adam Waheed

The invite-only virtual event is being hosted by actor Arturo Castro The Shorty Awards

The winners of the Fifth Annual Shorty Social Good Awards were saluted Thursday night during an invite-only virtual event hosted by actor Arturo Castro.

Arturo CastroThe Shorty Awards

Highlights will be shared on the Shorty Awards site following the event.

The 2020 Impact Honorees are Gary Vaynerchuk and Adam Waheed.

Gary VaynerchukThe Shorty Awards

Adam WaheedThe Shorty Awards

Vaynerchuk is being recognized for a 12-hour TikTok “streamathon” that raised more than $2 million for charities, while Waheed is being called out for helping to build The Adam Waheed School in Bali, as well his work on the frontlines of the protests earlier this year over the racial divide in the U.S.

The winners of the Fifth Annual Shorty Social Good Awards are:

Best Global Campaign

A Piece of Me

Best Integrated Campaign

Lift Every Voice: Black History Month

Best Mobile Campaign

Lift Every Voice: Black History Month

Best Multiplatform Campaign

#AloneTogether

Best On a Shoestring Campaign

Joke a Day for MDA

Best Pro Bono Campaign

Men Pay for Toilet Paper in Public Restrooms (Like Women Do for Tampons)

Best Social Movement Campaign

Home Is Here: The Voices of Undocumented People at the Supreme Court

Best in Accessibility

Fostering Inclusive Experiences for Those With Speech Disorders Through My Beautiful Stutter

Best in Animal and Wildlife

Disney The Lion King Protect the Pride

Best in Arts and Culture

Rumors of War

Best in Civic Engagement

Our Power

Best Work for Developing Nations

The Other Bar

Best in Diversity and Inclusion

Dragged: Queen Unique

Best in Education

Lessons of Auschwitz: VR Tribute by School Students

Best in Emergency Relief

The World’s Tallest Donation Box

Best in Environment and Sustainability

The Ash Globe

Best in Gender Equality

Men Pay for Toilet Paper in Public Restrooms (Like Women Do for Tampons)

Best in Human Rights

The Cave

Best Work for Immigration and Refugees

Fortify Rights/Doha Debates Rohingya Instagram Fellows

Best in LGBTQ+

Human by Orientation Pride Site

Best in Medical Research

Global Goal: Unite for Our Future

Best in Mental Health

I May Destroy You

One Call a Day

Best Work for Hunger and Poverty Relief

The World’s Tallest Donation Box

Best in Public Health

Cover Smart. Do Your Part. Slow the Spread.

Best in Racial Equality

Brainwashed by Toons

Best in Social Justice

Brainwashed by Toons

Best in Veteran and Service Support

American Legion Post 483 Community Service Skills Initiative Program

Best in Youth and Family

Lessons of Auschwitz: VR Tribute by School Students

Best in Auto

Subaru Celebrates Pets by Establishing National Make a Dog’s Day

Best in Business-to-Business

IBM + Yara: Building a Digital Farming Platform

Best Consumer Brand

The Virtual National Forest

Best Cultural Institution

Museum’s Closure Due to Covid-19 Opens New Opportunity to Teach Holocaust History

Best in Energy


david.cohen@adweek.com David Cohen is editor of Adweek's Social Pro Daily.
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