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The Year's Best Nonprofit on Twitter

Nonprofit Leaders - The Shorty Awards - The best producers of real-time, short form content on Twitter(You can still submit a vote for fun, but the actual contest is over)

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Winner

The Real-Time Academy of Short Form Arts & Sciences will use a combination of criteria to select the winner from among the finalists, including the number of votes, the reasons given in nominations, answers to the Shorty Interview (which you can still take here) and the content of the finalists' tweets.

1st

TWLOHA

TWLOHA
Finalist

TWLOHA is a non-profit movement dedicated to presenting hope and finding help for people struggling with depression, addiction, self-injury and suicide.
Freya Kittelty
Freya Kittelty I recommend @TWLOHA in the Shorty Award category #nonprofit because... of what they do to help people <3
pram gurusinga
pram gurusinga I recommend @TWLOHA in the Shorty Award category #nonprofit because...
Ty Batirbek-Wenzel
Ty Batirbek-Wenzel I recommend @TWLOHA in the Shorty Award category #nonprofit because not enough attention to this cause and that's sad.
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828 votes in nonprofit
3 votes in apps
2 votes in news
2 votes in health
2 votes in humor

2nd

Frugal Dougal

Frugal Dougal
Finalist

CDO of #pawpawty events, helping animal charities around the world, raised 32,043 and still going strong!
Wrigley Schnauzer
Wrigley Schnauzer I recommend @frugaldougal in the Shorty Award category #nonprofit because he is a tireless supporter of animals in need
SydPie
SydPie I recommend @frugaldougal in the Shorty Award category #nonprofit because he cares for all anipals!!!!!!
True_Belle
True_Belle I recommend @frugaldougal in the Shorty Award category #nonprofit because he is the cutest little fundraiser we have!
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513 votes in nonprofit
26 votes in shortypawpawty
21 votes in pawpawty
6 votes in madness
6 votes in non

3rd

Shaun King

Shaun King
Finalist

Director of aHomeInHaiti.org & a 30 Year Old Husband, Father, Grad Student & Lead Pastor of The Courageous Church (www.Courageous.tv) in Downtown Atlanta
100Prayingwomen
100Prayingwomen I recommend @shaunking in the Shorty Award category #nonprofit because..of the outstanding work he is doing in Haiti.
Toni McNulty
Toni McNulty I recommend @shaunking in the Shorty Award category #nonprofit.
Amstyl Polycarpe
Amstyl Polycarpe I recommend @ShaunKing in the Shorty Award category #nonprofit because #Haiti won't forget him
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531 votes in nonprofit
4 votes in design
4 votes in weird
3 votes in innovation
2 votes in apps

4th

Alex's Lemonade

Alex's Lemonade
Finalist

Fighting Childhood Cancer, One Cup at a Time.Follow ALSF for news about childhood cancer and some stories about the over 100,000 people helping in the battle.
Lynne Zydonik
Lynne Zydonik I recommend @AlexsLemonade in the Shorty Award category #nonprofit because...he made a differrence in the fight against
Randy Abrams
Randy Abrams I recommend @AlexsLemonade in the Shorty Award category #nonprofit because...
Addie Spector
Addie Spector I vote for @AlexsLemonade for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit because every child deserves to live a long, healthy life.
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419 votes in nonprofit
9 votes in health
5 votes in shortyaward
2 votes in customerservice
2 votes in egocentric

5th

The Trevor Project

The Trevor Project
Finalist

The Trevor Project is the leading national organization focused on crisis and suicide prevention efforts among LGBTQ youth. The Trevor Helpline: 866.4.U.TREVOR
PTSDdotOrg
PTSDdotOrg I recommend @TrevorProject in the Shorty Award category #nonprofit because...
Wordpress Hosts
Wordpress Hosts I vote for @TrevorProject for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit because..they care about saving young lives
Lauren D.
Lauren D. I recommend @TrevorProject & @Peta in the Shorty Award category #nonprofit because... they deserve it. <3
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392 votes in nonprofit
2 votes in lgbt
1 vote in egocentric
1 vote in nonsprofit
1 vote in news

6th

PETA

PETA
Finalist

Sexy celeb supporters, PETA antics, shocking videos, vegan recipes & more!
Denice Lewis
Denice Lewis I recommend @peta in the Shorty Award category #nonprofit because...
Jessica Moss
Jessica Moss I recommend @peta in the Shorty Award category #nonprofit because...
maya neil
maya neil I recommend @peta in the Shorty Award category #nonprofit because... and plus peta's orsm and i spelt tales wrong hee
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411 votes in nonprofit
6 votes in bacon
3 votes in category
2 votes in green
2 votes in music

7th

Lubavitch

Lubavitch

The Official Twitter account of Chabad-Lubavitch World Headquarters
Sruly Meyer
Sruly Meyer I recommend @Lubavitch in the Shorty Award category #nonprofit because...
M M
M M I recommend @Lubavitch in the Shorty Award category #nonprofit because they are truly NON-PROFIT & help people.
barri glick
barri glick I vote for @Lubavitch for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit because...they cont. do great things. I am so Proud of Chabad!
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239 votes in nonprofit
4 votes in non
3 votes in nomprofit
3 votes in politics
3 votes in education

8th

Media Matters

Media Matters

Media Matters for America is the nation's premier progressive media watchdog, research and information center.
Val Jacobo
Val Jacobo I recommend @mmfa in the Shorty Award category #nonprofit because its relevant.
Marrion Hanson Jr.
Marrion Hanson Jr. I recommend @mmfa in the Shorty Award category #nonprofit because...
thesharkguys
thesharkguys I nominate @mmfa for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit because metaphorically they're pepper spray to Glenn Beck's smug mug
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205 votes in nonprofit
5 votes in politics
4 votes in news
4 votes in p2
3 votes in journalist

9th

IYC

IYC

Indonesian Youth Conference: Saatnya Suara KITA Didengar!
muthia huda islami
muthia huda islami I recommend @indonesianyouth in the Shorty Award category #nonprofit because indonesian teenagers ideas should be heard
krissatya tulus
krissatya tulus I recommend @indonesianyouth in the Shorty Award category #nonprofit its a very excellent org that needs to be supprted
Arya Sanubari
Arya Sanubari I recommend @indonesianyouth in the Shorty Award category #nonprofit because... we're excellent teenagers
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235 votes in nonprofit
4 votes in iyc
1 vote in design
1 vote in egocentric
1 vote in travel

10th

DireitodoPovo

DireitodoPovo

Pelo povo e para o povo exercer sua cidadania através do seu direito
Mel Tominaga
Mel Tominaga I recommend @direitodopovo in the Shorty Award category #nonprofit because they help people to know their rights
J Fatima Lima
J Fatima Lima I recommend @direitodopovo in the Shorty Award category #nonprofit because...
Aurélio Oliveira
Aurélio Oliveira I vote for @direitodopovo for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit because when all d profit goes to d people,nonprofit is done
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163 votes in nonprofit
7 votes in education
6 votes in news
5 votes in egocentric
5 votes in culturalinstitution

11th

Be The Match

Be The Match

Be The Match helps save lives. Thousands of people with life-threatening diseases like leukemia depend on Be The Match Registry to find a bone marrow donor.
Jack Benton
Jack Benton RT @bethematch: @BeTheMatch finished 11th place in #nonprofit for the Shorty Awards. Thanks for recognizing us and our life-saving work.
South Texas Blood
South Texas Blood Congrats! RT @BeTheMatch finished 11th place in #nonprofit for the Shorty Awards. Thanks for recognizing us and our life-saving work.
Lisa Frank
Lisa Frank RT @BeTheMatch: @BeTheMatch finished 11th place in #nonprofit for the Shorty Awards. Thanks for recognizing us and our life-saving work.
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125 votes in nonprofit
6 votes in bethematch
3 votes in 1
1 vote in egocentric
1 vote in followfriday

12th

Bettina Forbes

Bettina Forbes

Giving Breastfeeding a Makeover and beating the BOOBY TRAPS so moms can achieve personal breastfeeding goals.
Alanna Dixon
Alanna Dixon I recommend @BestforBabes in the Shorty Award category #nonprofit because...breastfeeding is the most important thing y
Michelle Straub
Michelle Straub I vote for @BestforBabes for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit because every mom deserves to have good info on breastfeeding
Shannon Blackwell
Shannon Blackwell I nominate @BestforBabes for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit because she promotes breastfeeding.
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127 votes in nonprofit
7 votes in breastfeeding
1 vote in egocentric
1 vote in education
1 vote in health

13th

WWF

WWF

Simply put: WWF is in the business of saving our one and only planet.
Phyllis
Phyllis I vote for @WWF for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit because...they r the voice 4 wildlife
Deborah Merriam
Deborah Merriam I nominate @WWF for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit because their work to save not just species, but ecosystems, inspires.
Sulien77
Sulien77 I nominate @WWF for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit because they help to save our environment and wildlife.
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118 votes in nonprofit
1 vote in npf

14th

spiritjump

spiritjump

Spirit Jump is a grassroots nonprofit organization with a mission to provide hope and comfort to the many men, women, and children battling cancer
Grace
Grace I nominate @spiritjump for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit because... Such a simple/easy method suuports ppl worldwide.
PauseRefresh
PauseRefresh I nominate @spiritjump for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit because... anyone can help and it means so much
amyb11569
amyb11569 I nominate @spiritjump for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit because...simple...they are the best at what they do for others
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108 votes in nonprofit
4 votes in charitytuesday
4 votes in health
1 vote in egocentric
1 vote in news

15th

Rotary International

Rotary International

Official Twitter presence for Rotary International,a worldwide organization of more than 1.2 million business, professional, and community leaders.
Suzanne Deliscar
Suzanne Deliscar I nominate @rotary for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit because of its incredible work in the fight against polio.
NanaIrene
NanaIrene I nominate @rotary for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit because Rotary members are responsible citizens.
JJASSO
JJASSO judycocherell: I nominate @rotary for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit because...it is a great international organizat http://ping.fm/ERC...
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107 votes in nonprofit
3 votes in rotary
1 vote in egocentric

16th

Rute Vera

Rute Vera

EAD,Informática,Educação-Professora-Blogueira.Gosto de solidariedade.Tenho o blog ONGDARUTE.Educational Technology and Distance Education Researcher.Solidarity
Lilith Oliver
Lilith Oliver RT @rutevera: I vote for @rutevera for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit because she is doing a wonderful job for the unemployeds. (continuem vot
ONG da Rute Blog
ONG da Rute Blog I vote for @rutevera for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit because she is doing a wonderful job for the unemployeds. (Please,envie essa frase)
andré freitas
andré freitas RT @lilitholiver: I vote for @rutevera for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit because she is doing a wonderful job for the unemployeds. http://bit
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95 votes in nonprofit
1 vote in egocentric
1 vote in education
1 vote in design
1 vote in nonproft

17th

David

David

Proud Pro-Israel Jew. Activist. Creator of the Jewish Internet Defense Force. Into the Eternal, music, film, politics, religion, writing, and more...
Joshua Solomon
Joshua Solomon I vote for @JIDF for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit because I'd rather not see Hamas win, even though I hate @JIDF
Caroline Jones
Caroline Jones I vote for @JIDF for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit because... I stand with Israel against terrorists
Denise Schneider
Denise Schneider I nominate @JIDF for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit because...he isn't paid well enough for the disgusting stuff he has t
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113 votes in nonprofit
1,036 votes in politics
47 votes in 1
21 votes in terrorist
16 votes in terrorism

18th

Bullying UK

Bullying UK

The Nations leading Anti-Bullying Charity supporting 500,000 people a year, follow us and show your support.
ruth anne macdonald
ruth anne macdonald I nominate @bullyinguk for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit because... its a great cause wish it had been around when i was
Annie Pettit
Annie Pettit I nominate @bullyinguk for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit because people need to understand bullying really hurts
The WOO
The WOO I nominate @bullyinguk for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit because... they r NOT bullying tweeters to vote 4 'em!
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74 votes in nonprofit
1 vote in egocentric

19th

PSU Dance Marathon

PSU Dance Marathon

THON is the largest student-run philanthropy in the world! It’s a year-long effort that raises funds and awareness for the fight against pediatric cancer.
Samantha Ross
Samantha Ross RT @A_Lynn11: I vote for @THON for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit because they dance #forthekids! http://myloc.me/3v...
Andrew  Lynn
Andrew Lynn I vote for @THON for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit because they dance #forthekids!
Fran Roach
Fran Roach I vote for @THON for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit because of the dedication and time everyone puts into one weekend FTK
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118 votes in nonprofit
6 votes in thon
2 votes in forthekids
1 vote in health
1 vote in n

20th

HSUS

HSUS

Official Twitter feed from The Humane Society of the United States. We're celebrating animals and confronting cruelty... all day, every day!
sarina rose
sarina rose I nominate @HumaneSociety for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit because of its valiant efforst to help save animals!!!!!!
Kaitlin balaja
Kaitlin balaja I nominate @HumaneSociety for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit because...
Rainy
Rainy I nominate @HumaneSociety for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit because...The official KISS dog Peppy-Roni demands they win!
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73 votes in nonprofit
3 votes in finance
1 vote in followfriday