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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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85th

National Wildlife HS

National Wildlife HS

National Wildlife Humane Society (NWHS) - A Non-Profit Wildlife Conservation Organization. NWHS also includes a wildlife sanctuary that was founded in 1990.
Tommy Ray
Tommy Ray I nominate @humanewildlife 4 a Shorty Award in #nonprofit because they've been consistent in excellent animal news-info
Jodi Silver
Jodi Silver RT @humanewildlife: We nominate @humanewildlife for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit because if we don't believe in ourselves, who will? htt ...
National Wildlife HS
National Wildlife HS We nominate @humanewildlife for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit because if we don't believe in ourselves, who will?
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12 votes in nonprofit
1 vote in egocentric

86th

Diabetes Hands Fndn

Diabetes Hands Fndn

A 501c3 nonprofit that connects ppl touched by diabetes + raises diabetes awareness. @tudiabetes, @estudiabetes offer support + info to more than 150K ppl/month
MarieBe
MarieBe I nominate @diabetesHF for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit - it connects ppl touched by #diabetes + raises d-awareness
Bernard Farrell
Bernard Farrell I nominate @diabeteshf for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit because they help us share what we know http://bit.ly/5HVJ...
Lee Ann Thill
Lee Ann Thill RT @leeannthill I nominate @diabeteshf for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit bc they help people w/ diabetes feel less alone
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11 votes in nonprofit
1 vote in egocentric

87th

Oakland Cemetery

Oakland Cemetery

Oakland Cemetery in Atlanta, Georgia
Agave Restaurant
Agave Restaurant RT @rhettaa: I nominate @OaklandCemetery for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit because they support Atlanta and are always fun to read. http: ...
rhettaa
rhettaa I nominate @OaklandCemetery for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit because they support Atlanta and are always fun to read.
Daniel Walker
Daniel Walker I nominate @oaklandcemetery for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit because they do a great job promoting Atlanta history
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14 votes in nonprofit
3 votes in culturalinstitution

88th

Black Cat Rescue

Black Cat Rescue

Did you know that black cats are only half as likely to get adopted as cats of other colors? We're a no-kill 501(c)3 rescue located in Boston.
Fundraising Assets
Fundraising Assets @blackcatrescue Oh wow! We are so honored! Thank you so much for nominating us for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit !
Tracy Price
Tracy Price I nominate @blackcatrescue for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit because they help kitties find their forever homes.
Kirsten Chappell
Kirsten Chappell I nominate @blackcatrescue for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit because they rescue & find homes for many black kitties.
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10 votes in nonprofit
2 votes in fundraising

88th
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Ashraf Laidi

Ashraf Laidi

Chief Market Strategist at CMC Markets - Author of Currency Trading & Intermarket Analysis www.AshrafLaidi.com
Radoslav Horák
Radoslav Horák I vote for @alaidi for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit because gives tens of thousands of tweets with real value for free
Craig Inglis
Craig Inglis I nominate @alaidi for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit because is analysis is great and its FREE
Dang Ngoc Tuan
Dang Ngoc Tuan I nominate @alaidi for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit because share his awesome Forex ideal for non-profit
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10 votes in nonprofit
301 votes in finance
37 votes in education
14 votes in forex
13 votes in news

88th
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JDRF Bay Area

JDRF Bay Area

Dedicated to finding a cure for type 1 diabetes and its complications through the support of research
Parhelion
Parhelion I nominate @JDRFBayArea for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit because...we need a cure not just treatment.
pnutfreeworld
pnutfreeworld I nominate @JDRFBayArea for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit because...we need a cure, it's increasing!
ChristyF
ChristyF I nominate @JDRFBayArea for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit because JDRF is the world's best hope 4 a cure for type 1 #dia
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10 votes in nonprofit
1 vote in egocentric
1 vote in ff

89th

AICR

AICR

The Association for International Cancer Research (AICR) funds cutting edge cancer research projects around the world
mcfangirl
mcfangirl RT @jilliansaint: I nominate @AICR for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit because they support research into less well-funded areas of cancer. ...
AICR
AICR RT @jilliansaint: I nominate @AICR for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit because they support research into less well-funded areas of cancer. ...
Jillian St. Andre
Jillian St. Andre I nominate @AICR for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit because they support research into less well-funded areas of cancer.
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12 votes in nonprofit
1 vote in egocentric
1 vote in charity

90th

jane abao
iral elman
iral elman I nominate @kotawinters for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit because her students are likewise helping others for free
Jocelyn Bautista
Jocelyn Bautista I nominate @kotawinters for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit because she gives her services as journalist for free.
celyn yen abueg
celyn yen abueg I nominate @kotawinters for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit because she inspires a lot of people...
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9 votes in nonprofit

91st

Charice

Charice

I'm a singer. :) and i'm inlove with my work. :)
connectED
connectED I nominate @TrueCharice for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit because she was instrumental in raising $30K+ for @OperationSmile as youth ambssdr
Lisa
Lisa I nominate @TrueCharice for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit because she is a great youth ambassador for Operation Smile
char_ming
char_ming I nominate @TrueCharice for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit because she has volunteered 2 perform 4 many charitable causes
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11 votes in nonprofit
106 votes in music
14 votes in awesome
11 votes in celebrity
5 votes in apps

92nd

American Red Cross

American Red Cross

Official twitter stream for the American Red Cross. Follow us for disaster and preparedness updates.
Jeff Wolfe
Jeff Wolfe I nominate @redcross for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit because they're using soc med to raise funds and awareness.
ley marie
ley marie RT @2morrowknight: I nominate the @RedCross for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit because their work for #Haiti has been extraordinary. http: ...
Shaan Haider
Shaan Haider RT @2morrowknight: I nominate the @RedCross for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit because their work for #Haiti.
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10 votes in nonprofit
2 votes in charity

93rd

Osama bin Laden

Osama bin Laden

What, don't you read the papers? I'm about as famous as you can get without being a missing white lady.
Danielle Evenson
Danielle Evenson I nominate @Real_Bin_Laden for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit because we need him too busy to host a late night show.
mahalohowto
mahalohowto I nominate @Real_Bin_Laden for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit because... This tweeter brings humor to a troubled world.
Alex Miller
Alex Miller I nominate @Real_Bin_Laden for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit because he is working to unite people
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9 votes in nonprofit
1 vote in egocentric
1 vote in culturalinstitution

94th

RAgainstSlavery

RAgainstSlavery

Aiming at raising awareness of modern-day slavery in all its forms through arts/ endurance sports such as rowing the Atlantic.
Stacey Edie
Stacey Edie I nominate @RAgainstSlavery for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit because...they are fighting to end human slavery.
Noleen Roberts
Noleen Roberts I nominate @RAgainstSlavery for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit because...they are doing amazing work
♪ Carla ☮
♪ Carla ☮ I nominate @RAgainstSlavery for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit because...
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9 votes in nonprofit
29 votes in proactive
1 vote in other

95th

Sing For A Cure

Sing For A Cure

Benefit concert raising money for cancer awareness & research
Christine
Christine I nominate @singforacure @AlexsLemonade for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit because...
Brandy Tilley
Brandy Tilley I nominate @singforacure for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit because of her effort in the fight against cancer.
Kiki Pacetti
Kiki Pacetti I nominate @singforacure for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit because... they help people understand that cancer really doe
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9 votes in nonprofit
8 votes in other
1 vote in news
1 vote in egocentric

95th
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Matthew Zachary

Matthew Zachary

:: Founder/CEO of i[2]y, 14yr young adult (YA) cancer survivor, national spokesperson for the YA survivorship movement, concert pianist, social media anarchist.
Perry Property Group
Perry Property Group I nominate @stupidcancer for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit because...of the work they do for young adults with cancer!
Emily Hobson
Emily Hobson I nominate @stupidcancer for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit
Regular guy w/ BT
Regular guy w/ BT I nominate @stupidcancer for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit because his Young Adult survivorship movement is awesome
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9 votes in nonprofit
44 votes in health
1 vote in egocentric
1 vote in braincancer

96th

NRDC

NRDC

The Earth's Best Defense
naomireiter
naomireiter #shortyawards please recognize @NRDC #nonprofit for their outstanding tweeted info and great work for our world! http://myloc.me/36...
Rhonda
Rhonda I nominate @NRDC for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit because they love our earth & I love RFKjr :)
Maureen Meegan
Maureen Meegan NRDC tweets are pertinent #shortyawards @NRDC #nonprofit
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7 votes in nonprofit
1 vote in egocentric

97th

Together We Rise

Together We Rise

501(c)3 non-profit org dedicated to paving a new path for underprivileged children, We offer FREE music lessons & sports programs AND WERE ALL UNDER 23!!
Dana and Daiquiri
Dana and Daiquiri RT @TogetherWeRise: I nominate @TogetherWeRise for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit because we love helping kids!
Nathan Cover
Nathan Cover RT @sarahtwrI nominate @TogetherWeRise for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit because...they help kids in need! - I second it
Jillian
Jillian I nominate @TogetherWeRise for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit because they love helping make a difference in kids lives!
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9 votes in nonprofit
1 vote in egocentric

97th
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Gayle

Gayle

Stop rape, domestic violence advocate, author, Associated Content, SEO, ghostwriter, blogger, Blog Talk Radio, pastor's wife, Knoxville. Will follow back.
World of Julia
World of Julia RT @byfaithonly: I nominate @gaylesglimpses for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit because she helps rape & domestic violence survivors heal. ...
Cindy Springsteen
Cindy Springsteen RT @byfaithonly: I nominate @gaylesglimpses for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit because she helps rape & domestic violence survivors heal. ...
JusticeLivesNot
JusticeLivesNot Please RT: I nominate @gaylesglimpses for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit because she helps rape survivors heal.
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9 votes in nonprofit

98th

Sea Shepherd

Sea Shepherd

The Official Twitter page of Sea Shepherd Conservation Society. Defend. Conserve. Protect.
intrpd04
intrpd04 I nominate @SeaShepherd for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit because someone needs to really stop the Japanese from murderi
lauren watson
lauren watson I nominate @SeaShepherd for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit because...they kick japanese butt and save whales.
ncoutlander
ncoutlander RT @FatPaddler I nominate @SeaShepherd for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit because... They keep the harpoons out of me!
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9 votes in nonprofit

99th

LastHopeAnimalRescue

LastHopeAnimalRescue

Not-for-profit, tax-exempt org dedicated to rescue and rehab of death-due pound, stray and abandoned animals. Early S/N, Adoptions, FixAFeral, Outreach + more.
Lizzy
Lizzy I nominate @LastHopeInc for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit because...they have rescued and saved so many animals.
Stephen Gradwick
Stephen Gradwick I nominate @LastHopeInc for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit because...they rescue animals who would die without their help
Kool Fool
Kool Fool I nominate @LastHopeInc for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit because...It is the right thing to do!
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11 votes in nonprofit
1 vote in egocentric

100th

DeafHopeTweet
Kelly Ford-Powell
Kelly Ford-Powell I nominate @DeafHopeTweet for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit because I am ready to vote for DeafHope on 1/15 this Friday
Sarah Hafer
Sarah Hafer I nominate @DeafHopeTweet for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit because they really do care about the DV with Deaf women.
Ken Arcia
Ken Arcia I nominate @DeafHopeTweet for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit because...they rock! Be ready to vote this Friday 1/15!
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8 votes in nonprofit
1 vote in egocentric