Do you know a young person, 25 and under, who is tackling a problem and changing the world? Why not nominate him, or her for a Do Something Award?
Up to five nominees will be rewarded with a $10,000 community grant, participation in a VH1 televised show, media coverage, and continued support from DoSomething.org. The grand prize winner will receive a $100,000 community grant. You can apply, or nominate a world-changing young person at DoSomething.org/awards. Applications close March 1, 2012.
Whether, or not you nominate someone, check out the inspiring stories of the 2011 Do Something Awards Finalists and Semi-Finalists like:
- Sarah Cronk, 18, co-founder of The Sparkle Effect. The Sparkle Effect is the first high school-based inclusive cheerleading squad in the nation.
- Taryn Guerrero Davis, 25, creator of the American Widow Project, The American Widow Project provides resources to the 3,000+ women across the country whose husbands died in Iraq and Afghanistan.
- Jackie Rotman, 19, founder of Everybody Dance Now! EDN provide free dance programs to youth who couldn’t otherwise afford them.