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Shining a light on the best and brightest in video for social good
Shining a light on the best and brightest in video for social good

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Congratulations to the winners of this year's DoGooder Video Awards!

Winner of Best of Nonprofit Video Award is Rain Forest Alliance’s “Follow the Frog,” a humorous tale of well-intentioned misadventure and the importance of making sustainable consumer choices.

Winner of Funny for Good Award, Pathfinder International’s “No Joke. Choice Matters” draws attention to the difficulties women all over the globe face when trying to access reproductive health care.

Change Agent Award winner Raf Bauer, inspired by the loss of his mother to cancer and compelled to advance research and treatment, is setting out on a 350km walk across Scotland to raise awareness and funds for Target Ovarian Cancer.

ImpactX Award winner END 7’s “How to Shock a Celebrity” successfully brought attention to seven Neglected Tropical Diseases and helped generate funds for END 7’s movement to end seven deadly tropical disease by 2020.

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9 Year Old Rachel Beckwith had a birthday wish; this wish gave 60,000 people safe, clean water. This moving and inspiring video from charity: water documents Rachel's family visiting Ethiopia on the anniversary of her death to see the wells her wish created. http://www.thedailydogooder.com/2012/08/01/rachel-beckwiths-last-wish/

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Rounding out this month's 'revolution' theme, Kindling Grouprecommends 'Egalite for All', a fascinating history of the Haitian Revolution, one of the only successful slave revolts in history. http://www.thedailydogooder.com/2012/07/27/egalite-for-all/

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For those not familiar with Meals On Wheels Association of America, this is a nice, succinct introductory video animation that outlines the need for senior services and MoW volunteers who make an immediate impact. http://www.thedailydogooder.com/2012/07/25/we-are-meals-on-wheels/

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This video from Women's Sports Foundation, and partnerGatorade, not only raises awareness and encourages female athletics and its potential for young women, it also pushes back against a marketed image. http://www.thedailydogooder.com/2012/07/23/keep-her-in-the-game/

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On the heels of the Disclose Act filibuster fail, its worth watching (with some indignation at Congress) this music video fromProPublica, which explains SuperPACs and 501(c)(4)s. http://www.thedailydogooder.com/2012/07/18/oh-super-pacs/

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Feeling good about sitting down, entrepreneurs of Who Gives A Crap will give 50% of profits to help build sanitation in developing countries. Funny and unique, check out the video and the Indiegogo campaign (which met its initial goal within a few days of launch).

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Part of Kindling Group focus on revolution, documentary "The Tank Man" looks at the protester who stood down a column of tanks in Tiananmen Square, 1989. This image has become an icon of non-violent protest. Filmmaker Anthony Thomas searches into the unknown Tank Man's fate, his past, and the situation in China which brewed such unrest.

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It's World Population Day! The UNFPA goal is 'universal access to reproductive health services.' In our feature today, Sigourney Weaver introduces the Population Council, whose work improves lives through changes in health policy, programs, and access worldwide.  

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Voicing the inner monologue of pets - just doesn't get old. This animal welfare video from Shelter Pet Project humourously ponders two mammalian uses of the Sand Box, i.e. what the cat thinks looking at the kid.   
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