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Do Something Awards

The Millennial Generation Is Doing Something

Ola Ojewumi | Posted 10.27.2013 | Impact
Ola Ojewumi

We've heard it all before. The Millennial generation is self-absorbed, narcissistic, uninformed, uncaring, lazy and self centered. These stereotypes are tragically overused and inaccurate. We are the generation of social responsibility.

PHOTOS: 'Glee' Actors, Kristen Bell, Others Win 'Do Something' Awards

Posted 08.22.2012 | Impact

VH1’s latest awards show had all the trappings of a standard Hollywood affair –- A-list celebs, glitzy gowns and headlining acts. But, instead of ...

Help!: A Playlist for Tonight's 'VH1 Do Something Awards'

David Wild | Posted 10.21.2012 | Entertainment
David Wild

I was going to do a playlist for Todd Akin today, but I'm trying to waste less time on legitimate idiots. So instead, here's something completely different.

Fashion Highlights From The Do Something Awards (PHOTOS)

Posted 08.20.2012 | Teen

Last night, some of our favorite celebrities, athletes and do-gooders took to the blue carpet last night for the 2012 Do Something! Awards. The guys o...

Lea Michele, Cory Monteith Walk Red Carpet As Couple

The Huffington Post | Kiki Von Glinow | Posted 08.20.2012 | Celebrity

There's no denying it now. Lea Michele and Cory Monteith play each other's soul mates on "Glee," and now their off-camera relationship is finally gett...

Tebow's Charity Produces Stunning Numbers

Posted 08.02.2012 | Impact

Tim Tebow is scoring big during the off-season. In its first year, the Tim Tebow Foundation –- which brings hope to orphans and kids battling lif...

VOTE: Bieber, Tatum, Others Nominated For Do Something Awards

Huffington Post | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 07.18.2012 | Impact

When fans line the red carpet at an exclusive VHI awards show in August, they won’t be buzzing about the nominees’ leading roles or steamy on-set ...

What I Would Do with $29 Million

Rebecca Kantar | Posted 10.26.2011 | Impact
Rebecca Kantar

I don't want to negate Kim Kardashian's charitable actions, but what would a $1-million wedding and a $28-million contribution to some of our world's most dire causes, talented young change agents and diligent organizations have looked like?

Disabled Cheerleaders Wins 'Do Something' Grant

Posted 10.19.2011 | Impact

It came down to helping military widows, bringing healthful food to the poor, empowering immigrants, supporting cheerleaders with disabilities and sal...

Tell Me Something Good: Playlist For "The 2011 Do Something Awards"

David Wild | Posted 10.18.2011 | Entertainment
David Wild

I'm not a big fan of adults, and I'm frankly beginning to doubt their ability to make our world a better place. Take Congress -- please. On the other hand, I've been heartened in recent weeks by working on The 2011 VH1 Do Something! Awards.

The Sparkle Effect: When Everyone Cheers, Everyone Wins

Sarah Cronk | Posted 10.17.2011 | Home
Sarah Cronk

For the past three years, our Spartan Sparkles, whose disabilities range from Down Syndrome to autism, have practiced and cheered alongside the varsity cheerleaders at home football and basketball games to roaring crowds and standing ovations.

Bieber, Beckham, HuffPost Bloggers Win Do Something! Awards

Posted 10.16.2011 | Impact

The Do Something! Awards honor not only top celebrity philanthropic efforts, but also young local heroes whose charitable endeavors reach people the w...

America's Youth And The Future Of Food

David Schwartz | Posted 10.15.2011 | Impact
David Schwartz

Our generation has a choice to make. We could be known as the first generation in our nation's history to live shorter lives than our parents. Or, we could be known as the generation that led a revolution in the way America eats and defines "real food."

PHOTOS: Love It Or Leave It?

The Huffington Post | Ellie Krupnick | Posted 10.15.2011 | Style

When you've got a face and body like Olivia Wilde's you can generally do no fashion wrong. But the "Cowboys and Aliens" star came pretty darn close la...

Jessica Posner's 'Do Something' Victory Gives $100K To Kenyan Slum Project

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

The 2010 Do Something Awards ceremony, hosted by actress Jane Lynch, was a star-studded affair, with appearances by Megan Fox, Snoop Dog, the Jonas Br...

Do Something Awards Encourage Young People To Make A Difference

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Each year, the Do Something Awards inspire American youth by honoring a handful of extraordinary young people who have founded nonprofits and made an ...

"A Little Less Conversation": A Playlist to Encourage a New Generation to "Do Something"

David Wild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Wild

Today, I have a semi-modest proposal for those same young Americans who will likely inherit this big mess: do something, and do it with "A Little Less Conversation" and little more action.

Do Something Awards Announces Nominees: Five Young People Who Have Started Nonprofits

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

At a star-studded ceremony in New York City's Apollo Theater on Tuesday, announced the five nominees for the annual Do Something Award...