Being a young social entrepreneur, I have quickly come to understand the value of money. Sure, wealth generally means opulence: lifestyles of luxury and excess. But on the occasions when somewhere in our universe a wealthy individual or a group chooses to discover the value of funding as a vehicle for impact, I have seen just how incredible the right, just allocation of resources can be.
DoSomething.org and VH1 have announced the winners for this year’s 2011 Do Something Awards.
Hosted by Glee star Jane Lynch, the ceremony honored and celebrated the nation’s best young world-changers who represent the pivotal “do-ers” in their field, cause or issue.
Celebrities such as Tyra Banks, David Beckham, Justin Bieber, Sophia Bush, Will Ferrell, Demi Lovato and Olivia Wilde were on-hand to receive awards in a variety of categories from ‘Do Something Movie Star’ to ‘Do Something Athlete’ for all they have done to inspire young people.
The 2011 Do Something Awards brought out the best and brightest “do-er”s in Hollywood and beyond.
Demi Lovato, Ashley Benson, JoJo, Sophia Bush, Brittany Snow and many more dolled up in hot fashions for the night.
Let us know who your fave was! We fell in love with Brittany’s Camilla and Marc dress and our eyes were definitely drawn to JoJo’s Katie Mae pink mini!
The night honored Sarah Cronk and her organization, The Sparkle Effect, plus four other finalists who are making the world a better place.
Host Jane Lynch presents the Crown Do Something 100K Winner award to Sarah Cronk onstage during the 2011 VH1 Do Something Awards at the Hollywood Palladium in Hollywood, California. Photo: Getty Images, Kevin Winter / 2011 Getty Images
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Stage veterans Stephen Colbert, Will Ferrell, and Olivia Wilde were among the winners of the 2011 Do Something Awards, which were announced on a VH1 telecast, hosted by Glee star Jane Lynch.
The ceremony honored and celebrated the nation's best young world-changers who represent the pivotal "do-ers" in their field, cause or issue, as well as celebrities who have inspired young people.
It came down to helping military widows, bringing healthful food to the poor, empowering immigrants, supporting cheerleaders with disabilities and salvaging leftovers. The Do Something judges ultimately decided to give $100,000 to a nonprofit that trains disabled teens to cheer on the field.