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6 May 2010 at 1:27 pm
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Not for Profit websites take out honours in annual Webby Awards

Staff Reporter | 6 May 2010 at 1:27 pm


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World's Best Not for Profit Websites
6 May 2010 at 1:27 pm

UK based Teenage Cancer Trust and Make It Right, a US organisation working to rebuild New Orleans’ Lower 9th Ward, were the Not for Profit winners at the 14th Annual Webby Awards.

Described as the “Internet’s highest honour” by the New York Times, The Webby Awards honour excellence on the Internet, including websites, interactive advertising, online film and video and mobile web sites.

Teenage Cancer Trust, a charity devoted to improving the lives of teenagers and young adults with cancer, took home the Webby for Charitable Organisation/Non-Profit.

The Make It Right Foundation won the Webby awards for Activism. The Foundation was started by actor Brad Pitt to build 150 affordable, green, high-design homes in New Orleans’ Lower 9th Ward, a neighbourhood devastated by Hurricane Katrina.

The winners:

Charitable Organisations/Non-Profit

Winner – Teenage Cancer Trust – http://teenagecancertrust.org

People’s Voice Winner – ASPCA www.aspca.org

Other Nominees:
One.org – www.one.org
SocialVibe – www.socialvibe.com
The Nature Conservancy – www.nature.org

Activism

Winner – Make It Right – http://makeitrightnola.org

People’s Voice Winner – Renew the World www.stemcellfoundation.ca

Other Nominees:
Battlefront – www.battlefront.co.uk
MicroPlace Entry – www.microplace.com
The TckTckTck Campaign – http://tcktcktck.org

The Webby Awards were established in 1996, and today awards are given across nearly 70 categories, rewarding best practice and innovative design, usability and functionality.

This 13th Annual Awards received nearly 10,000 entries from over 60 countries around the world. See all the winners and nominees at www.webbyawards.com/webbys/current.php 



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