Days for Girls International in Mt. Vernon, Wash., was chosen because the .ORG of the 12 months for its ground-breaking work to enhance well being, training and livelihood for hundreds of thousands of ladies and women world wide by Public Interest Registry (PIR), the folks behind .ORG.
Days for Ladies is being honored as a part of the “10 Days of .ORG” on-line expertise that celebrates the vary of achievements which have healed, impressed, remodeled and related communities over the previous yr.
Every day of the 10-day celebration, which concludes right this moment, locations a highlight on award-winning organizations and people making our communities a greater place.
Final week, Days for Ladies was additionally honored with the 2020 .ORG Affect Award within the Combatting Coronavirus class. For extra data, please go to daysforgirls.org.
“We’re so extremely honored to be named the Combating Coronavirus and .ORG of the 12 months award winners,” stated Celeste Mergens, founder and CEO of Days for Ladies Worldwide. “This yr was full of unprecedented challenges for the group, not simply because delivering our standard companies turned extra difficult, however as a result of it introduced a brand new problem — the necessity for PPE. So thanks to Public Curiosity Registry and the .ORG Group for recognizing our efforts with these awards. That is the end result of greater than a decade’s work in making an attempt to enhance the lives and livelihoods of ladies and women world wide.
“Days for Ladies Worldwide is a really inspiring group, serving to make the world a greater place,” stated Jon Nevett, president and CEO of the Public Curiosity Registry. “Day by day, Days for Ladies is empowering girls and women to attain their goals by offering vital training and well being sources to those that want them. On behalf of the complete PIR group, I wish to congratulate Days for Ladies. Days for Ladies represents one of the best of what .ORG has to supply.”
Greater than 500 organizations and people submitted entries for the 2020 .ORG Affect Awards. Submissions had been reviewed and scored by a panel of judges who’re leaders within the Web, nonprofit and advertising and marketing sectors. All nominations had been required to be tied to an lively web site with a .ORG area. Award winners will obtain donation quantities of as much as $30,000 to an eligible charitable entity of their selection. Please go to http://www.orgimpactawards.org/ for full guidelines and data.
Since its founding in 2008, Days for Ladies Worldwide has supplied Days for Ladies Kits and menstrual well being training worldwide. Their efforts had been expanded in a vital time in the course of the Coronavirus Pandemic, offering PPE companies, sources and training throughout the globe. Because the seriousness of the disaster emerged, the group created the #Masks4Millions marketing campaign and took part within the Durations Don’t Pause for Pandemics marketing campaign. These introduced collectively 1000’s of volunteers to help in slowing the unfold of COVID-19 by championing hygiene advocacy and making certain sources reached the communities in want.
The 2020 .ORG Affect Award Winners are:
Days for Girls International: Masks for Thousands and thousands & Durations Don’t Pause for Pandemics Combating Starvation and Poverty
- Combating Starvation and Poverty
Food For Free: Bettering entry to wholesome meals inside the larger Boston space
- Championing Equality, Fairness, Inclusion
Change Labs: Fostering Native American entrepreneurship for the Navajo and Hopi Nations
SMASH: Constructing a robust, various and socially acutely aware tech workforce
- Advancing Environmental Sustainability
Mangrove Action Project: Defending the world’s mangrove forests
- Selling A Safer Web
Child Rescue Coalition: Defending innocence by expertise
Crisis Tracker: Mapping violence in Central Africa
Kayla Abramowitz, chief child officer of Kayla Cares 4 Children: Gathering and donating gadgets for teenagers in hospitals
- .ORG Newcomer of The 12 months
Arwa Damon, president & co-founder of INARA: Life-altering medical care for kids from battle areas who’ve catastrophic accidents or sicknesses
Days for Girls International: Masks4Millions & Durations Don’t Pause for Pandemics