We’ve told you about the amazing list of celebrity attendees and performers who’ll be at the Do Something! Awards, (not to mention the return of host Jane Lynch), but we’re giving a special shout-out today to the Do Something! Award nominees themselves, the five young people who have made a huge difference in their communities and are up for the evening’s biggest award.
The nominees and the charities they represent are Taryn Guerrero Davis for The American Widow Project, David Schwartz for The Real Food Challenge, Sarah Cronk for The Sparkle Effect, Mark Kabban for YALLA (Youth And Leaders Living Actively) and Adam Lowy for Move for Hunger. Learn more about all five inspiring nominees in the clip above, and after watching, vote for your favorite here. The Do Something! Awards air on Thursday, August 18 at 9 p.m. ET/PT on VH1.