The first annual Philly DoGooder Awards were held at the University of the Arts' Hamilton Hall last night. The sold out event and campaign was hosted by Here's My Chance. The campaign was put in place to help promote local Philadelphia creatives who strived to bring together the diverse community in a positive and sustainable way. Mayor Michael Nutter was on hand to help give out the awards to the winners which included our very own executive producer Leah Kauffman, who won the award for Innovation Storytelling.
Other winners included Innovation in Community Building HughE Dillon, Phily.com contributor and PhillyChitChat founder, Desiree Peterkin-Bell, from the city's communication department, as well as several others.
Best Overall Video by a Nonprofit: Working Film Establishment
Viewers Choice Video by a Nonprofit
First Place: Sandy Rollman Ovarian Cancer Foundation
Second Place: New Leash on Life USA
Best Hackathon Video by a Nonprofit: PathwaysPA