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Top 60 Social Good Ideas in April

From Nutritionally Complete Cakes to Tornado Threat Apps

— April 23, 2016 — Marketing
From energy-saving events and literacy programs to clean water initiatives, the top April 2016 social good ideas span a range of world issues. One of the most prevalent issues addressed in these social good ideas is the refugee crisis. Attention is being drawn to the Syrian refugee crisis with initiatives like run clubs, coding camps and data-donating initiatives.

In order to help people put themselves in the shoes of another person who is not as fortunate, 'The Source' was created as a virtual reality experience to simulate what it's like to fetch fresh drinking water.

In terms of some of the lasting products that are being created as tangible reminders of these issues, one of the most interesting examples comes from the Canadian Fair Trade Network, which recently created a chocolate bar for Easter that reminds of the child labor that is often involved in the harvesting of cocoa products.
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Tornado Threat Apps
Tornado Threat Apps
The Storm Team App Warns Of Impending Tornados and Thunderstorms
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Assault-Preventing Software Programs
Assault-Preventing Software Programs
This Software is Designed to Make College Campuses Safer
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57
VR Water-Fetching Documentaries
VR Water-Fetching Documentaries
'The Source' is a Short VR Video That Examines Clean Water Access
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56
Syntax Highlighter Apps
Syntax Highlighter Apps
Edward.IO Helps Novice English Readers Improve Their Command Of Syntax
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55
Sensor-Packed Vulture Eggs
Sensor-Packed Vulture Eggs
These Electronic Eggs Will Help Study Vulture's Habitats
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54
College Mentorship Schemes
College Mentorship Schemes
StudentConnect Pairs Applicants With a College Mentor at the School
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53
Collaborative OCD-Awareness Initiatives
Collaborative OCD-Awareness Initiatives
This Platform Allows Users to Share Their OCD Experiences
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52
Horrifying Literacy Campaigns
Horrifying Literacy Campaigns
This Ad Promotes Education By Alphabetizing Global Illiteracy Issues
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51
Democratized Mayoral Schedules
Democratized Mayoral Schedules
Citizens Help the Mayor of Heidelberg by Suggesting Projects Online
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50
Backtracking Earth Hour Ads
Backtracking Earth Hour Ads
This Earth Hour 2016 Ad Shows a Woman in 2090 and Backtracks to Today
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49
Costumed Adoption Campaigns
Costumed Adoption Campaigns
This Stunt Dressed Up Stray Dogs as Purebreds for Halloween
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48
Empathetic Educational Robots
Empathetic Educational Robots
The Fluffy Tega Robot Motivates Children to Learn
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Boy Scout Milk Campaigns
Boy Scout Milk Campaigns
This Cookies and Milk Campign Pairs Girl Guide Cookies & Boy Scout Milk
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Panhandling Audio Systems
Panhandling Audio Systems
The 'Songs for Thomas Piketty' Project Uses Boomboxes to Collect Money
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45
Satirical Diversity-Promoting Services
Satirical Diversity-Promoting Services
This Fake Service Makes a Strong Statement About Diversity
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Harassment-Fighting Art Projects
Harassment-Fighting Art Projects
The 'Programmed to Reproduce' Project Tackles Online Harassment
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On-Demand Priest Services
On-Demand Priest Services
Scooterino Amen Will Deliver a Catholic Priest to Your Home in Minutes
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42
Refugee Run Clubs
Refugee Run Clubs
The 'Hej Främling!' Run Club Helps Refugees in Sweden Connect
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41
Literacy-Promoting Workshops
Literacy-Promoting Workshops
The World Book Day 2016 Event Includes School Workshops
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40
Donation-Facilitating Apps
Donation-Facilitating Apps
The Drops App Makes Donating Money to Charity an Automated Process
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39
Hairy Pollution PSAs
Hairy Pollution PSAs
This Ad by 'WildAid China' Conveys the Dangers of China's Air Polluttion
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Celebrity-Led Industrial Tours
Celebrity-Led Industrial Tours
This Actor Led a Tour of Los Angeles’ Oil and Gas Operations
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Nutritionally Complete Cakes
Nutritionally Complete Cakes
The 'Feedback' Bread Cake Fights Malnutrition with Complete Nutrients
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Data-Donating Refugee Campaigns
Data-Donating Refugee Campaigns
Three Sweden Lets Customers Donate Their Leftover Data to UNHCR
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OCD Support Networks
OCD Support Networks
The 'Intrusive Thoughts' Website is Designed to Help Those with OCD
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Empowering Emoji Campaigns
Empowering Emoji Campaigns
The #LikeAGirl Campaign Demonstrates the New for More Diverse Emojis
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Refugee Home Rentals
Refugee Home Rentals
Two Bristish Creatives Post on Airbnb to Raise Money for Refugee Relief
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Female-Empowering Streaming Platforms
Female-Empowering Streaming Platforms
The YouTube Spaces Program Puts Women's Voices First
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Humorous Celebrity Sunscreens
Humorous Celebrity Sunscreens
This Charitable Sunscreen Brand Supports Victims of Skin Cancer
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30
Coffee Shop Food Donations
Coffee Shop Food Donations
The Starbucks FoodShare Program Donates Fresh Meals to Food Banks
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Powerful Female Photography Exhibitions
Powerful Female Photography Exhibitions
This Exhibition Celebrates Women's History Month 2016
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Refugee Coding Classes
Refugee Coding Classes
This Tech School for Refugees Helps Migrants Find New Jobs
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Female-Empowering Holographs
Female-Empowering Holographs
Plan International's 'Lift Her Up' Campaign Celebrates Women's Day
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Pop-Up Bunny Spas
Pop-Up Bunny Spas
The 7th Heaven Spa Promotes the Brand's Cruelty-Free Approach to Beauty
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25
Role-Play Language Apps
Role-Play Language Apps
The TerraTalk App Uses Interactive Scenarios to Boost Language Learning
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Streamlined Donation Apps
Streamlined Donation Apps
The GIVIT Donation App Helps Australians Donate Essential Items
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Provocative Fair Trade Chocolates
Provocative Fair Trade Chocolates
These Easter Chocolates Highlight the Issue of Child Labor
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Inclusive Celebrity Clothing Campaigns
Inclusive Celebrity Clothing Campaigns
The New Beyoncé Campaign Features Activist Jillian Mercado
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Eco-Friendly Edible Utensils
Eco-Friendly Edible Utensils
These Eco-Friendly Utensils are Made Of Rice, Wheat Flour and Millet
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Educational Fast Food Campaigns
Educational Fast Food Campaigns
The #RecognizePotential Campaign Encourages Teens to Graduate
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Cranial Carriage Contraptions
Cranial Carriage Contraptions
The Head Loading Halo Facilitates Ergonomic Transportation of Water
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Income-Based Airplane Seating
Income-Based Airplane Seating
The Air Gini Seating Plan Reflects Income Distribution in the US
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Spiritual Shopping Start-Ups
Spiritual Shopping Start-Ups
Aum Zone Lets You Purchase a Wide Variety Of Spiritual Products
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Contraceptives Delivery Drones
Contraceptives Delivery Drones
Long-Flying UAVs are Being Used to Prevent Unwanted Pregnancies
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Poetically Dark Abuse Ads
Poetically Dark Abuse Ads
This Violence Against Women Campaign Empowers Through Emotion
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Empowering Anti-Violence Campaigns
Empowering Anti-Violence Campaigns
This Dating App Campaign Honors International Women's Day
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Supportive Portable Perches
Supportive Portable Perches
A Portable Stool Guarantees a Seat for Students of Rural Schools
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12
Empowering Holographic Events
Empowering Holographic Events
The 'Lift Her Up' Campaign Celebrates International Women's Day 2016
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Milk-Made Eco Fabrics
Milk-Made Eco Fabrics
Qmilk Creates Sustainable Fabric Made From Milk Ingredients
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10
Tactile Art Collections
Tactile Art Collections
This Company Creates Touchable Reproductions of Famous Paintings
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Charitable Leftover Campaigns
Charitable Leftover Campaigns
The United Nations World Food Programme Ad Shows a Little is a Lot
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DIY Computer Kits
DIY Computer Kits
The 'Kano Computer Kit' Teaches Children How to Build a Computer from Scratch
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Free Scar-Covering Tattoos
Free Scar-Covering Tattoos
Tattoo Artist Whitney Develle Covers Self-Harm Scars Free of Charge
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Activism-Inspired Bags
Activism-Inspired Bags
'Barrikadka' is a Leather Bag Designed Specifically for Activism Gigs
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Body Positive Magazine Covers
Body Positive Magazine Covers
'The Body Brigade' Issue of Ebony Magazine Touches on Body Image
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4
Homeless Shelter Buses
Homeless Shelter Buses
The Sleepbus Houses Sleeping Pods That Can Shelter the Homeless At Night
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Water Purification Stations
Water Purification Stations
These Refill Stations Provide a Solution to Flint's Water Crisis
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Creativity-Promoting Playgrounds
Creativity-Promoting Playgrounds
This Adventure Playground in New York Promotes Imaginative Play
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Student-Friendly Micro-Apartments
Student-Friendly Micro-Apartments
These Mini Studios Provide an Alternative to Student Housing
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