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Top 60 Social Good Ideas in April

From Feminist Playing Cards to Gun Control Video Games

— April 28, 2018 — Social Good
From International Women's Day to the Parkland shootings, the April 2018 social good trends reveal that consumers are ready and willing to stand up and fight for what they believe in.

While many big brands were quick to celebrate International Women's Day, there were a number of grassroots projects that truly captured public attention. For instance, the design publication Dezeen launched a gender equality initiative called Move the Needle to advocate for greater representation of women in the architecture and design fields. Similarly, the entertainment company Mudpuppy created a set of Little Feminist playing cards to help educate children about great women throughout history.

Beyond gender issues, consumers also rallied around the issue of gun control in the wake of the Parkland shootings. One example from the April 2018 social good trends is a video game called Game For Our Lives, which was created by a team of artists and developers to raise awareness for the March For Our Lives.
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Political Micro-Donation Platforms
Political Micro-Donation Platforms
GiveMini Turns Spare Change into Donations for Candidates
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Presidential Streaming Productions
Presidential Streaming Productions
Barack and Michelle Obama Will Produce a Netflix Series
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Sensory-Friendly Film Screenings
Sensory-Friendly Film Screenings
'My Way Matinee' Shows Movies for People with Sensory Disorders
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Unapologetic Down Syndrome Ads
Unapologetic Down Syndrome Ads
Canadian Down Syndrome Society Reminds Viewers to Never Say Sorry
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Charitable Food Waste Platforms
Charitable Food Waste Platforms
'efeed-hungers.com' Connects Helps Restaurants and Stores Donate
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World Water Month Initiatives
World Water Month Initiatives
Cupanion Donates a Cup of Water for Each Hit on This Ethical Video
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Mental Health Surveys
Mental Health Surveys
The Benevolent is Hoping to Understand Mental Health in the Drinks Industry
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Accessible Audio News Sources
Accessible Audio News Sources
Braillevoice Reads the News Aloud to Those with Visual Impairments
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Anti-Terror Barriers
Anti-Terror Barriers
ATG Access has Designed Barriers to Prevent Vehicular Terrorist Attacks
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Artistic Sustainability-Focused Campaigns
Artistic Sustainability-Focused Campaigns
Lavazza's Drops of Sustainability Commits to the Earth
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Chronic Illness Coping Apps
Chronic Illness Coping Apps
The PRISM App Helps Young People with Chronic and Terminal Illness
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Women-Led Business Notifications
Women-Led Business Notifications
The Google My Business Dashboard Now Offers a Women-Led Attribute
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Inclusive Relationship Emojis
Inclusive Relationship Emojis
Tinder is Petitioning for the Addition of Interracial Couple Emojis
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Heroic Kids Games
Heroic Kids Games
Cyberhero League Toys and Games Help Kids to Make Real Global Change
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Harasser-Highlighting Browser Extensions
Harasser-Highlighting Browser Extensions
'Uncover Harassers' Automatically Highlights Names
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AR Wartime Apps
AR Wartime Apps
ICRC's 'Enter the room' Shows War Through the Eyes of a Child
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Charitable Chef-Made Meal Programs
Charitable Chef-Made Meal Programs
ReThink Food NYC is Using its Culinary Expertise for Charity
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Charitable Pancake Pajamas
Charitable Pancake Pajamas
IHOP's New PancakeWear Clothing Benefits Children's Miracle Network
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Educational Skateboard Facilities
Educational Skateboard Facilities
Skateistan's Skateroom in Phnom Penh Empowers Children & Youth
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Inclusive Beer Retailers
Inclusive Beer Retailers
Ales By Mail is Now Fully Committed to Banning Sexist Labeling
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Historic Bank Notes
Historic Bank Notes
Canada Is Celebrating an Often Forgotten Hero With the Viola Desmond $10 Bill
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Gender Equality Initiatives
Gender Equality Initiatives
Dezeen Seeks to Improve Female Representation in the Design Industry
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Cyberbullying Education Platforms
Cyberbullying Education Platforms
Agree Online Helps Children with Online Conflict Resolution
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Equality Celebrating Vodka Drinks
Equality Celebrating Vodka Drinks
Skyy Vodka Yyes Celebrates Australia's Same-Sex Marriage Laws
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Stereotype-Fighting Ads
Stereotype-Fighting Ads
Harry's 'A Man Like You' Ad Questions What Constitutes Masculinity
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Empowering Plant-Based Sprinkles
Empowering Plant-Based Sprinkles
The Girl Pow! Sprinkles Support Girls Who Code
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Gun Control Video Games
Gun Control Video Games
Game For Our Lives Raises Awareness For The Changing of Gun Control Laws
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Female-Boosting Comic Book Editorials
Female-Boosting Comic Book Editorials
Vogue Taps into the Marvel & Sana Amanat for Women's Day
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Female-Only Ride-Share Services
Female-Only Ride-Share Services
DriveHer is Offering Toronto Women a Safe Ride Home
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Socially Aware Music Hubs
Socially Aware Music Hubs
The Amplify Hub is a New Spotify Feature That Shines Light on Issues
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Nonprofit Grocery Stores
Nonprofit Grocery Stores
The Salvation Army's 'DMG Foods' Offers Healthy, Affordable Food
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Exclusive Female Empowerment T-Shirts
Exclusive Female Empowerment T-Shirts
Off-White Celebrates International Women's Day with This Top
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Charitable Watermark Initiatives
Charitable Watermark Initiatives
Getty Images Launched a Campaign Entitled 'Watermarks for Water'
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Feminist Playing Cards
Feminist Playing Cards
The Little Feminist Playing Cards Support International Women's Day
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Haunting Suicide Prevention Sculptures
Haunting Suicide Prevention Sculptures
Project 84 Aims to Combat Male Suicide in the UK
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Gender-Exploring Colored Buildings
Gender-Exploring Colored Buildings
Wutopia Lab Paints Two Houses in Pink and Blue in Shenzhen
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Community-Focused Coffee Chain Locations
Community-Focused Coffee Chain Locations
Starbucks' Concept Space in Brooklyn Adds to Neighborhood
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Inclusive Emoji Collections
Inclusive Emoji Collections
Apple's 2018 Emoji Collection Features 13 Accessibility-Focused Icons
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Women-Celebrating Apparel
Women-Celebrating Apparel
adidas Dropped an Exclusive Consortium Collection for #TKLS
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Endangered Species-Supporting Runways
Endangered Species-Supporting Runways
LACOSTE and IUCN Boast Nature Through Fashion with a Cause
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Personal Happiness-Focused Schools
Personal Happiness-Focused Schools
The Riverbend School Caters to the Needs of Modern Children
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Gender Neutral Clothing Stores
Gender Neutral Clothing Stores
Phluid Project is the World's First Gender-Free Clothing Store
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Women-Honoring Collaborative Apparel
Women-Honoring Collaborative Apparel
Theory & Prinkshop Join to Support International Women's Day
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Gun Control Publicity Stunts
Gun Control Publicity Stunts
Designers Came Together to Create Fake Bulletproof Kids’ Clothes
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Recycled Plastic Fashion Collections
Recycled Plastic Fashion Collections
adidas & Parley Teamed Up for a Sustainable Collaboration
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Male-Led Menstruation Campaigns
Male-Led Menstruation Campaigns
Pink Parcel's 'I'm On' Campaign Stars Kenny Jones
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Identity-Challenging Visual Campaigns
Identity-Challenging Visual Campaigns
The 'Repicturing Homeless' Initiative is Community-Driven
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Women-Celebrating Dolls
Women-Celebrating Dolls
Mattel's Inspiring Women Series of Barbie Dolls Was Made for Women's Day
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Accessible Autonomous Vehicle Designs
Accessible Autonomous Vehicle Designs
Renault’s EZ-GO Concept Vehicle is Stylish and Accessible
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Inclusive Children's Sneakers
Inclusive Children's Sneakers
Billy Footwear's New Sneakers Can Be Worn by Anyone with Easy Zip
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Women-Empowering Kid's Shirts
Women-Empowering Kid's Shirts
KIDBOX x TO THE MARKET's T-Shirt Celebrates Women's History Month
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Feminist Barbie Doll Collections
Feminist Barbie Doll Collections
Barbie Has Expanded Its Shero Collection to Feature 17 New Women
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Endangered Species Campaign Shirts
Endangered Species Campaign Shirts
Lacoste Aims to Protect Endangered Species with 10 New Logos
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Modular Building Systems
Modular Building Systems
Matt Lucraft Addresses London's Housing Crisis in Concept Design
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Social Change-Promoting Handbag Designs
Social Change-Promoting Handbag Designs
Michele Pred's Latest Line Made It to the 2018 Oscars
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Farewell Fashion Editorials
Farewell Fashion Editorials
Vogue Highlights Christopher Bailey's Achievements with Burberry
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Activist Fashion Runway Shows
Activist Fashion Runway Shows
Dior's Fall/Winter 2018 Boasts Equality and Female Empowerment
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Body-Positive Hairy Jewelry
Body-Positive Hairy Jewelry
Naama Agassi's Hairy Jewelry Seeks to Promote Female Empowerment
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Technological First Responder Jackets
Technological First Responder Jackets
The CHASE LifeTech FR was Designed by Nokia
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Empowering Female Logo Reworks
Empowering Female Logo Reworks
Creative Equals Gender Bend Famous Logos for Women's Day
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