The Do Something! Awards honor not only top celebrity philanthropic efforts, but also young local heroes whose charitable endeavors reach people the world over.
This year's ceremony, which was held Sunday and airs Thursday, August 18 at 9 p.m. EST on VH1, awards both stars and young activists tacking everything from hunger to refugee issues. Five young semi-finalists under 25 have the chance to win $100,000 for their cause. The winner will be announced Thursday.
In a series leading up to the announcement, the finalists are blogging on HuffPost Impact about their projects.
The celebrities who took home awards Sunday include David Beckham, who won the "Do Something Athlete" award; Olivia Wilde, who scored took the "Do Something Movie Star" award; and Justin Bieber, who walked away with the "Do Something Music Artist" award, according to ContactMusic.
See photos and read about winners and finalists in the slideshow below:
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