ASPCA Wins People's Voice Webby Award

Honor Given for Best Charitable Organization/Non-Profit Web site
May 5, 2010

NEW YORK—The global Web community has voted the ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) as Best Charitable Organization/Non-Profit Web site of the year in the Webby People’s Voice Awards. The site is produced by Boston Interactive.

“We are thrilled to have received such a great honor by the voting public,” said Betsey Fortlouis, Vice President of Member Communications for the ASPCA. “Boston Interactive has designed a great Web site that supports our messaging and provides easy navigation.”

Hailed as the “Internet’s highest honor” by The New York Times, The Webby Awards is the leading international award honoring excellence on the Internet, including websites, interactive advertising, online film and video, and mobile websites. The Webby Awards is presented by the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences, a 650-person judging academy whose members include Martha Stewart, R/GA's Chief Bob Greenberg, David Bowie, Arianna Huffington and Twitter's Biz Stone.

The ASPCA will be honored at a star-studded ceremony hosted by B.J. Novak of NBC’s “The Office” on June 14th in New York City. On June 15th, fans will be able to watch the ceremony at the official Webby Awards YouTube Channel.

"The Webby Awards honors the very best of the Internet," said David-Michel Davies, Executive Director of The Webby Awards. "The ASPCA’s achievement is a testament to the skill, ingenuity, and vision of its creators."

This year, nearly a million votes were cast by people around the world for their favorite sites, videos, and ads in The Webby People’s Voice Awards.

A list of both Webby Awards and People’s Voice Awards winners can be found at: