'Glee's' Jane Lynch to host 2010 VH1 Do Something Awards July 19

jane-lynch-getty-elmo.jpg"Glee" star Jane Lynch has been tapped to host the 2010 Do Something Awards for VH1.The awards honor five nominees for their commitment to social change.

Each nominee is honored for their commitment to service with a community grant of $10,000. Of these five nominees, a grand prize winner will receive a $100,000 grant for their cause during the live broadcast from the Hollywood Palladium in Los Angeles.

DoSomething.org also announced the 2010 celebrity categories, honoring the entertainment industry for its continued dedication to activism and charity projects. All voting for these categories, including influential celebrities, musicians, comedians, and athletes, inspiring films and television shows, and social media initiatives can be done by the public at DoSomething.VH1.com.

The 2010 DoSomething.org $10,000 Grant Winners are:

1. Micaela Connery, 23, Hartford, CT- Unified Theater
2. Jacqueline Murekatete, 25, New York, NY- Human Rights Corner
3. Wilfredo Perez Jr., 23, Providence, RI- Public Health Program for Haitian Youth
4. Jessica Posner, 23, Middletown, CT- The Kibera School for Girls and Shining Hope Community Center
5. Mark Rembert, 25, Wilmington, OH- Energize Clinton County

You can learn more about each nominee at the official Do Something Awards site.


The 2010 DoSomething.org Celebrity Nominees include:
 
1. DO SOMETHING MOVIE STAR
Matt Damon
Leonardo DiCaprio
Jessica Biel
Salma Hayek
Natalie Portman

2. DO SOMETHING TV SHOW

American idol
Glee
Jamie Oliver's Food Revolution
Buried Life
Whale Wars

3. DO SOMETHING MUSIC ARTIST

Lady Gaga
Jonas Brothers
Pete Wentz
Christina Aguilera
Shakira

4. DO SOMETHING ATHLETE
Reggie Bush
Ryan Scheckler
Hannah Teter
Steve Nash
Derek Jeter

5. DO SOMETHING COMEDIAN
Eddie Izzard
Ellen Degeneres
Ben Stiller
Stephen Colbert
Kathy Griffin

6. DO SOMETHING WITH STYLE

Nigel Barker
Tyra Banks
Christy Turlington
Donatella Versace
Victoria Beckham

7. DO SOMETHING ON FACEBOOK
Chase Community Giving On Facebook
Facebook Group Reunited Band for Charity
Children of the Bali Orphanage
Summit on the Summit
Causes

8. DO SOMETHING CITY

Portland, OR - Farm Fresh Food
Greensburg, KS - Green City
Boston, MA - Education
Austin, TX - Public Transportation
Salt Lake City, UT? Volunteerism

9. DO SOMETHING DOCU STYLE
I Am Because We Are - Madonna Re: Malawi
Food Inc
The Cove
Ten9Eight
Oceans


The 2010 Do Something Awards air live on VH1 July 19 at 9 p.m. ET. And you can check out the promo right here:

VH1 Do Something Awards 'Blood Donor' from Post Millennium on Vimeo.



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