Thursday, January 29, 2009

Social Responsibility is up to all of us!

The Internet has become an increasingly powerful tool in the world of nonprofits. There are a bevy of websites which make it easier for anyone to volunteer, donate, or otherwise help out charities. If you are someone who is looking to make this world a better place – whether it’s committing twenty hours per month to community service or donating some money to breast cancer research – here are ten websites which will make it easier for you to make a difference.

Today's 10 Links a Day: Be good to others

  1. is a free online service that enables you to donate a percentage of every online purchase you make to the nonprofit, school, or association of your choice.

  2. allows you to give small loans to entrepreneurs in need. Kiva partners with microfinance institutions all over the world, which distribute the loans and provide assistance to the entrepreneurs. The loans enable these entrepreneurs in need to start their business and eventually pay you back.

  3. Social Actions
    Social Actions makes it easy for you to make a difference. By joining the Social Actions community, you can find and share opportunities to change the world.

  4. VolunteerMatch
    VolunteerMatch brings good people and good causes together. This website offers a variety of services to nonprofits organizations, volunteers, and businesses committed to civic engagement.

  5. serves as the hub of information on news and opportunities to transform civic interest into civic action.

  6. enables people and organizations to exchange ideas and resources, locate opportunities and supporters, and take steps towards building a world where everyone can lead free and dignified lives.

  7. CoolPeopleCare
    CoolPeopleCare aims to be the online destination for people who want to make a difference. Whether you want to do simple, everyday acts or join local organizations to make the world a better place, you can find tips and information about it on CoolPeoplecare.

  8. Network for Good
    Network for Good makes it easy to donate and find volunteer opportunities through their website.

  9. Facebook Cause Application
    The Causes Application allows you to join Causes on Facebook and donate to millions of registered 501(c)3 nonprofits.

    SocialVibe is a social media tool that allows people to use their online influence to make a real difference. The more points you earn within SocialVibe, the more funds you generate for the cause of your choice.

  11. mymission2
    mymission2 is where people come to help each other achieve their goals in life, whatever they may be. It's about achieving something you couldn't otherwise achieve.

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