Care2 is a social network website that was founded by Randy Paynter in 1998 to help connect activists from around the world.

Care2’s alleged mission is to help people make the world a better place by connecting them with the individuals, organizations and responsible businesses making an impact.

Care2 members create an online identity by filling out an profile with personal information, as in most social networking sites, but Care2 also asks for many informations about its members’ involvement in activism and personal life. The social interactions on Care2 revolve around groups that connect people who care about similar issues. Internet petitions and news articles posted by members are also frequently used.

People can help in a lot of causes using only the website. You can sign petitions, redeem gifts and make donations with only one click, for free ( The site have, today, more than 50 employees, 15 million members, 400 nonprofit partners and hundreds of responsible advertisers making a difference.

Source: Care2