Friday, May 30, 2008

Causes Has Raised $2.5 Million For Non-Profits So Far

In only one year of existence, Facebook’s Causes application has raised $2.5 million for 19,445 different 501(c)(3) charitable organizations. Below are the top five Causes (according to # of members) on Facebook:

1. Support the Campaign for Cancer Research- 3,193,809 members- $63,570 donated

2. Stop Global Warming- 1,856,525 members - $23,340 donated

3. Animal Rights- 1,359,242 members - $23,095 donated

4. Society against child abuse- 1,053,451 members - $11,710 donated

5. Save Darfur- 875,963 members - $19,096 donated

So amazing! I guess Facebook is good for something besides sending people hatching eggs and zombie bites.

Here are the Causes on Facebook I support currently:

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