REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Jul. 02 /CSRwire/ - Care2, the largest and fastest-growing social network empowering millions of people to lead a healthy, sustainable lifestyle and support important causes, announced that its PetitionSite (http://www.thepetitionsite.com) has surpassed 100 million petition signatures to support human rights, the environment, animals and other causes.
“When we started the PetitionSite over 12 years ago, it was a grand experiment to empower individuals to start online petitions and make a difference. Critics laughed and said it wouldn't work. Today, nearly 20 million Care2 members have demonstrated the incredible collective power each one of us has to change the world,” announced Randy Paynter, Founder and President of Care2.
Care2’s PetitionSite has helped individuals and more than 1,000 nonprofit partners to win countless victories for vital causes, including:
Other recent PetitionSite milestones include:
With nearly 20 million members and more than 1,000 nonprofit clients worldwide, Care2 (www.Care2.com) is the largest and fastest growing social network making a difference for the environment, human rights, animals and other causes. Care2 is a B Corporation, or social enterprise, leveraging the power of business to make the world a better place. In the past two years, Care2 dramatically extended the reach and impact of its petitions by launching the Care2 Take Action Platform, a network of over 230 leading media partners – including Mother Jones, The Nation, AlterNet, Grist, TreeHugger, Daily Kos, Talking Points Memo, Ms. Magazine, Woman’s Health, VolunteerMatch, Technorati and eNature.com -- that promote nonprofit and citizen activist campaigns via their websites and email to an additional 150 million civic-minded people.
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