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Online Community Meetup: The Five Steps to Growing an Engaged Online Community
Date: June 2, 2011


Care2 Surpasses 15 Million Members
Date: February 15, 2011



Fund Raisers Petition Apple to make it Easier to Donate on iPhones
Date: December 3, 2010


Care2's Frogloop made it to the top of PostRank as the number one nonprofit blog! Frogloop was last ranked in 2009 as the number six nonprofit blog.
Date: December 1, 2010


Care2 CEO Explains How Social Action Isn't Just Social Networking
Date: August 27, 2010


Title: Web Surfing for the Soul
Date: July 22, 2010


Title: The Scoop on Frogloop - Online Marketing for Nonproft Organizations
Date: May 7, 2010


Care2 Cited as Second Best Website for Advertising to Green Consumers
Date: April 23, 2010


Title: Charities Urged to Seek Earmarked Gifts Online
Date: April 19, 2010


Title: Putting the Social in Social Responsibility
Date: March 2, 2010


Title: New Campaign to End Non-Consensual Pelvic Exams
Date: February 3, 2010

Title: How Social Media Creates Offline Social Good
Date: January 21, 2010


Title: For Caring Consumers, the Gift of Carbon Dioxide
Date: December 24, 2009

Care2 wins the 2009 People's Choice Award as "Green Business of the Year"
Date: December 9, 2009


Title: receives Green Business Certification
Date: June 22, 2009

Care2 Founder Randy Paynter was a guest on the April 16th (11 am EDT) recording of "Good Business," an online radio program of
Title: Good Business - Ready to go green?
Date: April 16, 2009


Title: The Best Niche Social Media News Sites Right Now
Date: April 1, 2009


"A New Year of Hope for Animals" contest sponsored by and
Title: Mackenzie's Calls on Community to Vote for America's Favorite Shelter
Date: January 26, 2009


Highlights Care2's step-by-step directions on how to be more "green".
Title: The Green Where It Can Be Seen
Date: January 16, 2009


Highlights Care2's popular Cause Channels.
Title: Lunch Hour Activism
Date: December 14, 2008


Highlights Care2's partnership with NOAA.
Author: Paul Greenberg
Title: CRM 2009 Forecast - Part 2 - Sticking My Hands Out To Be Slapped
Date: December 4, 2008


Highlights Care2's e-card offerings.
Author: Angele Sionna
Title: Send a free Thanksgiving e-card to friends and family
Date: November 25, 2008

Recommends nonprofits look to websites and communities that cater specifically to civic-minded people like Care2.
Title: Smaller online communities are doing the job for charities
Date: November 1, 2008


The London Times highlights the success of one prominent Care2 petition. 
Title: Stray Iraqi dog gets his ticket to US after online petition
Date: October 17, 2008


Care2's partnership with NOAA is highlighted as an example of a smart public outreach program.
Title: Power to the People AND the Government: The Value of New Media in Public Service
Date: September 29, 2008


An interview with Care2 CEO Randy Paynter.
Author: Waylon Lewis
Title: Social networking for the Green Movement
Date: July, 2008


Explains some of the history of Care2 and its mission
Author: Garrett Godwin
Title: Care2 Lives By The Belief That One Person - Can Make A Difference
Date: July 28, 2008

Care2's Clint O'Brien is spotlighted for his advisory work with Fundraising Success Magazine.
Title: Meet Our Advisors: Clint O'Brien
Author:Melissa Busch
Date: July 8, 2008


Profile of Care2's CEO Randy Paynter
Title: Randy Paynter
Date: July 4, 2008



Highlights a Care2 member discussing a petition she started in response to an autistic child's treatment in the classroom.
Title: Voted Out of Class
Date: May 30, 2008


Interview with Care2's Annie Bond
Title: Green Fest: Annie Bond
Date: May 16, 2008

Frogloop's blog post on the value of an e-mail address to a nonprofit organization is highlighted.
Title: Putting Value on E-Mail Addresses
Date: April 7, 2008


Care2 is featured for helping the American Humane Society raise $205,000 from 5,000 new donors to support animal rescue efforts in New Orleans in the week after Katrina.
Title: From the NTEN Conferece: Whoa Nelly! Web 2.0 Is Cool, But...
Date: April 2, 2008


Care2 was awarded Sustainable San Mateo County's annual award for garnering attention to world problems such as AIDS, deforestation and human rights abuses.
Title: Congratulations to the 2008 Sustainable San Mateo County Award Winners
Date: March 22, 2008

Title: Green communities, online and in your 'hood
Author: Siel
Date: March 2, 2008


Profile of Care2
Title: Activist portal has a positive attitude
Author:Elizabeth Browne
Date:September 21, 2007

Quotes Care2 CEO Randy Paynter about the perceived difficulties of living a green lifestyle.
Title: The 'Guilty Green' (gasp!) don't always recycle
Author: Janet Kornblum
Date: September 17, 2007



Discusses the benefits of reaching a green audience when companies need to highlight their green products.
Title: Dawn Gets Greener With Care2
Author: Tameka Kee
Date: May 16, 2007


Care2 noted as a social networking Web site for people interested in causes.
Title: If you knew Susie...
Date: April 17, 2007

Care2 and Smithsonian noted for hosting joint networking discussion board with more information about the work Care2 does.
Title: Social Network Care2 and Smithsonian Museum Join in Multi-Web Site Discussion for Jazz Appreciation Month
Date: April 03, 2007

Highlights Care2's partnership with the Smithsonian Institute
Title: JAMing: Multiple Entry Points To One Direction
Date: April 1, 2007


A case study in which a Care2 email campaign yielded more donations for a Canadian nonprofit (Children's Hunger Foundation, now CHF) than any of 12 other fundraising techniques tried by the nonprofit's consultant, Toronto-based Hewitt & Johnston Consultants (HJC).
Title: New Techniques for Traditional Fundraising
Date: March 15, 2007


Profile of Care2 and highlights of an interview with Randy Paynter, Founder and CEO of Care2
Title: e-greenies: A social networking site for the eco-savvy takes off
Author: Joshua Bernstein
Date: Feb 5, 2007


Care2 is awarded the Staff Pick for contribution to nonprofit sector
Title: And the Winners Are…
Author: Margaret Battistelli and Abny Santicola
Date: February 01, 2007



Title: Bush says feds can open mail without warrants
Author: Mark Memmott
Date: January 04, 2007



Highlights Care2's partnership with The Nature Conservancy
Title: Casting Your 'Net Into Another Pool
Date: December 15, 2006

Interactive advertising company acknowledges benefits of selling sponsorships on
Title: Vizi Media Sells Sponsorships for Care2
Date: June 12, 2006