We’re not just thinkin’ about ourselves, folks!

Flex your intellectual muscles, promote worldwide knowledge-sharing and win cash for your favorite charity! Help a good cause by sharing what you know.

The latest and greatest WikiAnswers AnswerThon will be held at the end of July and we’re so excited about this one because we’re banding together to raise money for some fantastic causes. YOU can help!

Upon registration for the AnswerThon, you will be able to choose from a list of participating charitable organizations. Each participant then becomes part of a global team competing against other teams to win a donation for the charity of their choice.

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The participating organizations include:

ArtWorks

ArtWorks provides children and young adults suffering from chronic and life-threatening illnesses, and their siblings, access to creative and performing arts programming which encourages the use of the creative process as a vehicle for healing, communication, self-expression, and personal development. ArtWorks seeks to empower, validate, and honor these children by offering them the hands-on experience and materials with which to create, as well as the opportunity to publicly share their artistic accomplishments.

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CaringBridge

CaringBridge® offers free, personalized websites that allow people to stay in touch with family and friends during a health crisis, treatment and recovery. The goal of the service is to ease the burden of keeping friends and family updated, while also providing a way for them to send their love, support and encouragement.

With a few keystrokes, CaringBridge authors quickly and easily create private and personalized websites that display personal journal entries and photographs. Family and friends visit the site to read updates and leave messages of support in the guestbook.

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The Global AIDS Alliance seeks to mobilize a comprehensive and compassionate response to the global AIDS crisis, while addressing the epidemic’s fundamental links to social justice issues such as poverty and gender in equity. They demand faster, bolder action and concrete results for people living with HIV/AIDS and at risk of HIV infection.

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Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) is the world’s largest voluntary health organization dedicated to funding blood cancer research and providing education and patient services. Founded in 1949, they are relentless in pursuit of their mission: Cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin’s disease and myeloma, and improve the quality of life of patients and their families.

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World of Good

World of Good is focused on building strategies to substantially improve economic and social conditions for millions of artisans and their families living on less than $4 per day. Their organization promotes fair trade practices and invests in fair trade artisan communities around the world. They strive to educate US consumers and corporations about the benefits of engaging in ethical trade practices to bridge the gap between the global north and south. Key initiatives include catalyzing the development of transparent fair trade craft standards, promoting fair trade among craft trading companies and other community development projects.

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Click here to register for the WikiAnswers Charity AnswerThon now!

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