The Good Stuff

The Good Stuff

Did you know you could support your favorite charity just by searching the Internet? You can if you use GoodSearch.com, a search engine powered by Yahoo. When founders Ken & JJ Ramberg realized that search engines generated nearly $4 billion in advertising revenue, they started their own, aiming to donate 50 percent of the profits to charity. goodsearch.gif It's easy to use: Just go to GoodSearch.com, enter the charity you want to support in the provided field, and search. Don't see your favorite cause represented? You can add it. Want to spread the love? Change your charity as often as you like. The search results are as good as those on Yahoo, so you can find something good and do something good at the same time. More than 52,000 charities and schools are now participating in GoodSearch and more than 100 new groups are joining each day! Here are just a few of the many success stories thus far: St. Jude Children's Research Hospital has earned $5,200 The Elephant Sanctuary has earned $6,600 The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation has earned $7,400 The ASPCA has earned $11,800 The Bubel/Aiken Foundation has earned $7,300 Best Friends Animal Society has earned $4,500 Penn State U. Dance Marathon has earned $4,700 The Children's Tumor Foundation has earned $2,400 Cesar and Ilusion Millan Foundation - The Dog Whisperer has earned $4,600 Families of Spinal Muscular Atrophy has earned $3,600 Food Allergy & Anaplylaxis Network has earned $2,800 Veterans of Foreign Wars has earned $2,300 Save Darfur has earned $6,500 For those who like to shop, there's also GoodShop.com, where there are over 400 online merchants who will donate a percentage of your purchase price to your favorite charity or school. goodshop.gif GoodShop Success Stories A $7,100 purchase was placed at Gaiam.com, which resulted in a $284 donation to the Motion Mania Dance Theater in Gaithersburg, Maryland! A shopper made a $432 purchase at online shoe store Zappos.com, resulting in a $26 donation to the Berkshire Humane Society! A $4,700 order was placed at Adobe Software, earning Capri Elementary School in California $191. An $80 order at 123inkjets.com generated an $11 donation for the US Campaign for Burma Thousands of other purchases large and small have been made helping out great causes across the country. GoodSearch and GoodShop make it easy to support causes you care about. Start using them and tell all your friends to use them too!