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Six Degrees of Separation,Kevin Bacon, and Charitable Giving

Kevin Bacon has a new website, that he hopes will encourage charitable giving...and it's called SixDegrees.org. It's sort of a social-networking-do-good project. I haven't explored it fully yet, but I'm intrigued.

To help promote the project, Kevin Bacon is offering $10,000 matching grants to organizations. Now here's the tricky part...the site has these badges, which can be created by anyone. People can select several organizations to raise money for. Mr Bacon's grants will go to the organizations selected by the six people with badges that raise the most money. A neat little play on the whole six-degrees-of-separation thing. you can even add video to your badge.

I've set up a badge for GalaxyGoo. You can too! Just click on the "get this badge" link and you'll be on your way.