so can you.
The Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon “connectedness” phenomena stayed stuck to him so Bacon finally decided to use it to do good. Using his celebrity status, Bacon, his wife, Kyra and other celebrities partnered with AOL, Entertainment Weekly and the organization, Network for Good, to launch a site that enables you to find and support the cause that your favorite celebrities support.
Not my approach to giving but popular with many. I appreciate the good intentions and admire the SmartPartnering but wish they’d at least provide an “About” on the home page. As Michael Arrington notes, one can "make fun of it."
Stan Wasserman praises the cause site on his blog with Visible Path, a firm that helps you make your strongest work connections through people who already know and trust you.
By the way, for those interested in the backstory on this phenomena, back in 1967, sociologist Stanley Milgram described the "small world phenomenon," the idea that every person in the United States is connected by a chain of six people at most - a seminal precurser to FaceBook, Linked In and the power of other huge online social networks today.