According to Mashable, LinkedIn (Myspace for grown-ups) will:
announce tomorrow its new LinkedIn for Good, which is a philanthropic initiative for raising awareness and raising funds for nonprofits around the world.
Nonprofit organizations will be able to use LinkedIn as a platform for involving the LinkedIn community with their causes, leveraging the 11 million users that are present within the online community. Provided with this new feature are free badges to be placed on profiles, and registered nonprofits free job listings in order to find new members to join their teams. British rockstar James Blunt is already using LinkedIn to raise over $23,000 for Doctors Without Borders. Other featured LinkedIn for Good organizations include American Red Cross, the World Wildlife Fund and Unitis and Kiva, microfiance organizations.
There's also another charitable donation social networking site that facilitates free surgery. The site itself looks like spoof site, but it isn't a joke. Personally, I'm very disgusted. I much rather see organizations that provided essential cosmetic surgery to children in the developing receive this type of media attention. I'm talking about organizations such as Interplast.