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Claim: A web site allocates money to autism research and other charities for every video viewed.
Examples: [Collected via e-mail, December 2007]
Origins: In conjunction with the release of the song "What Kind of World Do You Want" by the pop group Five for Fighting, that band's lead singer, John Ondrasik, launched a new web site in
For charity specific donations, whatkindofworlddoyouwant.com will pay $1.00 per view of the designated charity's videos until the number of viewings equals the amount donated less .04 per view. The .04 expense is Revver.com's .03/view webhosting charge and California Community Foundation's (CCF) 1% administrative expense. OVER 95% of money donated goes directly to the chosen charity!Last updated: 15 January 2008
For general donations, whatkindofworlddoyouwant.com will again distribute OVER 90% of money donated to the selected charities. This is determined primarily by the amount of views per charity and available funds. The 10% expense will include Revver.com's .03/view webhosting cost, CCF's 1% administrative expense and site maintenance.
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