WELCOME TO

CHARITY MINE

A revolutionary new way to donate.

PEOPLE AROUND THE WORLD HAVE DONATED

4233.39 Hours

Open a miner
Open a miner

Open a Charity Miner tab and begin generating real money for charity.

Join the community
Join the community

Create an account to track your donations and stay up-to-date with the Charity Mine community.

Make an impact
Make an impact

The Charity Mine platform lets ordinary internet users do extraordinary good.

THE PROBLEM

People need a new way to donate.

The Charity Mine team saw the need for a new, innovative way to contribute to causes that affect our shared social experience. In today’s increasingly complex, time-stretched society, people should have an effortless way to contribute to the betterment of our world.

THE SOLUTION

The Charity Mine community

The Charity Mine community is a decentralized network of individuals who donate their unused computing power. The Charity Mine platform uses this donated computing power to mine cryptocurrency, which is then donated to charity. We envisioned a website that allows people to generate real dollars for charity, but doesn’t require direct donations from people’s bank accounts. Our platform allows internet users to have a more equal ability to help those in need.

HOW DOES IT WORK?

It's a one click process. Simply start our Charity Miner and we take care of the rest.

1. Open a Charity Miner tab.
1. Open a Charity Miner tab.

Start mining by clicking the, “Get Started”, button at the top of the website.

2. The Charity Miner solves hashes
2. The Charity Miner solves hashes

Hashes are sort of like puzzles. Charity Mine uses some of your computer’s unused power to solve these puzzles.

3. Rewards in Monero (XMR)
3. Rewards in Monero (XMR)

When hashes get solved, the Charity Mine platform is rewarded in Monero (XMR). Monero is a cryptocurrency which can be traded in for US Dollars.

4. Real money gets donated
4. Real money gets donated

Charity Mine accumulates Monero (XMR), and converts it to US Dollars using a coin exchange service. We then donate the money to the current charity of choice.

WHERE DOES THE MONEY GO?

Current charity
100%

CURRENT CHARITY

“Direct Relief is a humanitarian aid organization, active in all 50 states and more than 80 countries, with a mission to improve the health and lives of people affected by poverty or emergencies.​" – Direct Relief

PARTNERING WITH CHARITY MINE

Charity Mine is now partnering with non-profit organizations. Charity Mine partners have unique access to our crowdfunding platform. Partnering with us is free of cost, and allows your organization to raise money in a unique, innovative way that engages your user base.

CUSTOM LANDING PAGE

Your non-profit organization will get a custom Charity Mine URL and landing page. This landing page includes an, “about” section, as well as a Charity Miner that people will use to raise funds for your organization.

EASY FUNDRAISING

Simply share your custom landing page with your user base, and 85% of the money raised will be directed towards your organization.

FREE PUBLICITY

Your non-profit organization’s name and website will be included on our list of Charity Mine partners.

Download our Chrome Extension Today!

Contributing to charitable causes has never been easier.

Charity Mine has launched a browser extension in the Google Chrome Web Store that allows for a streamlined donating experience. Simply click the, “start mining” button in the extension and begin donating your unused computing power for charity as you browse the web. No account registration necessary.

Check out our downloads page to get started

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Cryptocurrency is a form of digital money. There are many different cryptocurrencies, with new “coins”, emerging every day. Cryptocurrencies are borderless and decentralized technologies that enable users to make peer-to-peer transactions that are secure and fast. This means cryptocurrencies don’t have to be minted or backed by a government institution. Most crypto-coins run on a publically distributed ledger called a blockchain. Using blockchain technology allows every user of a given cryptocurrency to hold a copy of the public ledger. When a transaction between users is made, multiple network nodes, (a.k.a. people’s computers), need to either confirm or deny the transaction before it is added to the blockchain. This prevents duplicate or fake transactions, as well as any attempts to edit the ledger with malicious intent.

The act of “mining” cryptocurrency refers to computers solving complicated mathematical puzzles that confirm or deny transactions happening on the network. This keeps the blockchain consistent and up-to-date. Miners use their computing power to create a system that constantly checks itself, creating security within the network, in return for payment in whatever cryptocurrency they are mining. For most coins, the act of, “mining”, is how new units are placed into circulation. The mining process is what makes more of the coin, which incentivizes miners. Due to the the huge amount of computing power it takes to mine these coins, and the network inherently being rooted in the blockchain, crypto-coins cannot be printed or minted at will.

Charity Mine accumulates Monero (XMR), and converts it to US Dollars using a coin exchange service. We then donate the money earned to the current charity of choice, and post the donation receipt on the website.

THE TEAM

The Charity Mine team is a small group of creative, forward-thinking individuals with a passion for community development and effective applications.

RYAN VISEK

RYAN VISEK

Ryan is a senior at California State University Chico studying Computer Information Systems. He has experience in web development and graphic design, and is a powerhouse of creativity.

ryanvisek@charitymine.org

Ryan Visek - CEO

JAMES MONTGOMERY

JAMES MONTGOMERY

James is a full-stack web developer at Grubhub. He has worked as a freelance web developer across the globe and has worked on a myriad of projects involving web development and UI / UX optimization.

jamesmontgomery@charitymine.org

James Montgomery - CTO

CONNOR GILMARTIN

CONNOR GILMARTIN

Connor is a senior at California State University Chico studying Event Management. He has directed vision and is driven to do meaningful work that has a positive impact on the world we live in.

connorgilmartin@charitymine.org

Connor Gilmartin - CCO

"Individually, we are one drop. Together, we are an ocean. "

- Ryunosuke Satoro

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