Hearts & MindsSM - Information for ChangeSM

Facts at a Glance*

Who We Are

  • Hearts & Minds was founded in 1996 to address vital social issues by using mass communication effectively.
  • The Hearts & Minds website is a leading online resource that inspires, motivates, educates and connects people with information to help themselves and others.

Please note: Many of the stats on this page are now substantially higher and will be updated:

Website Statistics

  • The website has more than 600 of  web pages with direct links and reviews of more than 900 other public service organizations. This continues to grow as new pages and links are added.
  • Each day, an average of more than 9,300 of  visitors download more than 33,000 web pages from the Hearts & Minds website.
  • An estimated 80 percent of these visitors view the website's Inspiration for ChangeSM pages, making it the most popular section in the website.
  • Thirty percent of the website's traffic is international, with visitors from Afghanistan to Zimbabwe and nearly every nation on earth.
  • Since going online in 1997, more than 13.6 million people have visited the website and downloaded over 50 million inspiring and helpful articles from the website.

How We Do Our Work

  • Since we are all-volunteer, the number of volunteers varies. This typically varies from 3 - 30 volunteers at a time in the the Hearts & Minds office.
  • More than 550 individuals made an ongoing commitment of their time to Hearts & Minds since it was founded. This internationally diverse group of volunteers and interns has included high school and college students, retirees, formerly homeless individuals and professionals from many fields.
  • Hearts & Minds' volunteers have worked more than 85,000 hours for the organization, in addition to the 16,000 hours that its founder and president Bill Blackman has donated.
  • As a result of all the time and goods donated to Hearts & Minds, the organization has spent less than $217,000 to achieve the equivalent of over $2 million worth of goods and services. That's more than $7 worth of work for every dollar it spends.

Corporate and Tax Status

  • Hearts & Minds is incorporated in New York State as a non-partisan, non-sectarian, nonprofit, public-service organization.
  • Hearts & Minds is an IRS 501(c)(3) tax exempt organization authorized to accept tax-deductible donations.

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*Note: Statistics above have not been updated throughout the entire site. Our all-volunteer organization is working on that, in addition to our other work.
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