If you’re a fast reader, five minutes is enough time to sign a petition. An organization called Change.org lists petitions, sponsors for the petitions, and if you register with them it is even easier to do the next time. It might take more than five minutes the first time you visit this site, but after that it won’t. Click here for a list of petitions to sign.
Five minutes is enough time to send a “cheer e-card to a child in the hospital. There’s an option for sending a card just to brighten a child’s day by addressing it to A Special Patient. Click here for details on how you can do this at Children’s Hospital Colorado.
It’s important to educate yourself about donating. You’re on this site for that exact purpose and you can trust any charity that I’ve added to this site. But if you want to do your own evaluating (and you should!) you can take five minutes to take this quiz that will educate you on good donation practices.