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WATCH: Kevin Bacon Issues 'Do Good' Challenge to UMD Students

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In a video played at a recent University of Maryland basketball game, Kevin Bacon promised to put all Terps just one degree of separation away from himself.

Sporting a “Fear the Turtle” t-shirt, the actor announced his new Do Good challenge, asking Maryland students to get involved to create social change. Viewers were invited to do anything from starting a petition to holding an awareness event to organizing a fundraiser. Anything to advance their favorite cause.

On April 18th, the Footloose star will visit the campus and be part of a celebrity judge panel that will select the most outstanding of the projects. According to the initiative’s website, winners of the challenge could receive $5000 for their idea, Kevin Bacon related prizes, and a private jet to Atlanta for two court side seats at a Hawks NBA game.

The Do Good challenge is just one part of Bacon’s Six Degrees campaign, which helps people across the country connect and fundraise for their favorite cause. So far, the organization has helped raise nearly 4 million dollars for various charities and issues.

A similar competition was recently held by the star at Stanford University. The winner there was the inventor of “The Billionaire Project” which would help people harness social media like Facebook and Twitter to raise awareness and funds for social change. The project is now in development with Six Degrees.

The Maryland competition is being run through the school’s public policy program.

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