How to run an online petition


There are thousands of petitions running on 38 Degrees right now. Over the years we've learnt a lot about how to word your petition, how to grow your petition and how to win your campaign.

All this and more is explained in our handy petition tips page.


Petitions we've won together so far

From saving rare spiders to hospital wards, 38 Degrees members have won campaigns on a whole host of issues.

We've persuaded councils to make dangerous roads safer, we've saved cherished museums and libraries from closure and we've pushed for new equality laws. We've kept children's services safe from profit making companies and we've won dozens of campaigns to save our beautiful environment.

Click here to browse through some of the campaigns we've won and see the power of people-power.

About 38 Degrees

38 Degrees puts power in your hands. This is your space to run petitions about the issues you care about. If you have an idea to make your community, or the world, a better place, 38 Degrees helps you make it a reality.

You can:

  • Start a petition
  • Spread the word on social media
  • Collect signatures on paper
  • Email your supporters
  • Organise events
  • Ask for help from the 38 Degrees campaign team
  • Win your campaign!

This website exists to promote positive social change, to protect the environment and to challenge injustice.

Petitions on this site are started and run by members of the public. 38 Degrees hosts the Campaigns by You website, but petitions here are not necessarily endorsed by 38 Degrees.

Official 38 Degrees campaigns can be found here.
Read more about Campaigns by You or read our terms of service.