Wikipedia has been entirely created by people like you. Volunteers from all over the world contribute to writing, improving and maintaining articles which can be used by everyone, everywhere, free of charge. Whether contributing a little or a lot, volunteers are the lifeblood of Wikipedia.
When you opened this page, Wikipedia had 4,858,377 articles in English alone. Wikipedia exists in over 280 languages, and it is growing all the time. Since its creation in 2001, it has become a major resource for information for people all around the world. We need to create the best resource for them that we can. We need you.