Sunday, November 19, 2006

Get Well Gamers expand their network

The Get Well Gamers charity has managed to increase the number of hospitals in its network by more than 25% during 2006. They can now also accept electronic donations through Network for Good.

Get Well Gamers is one of the charities taking donations towards providing children's hospitals with video game related items. It's a great cause and well worth your donations.

The ESA Foundation Nite To Unite charity dinner raises $800K USD

The Entertainment Software Association Foundation's annual Nite To Unite charity dinner this year raised $800K to benefit Web Wise Kids, HopeLab, Working Achievement Values Education and PAX. The ESA Foundation will also establish a scholarship program to support minorities and women pursuing educational opportunities in the computer and video game field.

The ESA Foundation charity game pack raises over $1.5M USD

In 2005 The Entertainment Software Association assembled a pack of four games sold at retailers nationwide since the 2005 holiday season.

The $1.5M will be distributed to various children's charities, incl. assisting the production and distribution of 6,000 copies of HopeLabs' Re-Mission cancer game.

Monday, November 06, 2006

Child's Play 2006 is open for donations

Child's Play, the charity set up by the Penny Arcade people, has launched their 2006 campaign.

There are now more hospitals than ever, incl. one in Egypt.

Let's make this year a record breaking year, again.

Update: Penny Arcade has put up original Penny Arcade artwork for auction for the benefit of the Child's Play Charity.