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Child’s Play 2011 starts it’s goal to reach $2 Million

Childs Play Charity has officially begun its 2011 fundraising campaign, having already received more than $450,000.  This year’s goal is to raise $2 million.

Since the charity’s establishment in 2003, it has distributed more than $9 million in donations from the videogame community to entertain hospitalized children across the globe.

The annual Child’s Play charity auction will take place on Thursday, Dec. 8th, 2011 at the Meydenbauer Center in Bellevue.  Tickets can be purchased at   Passes will cost $145 per person and $5,000 for table sponsors.

“We are very excited to begin another year of Child’s Play and once again show the world that the video game community is altruistic as well as compassionate,” said Kristin Lindsay, Child’s Play.  “Since Child’s Play inception we have constantly been surprised by the generosity in both time and money of the community.”

Those wishing to contribute to Child’s Play can:

●      Host a fundraising event

●      Buy or donate an item on the Childs Play eBay Giving Works page

●      Give directly via PayPal

●      Become a corporate sponsor, email Kristin Lindsay

●      Mail a check to Child’s Play, 123 NW 36th Street Suite 210, Seattle, WA 98107

●      Text the keyword GAMERS to 50555 to make a $5 donation


For more information visit (the site now has a fresh redesign)