Still looking for something nice to do this Christmas? Consider donating to the cool organization Childs Play. As their website puts it:
Child’s Play seeks to improve the lives of children in hospitals around the world through the kindness and generosity of the video game industry and the power of play. When gamers give back, it makes a difference!
By facilitating donations of cash and stuff (hospitals set have “wish lists” for the kids they serve), Child’s Play helps make the lives of ill kids better by giving them ways to play. Laughter may not be the only medicine, but it is a potent one. They’ve raised about $ 3.7 million so far this year.
As an added bonus, the excellent tech news and commentary site Ars Technica is running a raffle with prizes like a Surface tablet, a Chromebook, a limited edition Skylander, and tons of video game collectables.
Just grab a digital copy of your receipt (a screenshot, or simply a cut and paste of the text) and send it to ChildsPlay@arstechnica.com by Friday, January 4, 2013.
For more info, go to 2012 Ars Child’s Play Drive.