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Charles
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News from the Entertainment Economy Insititute

www.entertainmentecon.org

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Five years ago, Mike Krahulik, co-founder of the popular Penny Arcade Web site, read yet another editorial decrying video games as tools of violence that desensitized America's youth.

To combat the bad press, he and partner Jerry Holkins decided to launch a charity drive that encouraged readers to send them games or cash, and they would pass the donations to Seattle's Children's Hospital and Regional Medical Center. To date, the project called Child's Play, has raised over $3.5 million in cash and toy donations.

Click here to read more:

http://www.forbes.com/personaltech/2008/11/11/gamers-give-back-tech-personal-cx_cm_1111gam ers.html

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Ganklin
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myself and the rest of the shamoozal crew run two NES marathons attempting to raise money for the child's play charity. we did a 24 hour one back in july, and just a few weeks ago we did a 12 hour one that sported more interactive stuff with people in the chat room and had prizes to give away. over all we only raised a little over 2,000, but we had a great time.

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