Child's Play (in Off-topic)

deifeln November 13 2007 1:37 PM EST

It is that time of the year again....

Who is going to start this up? Let's top our donations from last year!

QBOddBird November 13 2007 1:40 PM EST

Wasn't there a Child's Play account somewhere we could send donations to? I'm trying to find it =\

deifeln November 13 2007 1:43 PM EST


Child's Play 2006

QBOddBird November 13 2007 1:43 PM EST

Thanks so much! =D

deifeln November 13 2007 1:45 PM EST

We raised
Total Amount: -$385.00 USD

I think we should try for $600 USD this year (That's like 80 million CBD)

deifeln November 13 2007 1:46 PM EST

I'll email Sukotto to see if he'll do this again.

QBOddBird November 13 2007 1:53 PM EST

That would be nice.

And 80M is totally doable.

48xVanished48 November 13 2007 4:09 PM EST

Explain more please.

deifeln November 13 2007 4:14 PM EST

Every year, CBers donate money (as a group) to the aforementioned charity.

th00p November 13 2007 4:14 PM EST

I'm up for 5m CBD if we can get the usual thing going again.

deifeln November 13 2007 4:16 PM EST

I've emailed Suk...if he isn't going to do it this year, I will. Provided thoopie helps me :o)

48Zach November 13 2007 4:22 PM EST

What is Childs Play?

Since 2003, over 100,000 gamers worldwide have banded together through Child's Play, a community based charity grown and nurtured from the game culture and industry. Over two million dollars in donations of toys, games, books and cash for sick kids in children's hospitals across North America and the world have been collected since our inception.

This year, we have continued expanding across the country and the globe. With over 45 partner hospitals and more arriving every month, you can be sure to find one from the map above that needs your help! You can choose to purchase requested items from their online retailer wish lists, or make a cash donation that helps out Child's Play hospitals everywhere. Any items purchased through Amazon will be shipped directly to your hospital of choice, so please be sure to select their shipping address rather than your own.

When gamers give back, it makes a difference!


People in CB donate cash and items, which are then put on a Charity account. The items are auctioned off, so there is only cash remaining. Then all the cash goes up for sale, and people bid on it -- usually 1.5-2x the going rate it what it sells for. The total amount of money the cash goes for, gets donated to the Childs Play Organization..

There's the full layout :)

Mem November 13 2007 4:39 PM EST

Zach is like everyone's private Wiki!

Eurynome Bartleby [Bartleby's] November 13 2007 4:44 PM EST

Time to get your Karma counters up people!

48Zach November 14 2007 11:01 AM EST

Are we doing this?

th00p November 15 2007 10:14 PM EST

I'd really like to know what's going on here.

[RX3]Cotillion November 15 2007 11:03 PM EST

^ ^ ^ Ditto ^ ^ ^

AdminShade November 16 2007 9:43 AM EST

Anyone able to contact Sukotto? he was the one who organised it last year...

deifeln November 16 2007 10:59 AM EST

I've emailed him already, but he hasn't responded yet.

deifeln November 19 2007 6:45 PM EST

Still no word. I would be willing to run this if someone would partner up with me :o)
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