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Minecrafting for a Cause Charities!

For every purchase of “Halloween Skin Pack” from Xbox LIVE Marketplace between October 26th 2012 and November 26th 2012, Mojang AB, 4J Studios Ltd. and Microsoft Corporation, will donate the full value of 160 Microsoft Points across the following causes in the proportions shown. Click Read More to see more about them!

“Block by Block” aims to involve urban youth in planning local public spaces (using Minecraft) by giving them the opportunity to show planners and decision makers how they would like to see their cities in the future. The goal of the project is to create 300 public spaces by 2016. A third of each purchase will be donated to this cause. More information about United Nations/UN-Habitat/Block by Block is available by contacting them at http://www.unhabitat.org. More information about Mojang AB is available at mojang.com

“SANDS Lothians” offers support, understanding and help, both of a practical and emotional nature to bereaved parents who have experienced the death of a baby through miscarriage, stillbirth or soon after birth. A third of each purchase will be donated to this cause. More information about SANDS Lothians is available by contacting them at Craiglockhart Centre, 177 Colinton Road, Edinburgh, EH14 1BZ, UK. http://www.sands-lothians.org.uk/.

“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. We provide consoles, peripherals, games, and more for over 90 hospitals and therapy facilities worldwide. These donations allow for children to enjoy age-appropriate entertainment, interact with their peers, friends, and family, and can provide vital distraction from an otherwise generally unpleasant experience. A sixth of each purchase will be donated to this cause. More information about Child’s Play is available by contacting them at 123 NW 36th St., Suite 210, Seattle, WA 98107, USA. http://www.childsplaycharity.org/

“Macmillan Cancer Support” aims to improve the lives of people affected by cancer in the UK; providing practical, financial and medical support as well as pushing for better cancer care. A sixth of each purchase will be donated to this cause. More information about Macmillan is available at www.macmillan.org.uk. Macmillan Cancer Support, company number 2400969 is a registered Charity in England and Wales (261017), Scotland (SC039907) and in the Isle of Man (604), whose registered office is at 89 Albert Embankment, London SE1 7UQ.

 

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