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Social games developer Zynga announced plans to support the Japan Earthquake Tsunami Children Emergency fund to help relief efforts. 100% of profits from several newly created in-game items will be donated to the organization. So, if you want your micro-transactions matter more, today would be a good day to buy those virtual items you’ve had your eye on.
Purchase any of the following items and all profits will be donated to the Tsunami Children Emergency fund, which was started by Save the Children.
Café World: Japanese-inspired decorations.
CityVille: A limited edition sweet potato crop (a favorite at Japanese dinner tables.)
FrontierVille: A Kobe cow.
FarmVille: An immortal daikon radish.
Words With Friends: Donate directly by clicking the Save the Children button in the game.
YoVille: Japanese-inspired homes and architecture.
Zynga Poker: “Fans going for a royal flush can donate by purchasing access to a VIP table.”
zBar: Donate directly via a Save the Children button inside the bar at the top of the game.
If you’re not a fan of Zynga titles, there are lots of other ways to help. You can find out how to directly donate to Save the Children at their website.
Alternatively, as we mentioned in a few stories yesterday, you can donate to the Red Cross viaiTunes, or directly on their website. Those in the UK can donate on the British Red Cross' website.
[Source: Game Politics]
Mar 15, 2011
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