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Games Can Help Launches Holiday Toy Drive On Behalf Of Marine Toys For Tots

Gaming charity calls upon industry members to bring holiday cheer to the Gulf Region!

November 1, 2005 (Paramus, NJ)--- Games Can Help has announced that its holiday toy drive has begun today. Created in response to the recent hurricane devastation in the Gulf Region, Games Can Help aims to unite the video game industry in an effort to help those whose lives have been affected. Games Can Help has partnered with Marine Toys for Tots, and will be collecting new toys on their behalf.

Games Can Help hopes to bring holiday cheer to children in the Gulf Region who have lost their homes, possessions, and families by collecting new Game Boy Advance systems and games, and distributing them to families in the Gulf Region. Games Can Help, working together with publishers, developers, marketing agencies, and media outlets, hopes to collect $100,000 in systems and games for the holiday season.

Interested donors should visit for more details. All donations will be approved by the Games Can Help team, and sent directly to Marine Toys for Tots stations throughout Louisiana, Texas, and Alabama. Donations should be in the form of Game Boy Advance or Game Boy Micro systems, and 'E' rated games compatible with the Game Boy Advance. Potential donors should contact Jill Keil at Games Can Help ( for ideas, donation approval, and further information.

About Games Can Help

Games Can Help is a not-for-profit group of volunteers looking to make a difference to children in need through the joy of gaming. Working alongside organizations such as Marine Toys for Tots, and involved in fundraising efforts on behalf of the American Red Cross, Games Can Help looks to video game publishers to contribute product that can make a difference to families in need. More information on Games Can Help can be found at


Jill Keil


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