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Sony Makes Major Donation to Get-Well Gamers


Sony Answers the Call from Get-Well Gamers Videogame Charity to Receive Approximately 200 Games, with Retail Value of over $5,000.00 Donation to Go Directly to Newly Expanded Network, which Includes 41 Care Facilities in 26 States; More Encouraged Huntington Beach, CA, October 31, 2006-The Get-Well Gamers Foundation, a California-based public charity dedicated to bringing electronic entertainment to children in healthcare facilities, today announced that it had received a donation of approximately 200 games from the Sony Corporation, with a retail value of over $5,000.00.

The donation comes on the heels of the news that the charity had recently expanded its network to 41 care facilities in 26 states; a 25% increase in capacity since last year owing to the success of recent campaigns with corporate partners, in addition to the efforts of private individuals stepping forward to support the cause.

"We are deeply grateful to the Sony Corporation for its wonderful generosity, especially with the holiday season upon us," said Ryan Sharpe, President of The Get-Well Gamers Foundation. "It is the kindness of such acts that sustains an organization such as ours and truly saves the day for the children we serve."

"Of course," Sharpe adds, "with our expanded network comes an even bigger responsibility to fulfill our mission. That's why we're encouraging everyone to use the Sony donation has a shining example and not hesitate to give as well. No matter how small, every donation makes a difference."

The Get-Well Gamers Foundation accepts console games and equipment as well as hand-held systems and the games supported by these platforms. To make a tax-deductible donation or to recommend a treatment facility, visit

About Get-Well Gamers:

The Get-Well Gamers Foundation is a California-based 501® (3)-certified public charity dedicated to bringing electronic entertainment to children's hospitals for the benefit of entertainment and pain management since 2001. For more information, please visit

Media Contact:

William Lessard

PRwithBrains for The Get-Well Gamers Foundation

(914) 476-6089

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