Black Widow Company's (BWC) Planetside 2 regiment is joining forces with Four Aces Outift (4ACE) regiment to help one of BWC's favorite charities: the St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. As part of the St. Jude PLAY LIVE charity video game event, BWC and 4ACE will be hosting several live-streaming operations from July 24 through July 25.
What is St. Jude PLAY LIVE?St. Jude PLAY LIVE is a charity video game event that raises money and awareness for the kids of St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. You can game solo or as a team, online or off, and earn exclusive prizes and service hours while you play.
St. Jude PLAY LIVE helps raise funds to support the lifesaving mission of St. Jude, where no family ever receives a bill for treatment, travel, housing or food. St. Jude freely shares its groundbreaking discoveries, and every child saved at St. Jude means doctors and scientists can use that knowledge to save thousands more children around the world.
What is St. Jude Children's Research Hospital?As a research hospital, St. Jude is leading the way the world understands, treats and cures childhood cancer and other life-threatening diseases. St. Jude has treated children from all 50 states and from around the world. St. Jude has the world's best survival rates for the most aggressive childhood cancers, and treatments invented at St. Jude have helped push the overall childhood cancer survival rate from 20 percent to 80 percent since we opened more than 50 years ago. St. Jude is working to drive the overall survival rate for childhood cancer to 90 percent in the next decade. St. Jude won?t stop until no child dies from cancer.
How can you participate and show your support?
BWC and 4ACE will be having a friendly PLAY LIVE donation competition -- which regiment can raise the most!?! 4ACES has set a $1,000 goal. Both groups hope, with the support of their gaming communities, friends, and families, to raise even more! (Read more below)
- You can play with BWC's Planetside 2 (PS2) regiment for fun time operations shooting the planetmans.
- You can watch the BWC and 4ACE stream on Twitch -- join the chat and show your support.
- You can trend the Hashtag #GamingToGive on your facebook/twitter account.
- You can donate to the worthy cause that is St. Jude.