As we transition from the Christmas season to the New Year’s season, more than 300 Ars readers have already teamed up to give nearly $19,000 to the EFF and/or Child’s Play in this year’s Ars Technica Charity Drive Sweepstakes.
That means we’re still a long way off from the more than $38,000 we raised last year. Luckily for those charities, there’s still time for our readers to dig deep and set a new giving record for the site. Luckily for you, that also means you still have time to get an entry in for a chance to win a piece of our massive pile o’ swag, which we can’t keep anyway (no purchase necessary for entry).
If you haven’t had a chance to give yet, follow the instructions below to get your donation counted and your entry logged for the sweepstakes. If you have given already, our deepest thanks from everyone here at Ars.
How it works
Donating is easy. Simply donate to Child’s Play using PayPal or donate to the EFF using PayPal, credit card, or bitcoin. You can also support Child’s Play directly by picking an item from the Amazon wish list of a specific hospital on its donation page. Donate as much or as little as you feel comfortable with—every little bit helps.
We’ll then contact the winners and have them choose their prize by January 31 (choosing takes place in the order the winners are drawn).
Remember to check out the sweepstakes launch post for a list of all the potential prizes, and thanks in advance for your donation!