Indie Game Magazine Powers Up Summer Fund Drive for Get-Well Gamers

NEW YORK, NY, July 7, 2010--Indie Game Magazine ( www.indiegamemag.com), the premier source of independent gaming news, reviews and culture, today announced a summer fund drive for Get-Well Gamers Foundation ( www.getwellgamers.org), a California-based public charity dedicated to bringing electronic entertainment to children in long-term healthcare facilities

The drive begins on Tuesday, July 6 and runs through August 15. Anyone who donates to Get-Well Gamers during that time through the IGM portal, no matter how much or how little, receives an IGM subscription and is automatically entered into a drawing to receive free games from the IGM review queue and other special prizes.

"Get-Well Gamers performs an essential community service," said Mike Gnade, Editor and Publisher, Indie Game Mag. "It is an honor to work with Ryan and his team to further their mission."

"We are always surprised and grateful to those who step forward to help the foundation," said Ryan Sharpe, President, Get-Well Gamers Foundation. "For us, Mike's generous offer couldn't have come at a better time."

To get involved in IGM's summer donation drive for Get-Well Gamers, as well as read past and current issues of the magazine, visit: www.indiegamemag.com/getwell.

ABOUT Get-Well Gamers Foundation: 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. Its network includes more 100 hospitals and treatment facilities across the United States and Canada. For more information, please visit www.getwellgamers.org.

ABOUT IGM:

Indie Game Magazine ( www.indiegamingmag.com) is the premier source of news and culture for the independent gaming. Started in October 2008 and published bi-monthly by Mike Gnade, IGM has matured into a definitive voice for the indie gaming scene. Combining no-nonsense reviews, in-depth reviews and long-form features with the leading lights of the industry, the magazine, like the games it covers, is independently owned and fiercely independent as it strives to highlight the artists and community behind what it deems the most creative branch of the video gaming universe.


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