El Segundo, Calif. - April 9, 2008 - OGPlanet, an innovative provider of multiplayer online games, today announced a fundraiser to benefit cancer research.
Beginning Thursday, April 10, fans of Albatross18, OGPlanet's fantasy role-playing golf game, will be able to purchase Pink Ribbon Face Paint for their characters. This in-game item will cost $2.50, with $2 of each purchase going to support Boarding for Breast Cancer (B4BC), a nonprofit organization dedicated to raising health awareness and supporting cancer research.
"We're honored to be working with B4BC," said Don Choi, COO of OGPlanet. "It's a truly remarkable organization, with its focus on raising cancer awareness and promoting healthy, active lifestyles among young people. We know the members of the OGPlanet community will rise to the occasion to support this tremendously important cause."
Pink Ribbon Face Paint will be available in the Albatross18 in-game store from April 10 until April 30.
B4BC isa non-profit, youth-focused education, awareness and fundraising foundation. Their mission is to increase awareness about breast cancer, the importance of early detection and the value of an active lifestyle.
Albatross18 incorporates fantasy role-playing game elements to bring an entirely new spin to the timeless game of golf. This massively multiplayer online game is set in the magical kingdom of Pangya, and features colorful costumes, unique clubs, memorable characters and a multitude of special shots and courses.
Based in El Segundo, California, OGPlanet is a leading publisher in North American of free to play and downloadable games. OGPlanet offers micro-transactions as a revenue source. Founded in 2005 by Sangchul Park, President. For more information, visit www.ogplanet.com.
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