The Caring Valley welcomes 4 new charities to Webkinz World
Members learn about Autism Speaks, Kidsave International, Care Canada, Central Asia Institute.
SEPTEMBER, 2011 - TORONTO, CANADA. Webkinz Worldâ„¢ members now have the chance to learn about 4 new charities when they plant virtual trees in The Caring Valleyâ„¢. Webkinz World, the leading childrenâ€™s online world, introduced The Caring Valley to help members learn about giving while they plant and play. Webkinz Foundation will be making donations to each charity after their section of the valley is fully planted by members. The new featured charities:
Autism Speaks: dedicated to helping all of the families who are struggling with autism, so that people with autism can lead happier, more independent lives.
Kidsave International: Kidsave helps children without parents who are growing up in orphanages and foster care find forever families.
CARE Canada: The worst drought in 60 years is spreading across East Africa, creating the most severe food crisis in the world and threatening the lives of more than 12 million people. Life-saving support is urgently needed. CARE is helping.
Central Asia Institute: Believing â€˜Peace and Hope begin with Education: One Child at a Timeâ€™, CAI start schools and libraries in the most remote regions of Pakistan and Afghanistan.
Over $1.3 Million dollars has already been donated to child-focused charities through The Caring Valley.
About Caring Valley: The Caring Valley teaches children about child-focused charities in a fun environment. After purchasing a specially-tagged Webkinz Caring Valley pet, members activate the bonus Feature Code to plant 4 virtual saplings in any section of the Valley. Children learn about the charities as they play.
Created in late 2007, Webkinz Foundation works with partners who share our vision of a world where all children are educated and well nourished, with access to quality health care. The Foundation was established by Ganz, to develop programs and donate funds to programs that benefit children.