The Caring Valley welcomes 5 new charities to Webkinz World
Over $1.3 Million dollars has already been donated to child-focused charities through The Caring Valley.
DECEMBER 1, 2010 Webkinz WorldÂ® members now have the chance to learn about 5 new charities when they plant virtual trees in The Caring Valleyâ„¢. Webkinz World, the leading children'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:
Right To Play: When children play, the world wins! www.righttoplay.comCharity: Water: brings clean water to people all over the world. www.charitywater.org
Because I Am A Girl: Plan International is a global movement for change, mobilizing millions of people around the world to support social justice for children in developing countries. www.becauseiamagirl.ca
KIPP: the Knowledge Is Power Program is a national network of tuition-free, college-prep public schools preparing children from low-income communities for success in college and in life. www.kipp.org
War Child: War is no place for a child. www.warchild.ca
The Caring Valley teaches children about child-focused charities in a fun environment. After purchasing a specially-tagged Webkinz Caring Valley pet, members can activate the bonus Feature Code to plant 4 virtual saplings in any section of the valley and receive their own Enchanted Tree to plant in their virtual Webkinz World yard. Children learn about the charities as they play, and pick where they want to plant their virtual saplings.Webkinz Foundationwill consider planting choices when making donations.
The Store Locator, accessible from the home page of Webkinz.com, will let viewers search to find stores that carry specially-tagged Webkinz Caring Valley pets.
Created in late 2007, Webkinz Foundation works with partners who share our vision of a world where all children are educated, well nourished and have access to quality health care. The Foundation was established by Ganz, to develop programs and donate funds to programs that benefit children.