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  Get-Well Gamers Expands to U.K. with 200th Hospital
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03/04/2014
 


[This unedited press release is made available courtesy of Gamasutra and its partnership with notable game PR-related resource GamesPress.]

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

LONDON, U.K. March 5, 2014—Get-Well Gamers Foundation ( www.getwellgamers.org), a videogame charity whose mission is to bring interactive entertainment to children in health care facilities, today announced that it has expanded to the United Kingdom with the addition of Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, London, as its 200th member facility.

"We have been waiting a long time for this day to come," said Ryan Sharpe, President and Co-Founder, Get-Well Gamers Foundation. "Thanks to the hard work of our new U.K. colleagues, the organization that began thirteen years ago with a handful of volunteers is now a global effort. We know that with the fine example of Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, we will be soon adding more member facilities throughout the United Kingdom and beyond."

"What Ryan and his team has done is amazing," said James Stewart, Chairman, Get-Well Gamers UK. "We are eager to bring the message to the U.K. gaming community, which has been eagerly looking for the positive outlet that Get-Well Gamers offers."

How to Get Involved:

The Get-Well Gamers Foundation relies on in-kind donations to keep our member facilities supplied with enough video games, systems, controllers, and other accessories to meet the demands of their patients.

Official website: www.getwellgamers.org.uk

Please consult our list of Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) for additional information or drop us a note at: getwellgamersuk@gmail.com

About Get-Well Gamers                                                                                                    

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 than 200 hospitals and treatment facilities across North America and Canada. For more information, please visit: www.getwellgamers.org.