Earn components, collectibles, and much more in the 2021 Ars Technica Charity Drive

Enlarge / Just some of the prizes readily available in this year’s Ars Technica Charity Travel Sweepstakes

It is when once more that special time of 12 months when we give you a likelihood to do nicely by accomplishing superior. That is right—it’s time for the 2021 version of our annual Charity Travel!

Each yr considering the fact that 2007, we have inspired audience to give to Penny Arcade’s Child’s Perform charity, which gives toys and games to young ones being treated in hospitals all over the entire world. In latest many years, we’ve added the Electronic Frontier Basis to our yearly charity drive, aiding in their attempts to protect Online independence. This calendar year, as generally, we are providing some additional incentive for individuals donations by presenting donors a opportunity to win items of our big pile of seller-presented swag. We can not continue to keep it, and we you should not want it clogging up our offices. So it can be now yours to get.

This year’s swag pile is comprehensive of higher-price geek goodies. We have 39 prizes valued at more than $1,600 whole, including components, components, collectibles, smartwatches, attire, and additional. In 2020, Ars audience raised a history $58,000 for charity, contributing to a whole haul of much more than $394,000 considering the fact that 2007. We want to increase even more this calendar year, and we can do it if audience truly dig deep.

How it functions

Donating is quick. Simply donate to Child’s Participate in working with PayPal or donate to the EFF applying PayPal, credit rating card, or Bitcoin. You can also support Child’s Participate in immediately by finding an product from the Amazon would like checklist of a precise healthcare facility on its donation web page. Donate as considerably or as small as you sense cozy with—every little little bit will help.

When that is accomplished, it is time to sign up your entry in our sweepstakes. Just get a electronic copy of your receipt (a forwarded electronic mail, a screenshot, or only a cut-and-paste of the textual content) and send it to [email protected] with your identify, postal address, daytime telephone amount, and electronic mail deal with by 11:59 pm ET Friday, January 7, 2022. (One particular entry for every particular person, and each individual person can only gain up to a person prize. US inhabitants only. NO Obtain Important. See official procedures for more information, which includes how to enter without creating a donation. Also refer to the Ars Technica privateness policy.)

We are going to then call the winners and have them opt for their prize by January 31 (deciding on can take place in the purchase the winners are drawn).

The prizes

Hardware and gaming equipment

  • Razer Opus wireless headset
  • Forza Horizon 5 distinctive edition gamepad
  • Outriders personalized Xbox gamepad
  • PowerA Fusion Pro 2 wired gamepad
  • Game & Watch Coloration Screen Legend of Zelda
  • Razer Raiju mobile gamepad
  • Intel Analysis wireless charger


  • Room Jam 2 Xbox mailer (a few gamepads, Lebron James toy, collectible Bugs Bunny buying and selling card)
  • Dropped Judgment constrained version promo pack (drone, attractive complete-sized skateboard deck)
  • Kena: Bridge of Spirits limited edition push pack (glass tumbler, “Rot” plush toy, stickers, map)
  • G4 relaunch restricted version promo pack (scented candle, gown, outsized pillow, D&D dice) x2
  • Outriders Enoch Survival Package (4x leather-based coasters, black t-shirt, mug, carabiner) x2
  • Journey to the Savage Planet Martin Tweed CEO bobblehead and magnet
  • Bomberman Fangamer plush toy
  • Sonic with Ring Funko Pop
  • Temple Run 2 posters x2
  • Hearth Emblem Fates silk bag
  • Furnite Ginkago 3D illusion Night Mild
  • YouTube Gaming “Streams and Staggers” board activity
  • Star Wars Finn minifig


  • Intel Analysis sweatshirt
  • Niantic Zenni sun shades
  • Niantic 9Twenty adjustable cap
  • Jansport fanny pack
  • Activity On socks
  • “Let’s Make a Deal” shirt and hat deal
  • Fuser shirt (Black, dimensions M) x3
  • Very same Wasp Feelers cellular gaming finger sleeves


  • Dying Gentle 2 “Scents of the Town” package deal
  • YouTube Gaming fleece blanket
  • Nintendo Switch Miir drinking water bottle
  • “Game Above” Area Invaders-themed mug
  • Mega Cat studios steel tumbler
  • Meat smacker tenderizing mallet
  • Creed Increase to Glory washcloth