Just some of the prizes you could win by entering this year's sweepstakes.
Enlarge / Simply a few of the prizes you might win by coming into this yr’s sweepstakes.

Should you’ve been too busy cruising the streets of Cyberpunk 2077 to participate on this yr’s Ars Technica Charity Drive sweepstakes, don’t fret. You continue to have time to donate to an excellent trigger and get an opportunity to win your share of $5,000 price of swag (no buy essential to win).

Up to now this yr, greater than 400 readers have donated over $23,000 to both the Digital Frontier Basis or Kid’s Play as a part of the charity drive (EFF is main within the donation totals by about $800, FWIW). That is attending to inside spitting distance of the roughly $33,000 we raised final yr and close by of the report $38,861 we raised in 2016.

With two-and-a-half weeks left till the charity drive wraps up on January 4, I do know we are able to attain new heights of generosity if all of us dig deep for an excellent trigger. See beneath for directions on find out how to enter, and take a look at the Charity Drive kickoff submit for an entire checklist of accessible prizes.

The way it works

Donating is straightforward. Merely donate to Kid’s Play utilizing PayPal or donate to the EFF utilizing PayPal, bank card, or Bitcoin. It’s also possible to help Kid’s Play instantly by choosing an merchandise from the Amazon want checklist of a selected hospital on its donation web page. Donate as a lot or as little as you’re feeling comfy with—each little bit helps.

As soon as that is accomplished, it is time to register your entry in our sweepstakes. Simply seize a digital copy of your receipt (a forwarded e mail, a screenshot, or just a cut-and-paste of the textual content) and ship it to ArsCharityDrive@gmail.com together with your identify, postal handle, daytime phone quantity, and e mail handle by 11:59pm ET Monday, January 4, 2021. (One entry per particular person, and every particular person can solely win as much as one prize. US residents solely. NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. See official guidelines for extra info, together with find out how to enter with out making a donation. Additionally consult with the Ars Technica privateness coverage.)

We’ll then contact the winners and have them select their prize by January 31 (selecting takes place within the order the winners are drawn). Good luck!


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