Just some of the prizes you could win by entering this year's sweepstakes.
Enlarge / Simply a few of the prizes you would win by coming into this 12 months’s sweepstakes.

Simply earlier than the vacation break, I implored you all to donate to the 2020 Ars Charity Drive sweepstakes and assist us beat our earlier annual Charity Drive file of $38,861. Within the weeks since, Ars readers have come by means of with flying colours. For those who weren’t a kind of readers, don’t fret—you continue to have one closing likelihood to hitch them at this time.

Up to now, over 700 readers have donated a file $51,000+ to both the Digital Frontier Basis or Kid’s Play as a part of the 2020 charity drive (Kid’s Play is now main within the donation totals by about $3,000). That is already an absolute shattering of 2016’s earlier annual file, and it brings the lifetime Ars Charity Drive haul near $390,000 since 2007.

At this time is the final day for the 2020 Charity Drive, so in case you missed your likelihood to offer in the course of the vacation break, do not delay! See under for directions on the best way to enter, and take a look at the Charity Drive kickoff publish for an entire record of obtainable prizes.

The way it works

Donating is simple. 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 record of a selected hospital on its donation web page. Donate as a lot or as little as you are feeling comfy with—each little bit helps.

As soon as that is completed, it is time to register your entry in our sweepstakes. Simply seize a digital copy of your receipt (a forwarded electronic 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 tackle, daytime phone quantity, and electronic mail tackle 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 the best way 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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