Nintendo DS games for kids with cancer...this was the idea that a little boy battling leukemia had. He wanted to make it a reality and our supporters did.
Today, each child newly diagnosed with cancer at Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh has the opportunity to receive an age appropriate gaming distraction. We provide Nintendo DS systems, DS games, tablets, and I Tunes cards to the Child Life specialist team. For the youngest children, we offer electronic crib activities. Genre feels these games are ‘super important’ to pass the countless hours spent in treatment and transfusions. The games really are priceless.
How can you help? Please consider donating Itunes, Netflix and Amazon cards in $25 increments. We also accept Nintendo 3DS game systems and cartridges. Because these children have compromised immune systems, we are unable to accept used games.
The games really do matter….One chemotherapy treatment can run over five hours. A red blood cell transfusion takes around three hours. The games help the children escape what is happening around them. Games really do matter to sick kids.