Hospitopia and JUMBiES Play Social Games for Children's Miracle Network Hospitals

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Social Game Hospitopia Integrates JUMBiES Supporting CausePlay's Mission To Raise Money For Charity With Every Click

A revolution in social gaming has just arrived via a new game called Hospitopia. Perched at the intersection of social games and social good, Hospitopia launched on Facebook in 2011 in partnership with Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals. The cause-based social game helps raise funds through social gaming.

“We believe with the sheer numbers of people playing games in the social space, creating games that generate funds for worthy causes will revolutionize the way people support and give to the causes they hold dear,” said Jonas Hudson, founding partner and President of CausePlay, the company behind Hospitopia.

Hospitopia has partnered with JUMBiES, a plush toy company that has integrated a “mini-JUMBiES game” in Hospitopia as well as other game components. Players for the next five months starting today will be able to choose a CMNH hospital to play for and earn a donation of 50 JUMBiES for the kids in the preferred hospital! A grand total of 250 JUMBiES will be donated during the run of the promotion.

Within each game, CausePlay will offer sponsors the ability to seamlessly integrate their brand into the Hospitopia game. CausePlay calls the technique Cause Integration, and it promises to revolutionize product placement, consumer engagement and brand building

“We are excited to be working with CausePlay and their partner Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals. Hospitopia is a great vehicle to gain awareness and charitable donations for a worthy organization. We are proud to be associated with it”, said Stefan Marc, CEO of Jumbieland Industries, LLC (JUMBiES)

“Combining physical distribution and marketing with our partner, JUMBIES, we are able to reach a larger audience. Hospitopia will enjoy branding and messaging on Jumbies products at retail, directing players to the game, and JUMBiES will enjoy Cause Integration and the benefits of their own mini-game, said Hudson.

CausePlay has three additional games currently in production, each funding a different cause and set to enter the marketplace throughout 2011 and early 2012. Additionally, the company will launch a promotion via Facebook in May asking the public to vote on a nonprofit or cause they would like to see the company create a game concept for in 2012.

About Hospitopia

To Play go to http://www.hospitopia.com. Hospitopia, the hospital social game launched by CausePlay, LLC and benefiting Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals, allows the end user to create and operate their own virtual hospital while generating real funds to help children around the country. CausePlay will donate 10% of all game revenue to Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals to further their mission. The more you play, the more we give. Hospitopia, helping kids with every click. To play visit http://www.hospitopia.com.

About JUMBIES (“The Original Jumbled Babies”)
JUMBiES which stands for Jumbled Babies are the a result of the storks who were delivering baby animals accidentally crashing into each other and Jumbling them all up! So a Duck and a Monkey becomes a Duckey!...and a Dingo and a Bat a becomes a Dingbat! JUMBiES plush animals ignite the imagination of children and adults alike. They are a must have for every child, bringing happiness and joy with every hug! Please go to http://www.jumbieland.com for more information.

About CausePlay

CausePlay, LLC. a social gaming company, was founded on the idea that games can make a difference. As part of the company’s business model, each CausePlay game in the marketplace aligns with a worthy nonprofit and generates funds for the cause throughout the life of the game. The company takes social gaming to the next level by activating social change. CausePlay is located in Manhattan Beach, California. To learn more visit http://www.4causeplay.com.

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