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Special Labor Day George Washington Xbox Live Theme Proceeds Going Towards Charity

by Kyle Hilliard on Aug 26, 2014 at 03:21 PM

The Call of Duty Endowment and Microsoft have teemed up to create a special Labor Day George Washington theme whose proceeds will go veterans in need.

The theme, seen above available on Xbox 360, is designed by by artist Jason Heuser and is available to purchase here. You can download the theme with either a $1, $5, $10, or $20 purchase/donation. The proceeds benefit the Call of Duty endowment, which donates money to a number of non-profit organizations that specialize in connecting military veterans with high-value career opportunities.

For more on the Call of Duty endowment, head here. You can check out more details about the promotion by checking out the press release on page two.

CALL OF DUTY ENDOWMENT AND XBOX LIVE TO LAUNCH LABOR DAY FUNDRAISING CAMPAIGN, BEGINNING MONDAY, AUGUST 25
Gamers Donate to Get Special Theme and Support the Effort to Help Military Veterans Find Meaningful Jobs

SANTA MONICA, CA  - AUGUST 26, 2014  - The Call of Duty Endowment and Microsoft today announced a special Xbox Live Labor Day fundraising campaign, launching on August 26, that will give gamers the opportunity to access a unique Xbox 360 theme by making a donation to the Endowment and, in the process, helping military veterans find meaningful jobs.

The special theme, designed by artist Jason Heuser and featuring George Washington will be available on the Xbox Live Marketplace dashboard by making a donation in one of several denominations to directly support the Call of Duty Endowment. The Endowment funds and advises the most effective non-profit organizations connecting military veterans with high-value career opportunities.  To date, the Endowment has funded the placement of over 5,400 veterans into good jobs. To purchase the special theme and to make a donation, head to the following link: http://www.xbox.com/en-US/Search?q=call%20of%20duty%20endowment#Games

"Thanks to Microsoft and Xbox, we have an incredible opportunity to not only raise money for the Endowment, but also to engage millions of gamers in the cause of giving veterans access to high quality careers," said Dan Goldenberg, executive director of the Call of Duty Endowment. "This campaign is going to help put veterans to work."

About the Call of Duty Endowment:
The Call of Duty Endowment is a non-profit, public benefit corporation conceived by Bobby Kotick, CEO of Activision Blizzard. The organization seeks to help veterans find high quality careers by supporting groups that prepare them for the job market and by raising awareness of the value vets bring to the workplace. For more information about the Call of Duty Endowment, please visit www.callofdutyendowment.org.