YoVille: Rally Your Friends and Protect the Gulf

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YoVille Protect the Gulf
The Charity Pet will be coming soon to YoVille. YoVille has teamed up with Audubon to help raise money to fund the rescue efforts in the Gulf and protect the animals fallen victim to the catastrophic oil spill. Platinum Ninja has posted an Official Blog on YoVille.com. Read how you can help out after the jump.Hey Everyone,

Help YoVille and Audubon protect the wildlife in the Gulf's habitat!! Coming Soon! After this catastrophic oil spill, we want to team up and help raise money to fund the rescue efforts in the Gulf to protect these animals and the future of our planet. Let's check out how YoVille and the Audubon is helping Protect the Gulf and find out how you can help out too!!

YoVille and Audubon

To help aid this disaster YoVille will be giving players an opportunity to purchase Charity Pets. 50% of all proceeds from these special creatures will support the recovery effort and help Audubon Society protect this wildlife and habitat.

The Audubon Society's Mission: "Audubon's mission is to conserve and restore natural ecosystems, focusing on birds, other wildlife, and their habitats for the benefit of humanity and the earth's biological diversity." To check out more information about the Audubon Society please read here: http://www.audubon.org/

How You Can Help Save the Gulf!

Whether it is purchasing a Charity Pet or Rallying your friends you can help spread the word about this terrible oil spill and get involved. Wouldn't it be awesome to help protect the Gulf's Wildlife and habitat while playing your favorite game at the same time Well you can so let's find out how you can help!

Charity Pet
YoVille Help Save the Gulf
Coming soon we'll be releasing 4 new Charity Pets to help support the efforts to repair the damage caused to their ecosystem. There will be one new pet per week, for a total of four weeks, which will be available to purchase. Expect to see a Pelican, Sea Turtle, Otter and more! Remember, YoVille will be forking over half of all of the proceeds from these pets that will go to help protect the Gulf.

To purchase a Charity Pet you will click on the Protect the Gulf Icon in the upper right hand corner. You will then receive a dialog and preview of the pet available that week to buy. If you want to help out click "Buy Pet" and purchase this pet!

Also, after you buy this pet you will be able to let your friends know that you protected the Gulf by posting a Feed that your friends can click in on to help too. Make sure to share how you are trying to make a difference with your friends and do your part!

Rally your Friends
YoVille Rally your friends
You can also help spread the word by Rallying your Friends. To Rally your Friends you will need to click the Protect the Gulf Icon and then click Rally your Friends. This will post a feed to your friends to let them know you are helping protect the Gulf.

We will be giving you an extra incentive to spread the word around this catastrophic disaster. If 10 of your Friends click in on your Help Save the Gulf Feed you will receive an Exclusive Balloon which you can carry all over YoVille. So make sure to Rally your Friends by posting these feeds and clicking in through your friend's feeds as well to help bring awareness to this Oil Spill and get an exclusive item.
YoVille Rally Your Friends Wall Post
Well that's about all folks! Stay tuned for this opportunity to help protect the gulf coming soon!! Most importantly tell your friends about this opportunity and share how easy it is to help out a habitat in need. This is your chance and ours to make a difference while playing YoVille! So let's all rally together and help out!

- Platinum Ninja

This article originally appeared on YoVille Lounge.
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