Launches Free Charity Word Game to Donate Clean Drinking Water

Every correct word will donate five ounces of clean drinking water to the charity: water nonprofit organization.

Santa Monica, CA, September 01, 2008 --( has launched a free charity word game that lets visitors donate unlimited clean drinking water to communities living in poverty. The online donation game gives players a unique and addictive word game that plays like a multiple choice crossword puzzle. For every puzzle answered correctly, will automatically donate to charity five ounces of clean drinking water on their behalf. The charity word game is free to play, and visitors can participate for as long as they want. The free donations to charity quickly add up after just a few minutes of using the website.

“Right now, over a billion people on the planet don't have access to safe, clean drinking water,” said Founder Tom Bak. “Unsafe water and lack of basic sanitation cause 80% of all sickness and disease, and kill more people every year than all forms of violence, including war. Free charity donations made by visitors of provide a solution to this very serious problem.”

There are over 10,000 puzzles in the custom game database, and many more will be added soon. Players are able to submit their own word puzzles to the database for others to play. Players can see the daily and monthly amounts of water donated by on the Progress page. The site also has an extensive FAQ section to help raise the player’s awareness of the importance of water. automatically adjusts the game’s difficulty level as the player solves more word puzzles. The game is a fun experience that people of any skill level will enjoy. The puzzles themselves are creative and can draw on diverse areas of knowledge. These features will keep visitors coming back for more donation sessions, and subsequently donating more clean drinking water to charity.

Water donations raised by will be transferred to the nonprofit organization charity: water. This organization is able to use 100 percent of the money it raises to directly fund water and sanitation projects in some of the poorest communities in Africa and Asia. In just 18 months, charity: water has funded over 600 water projects in 11 countries. charity: water uses a range of water solutions, such as hand-dug wells, deep wells (boreholes), rehabilitations, spring protections, rainwater harvesting schemes, and biosand filters.

About is a new initiative to help raise funds for clean drinking water in developing communities. By giving website users fun word games to play, the website will fight international poverty.

Tom Bak