ESA Foundation’s eBay Charity Auction Begins Friday, October 7, 2005

ESA FOUNDATION’s eBay CHARITY
AUCTION BEGINS Friday, October 7, 2005

WHAT: The sixth annual computer and
video game industry charity auction, featuring rare computer and video games and
memorabilia, benefiting children’s charities will held on eBay from Friday,
October 7 through Friday, October 14. Hundreds of items will be auctioned
including:

A 6 ft., lifesize statue of Master
Chief from Halo A PlayStation 2 signed by the cast of Alias Tickets to private
parties at E3Expo

WHEN: Friday, October 7
through Friday, October 14, 2005

WHERE: Items in this year’s
charity auction will be available on eBay at
http://tinyurl.com/dp4oc 

WHY: The auction is presented
by the ESA Foundation and will be held in conjunction with the computer and
video game industry’s annual “Nite to Unite for Kids” charity dinner benefiting
children’s charities.

The ESA Foundation was created by
the American interactive entertainment software industry to support and provide
opportunities that can make a difference in the lives of America’s youth. The
Foundation is fully supported by proceeds from "A Nite to Unite—for Kids," its
annual fund-raiser that has raised more than more than $6.7 million in the last
six years. The Foundation provided grants to support: Boys and Girls Clubs of
America; Delinquency Prevention Initiative – Year three, Juvenile Diabetes
Research Foundation, Web Wise Kids, Just Think Foundation, YouthVision
Challenge, Students Against Violence Everywhere (SAVE) project, the expansion of
the Boys & Girls Clubs of Oakland Computer Learning Center, Starlight Starbright
Foundation, PAX, Inc, Association of Hole in the Wall Camps and Work
Achievement, Values and Education (WAVE). For more information, please visit

www.theESA.com/foundation