Helping children through charitable causes is always a noble effort. It can be a fun effort too when it comes to games like JetPack Santa.

JetPack Santa has been designed as part of the UK charity Prince’s Trust ‘Million Maker Challenge 2011′ project. It’s an initiative dedicated to raising money to help young people get back into work in deprived areas across the United Kingdom. As anyone who’s experienced the job market around the world recently, it’s tough out there, and young people need all the help they can get. The Prince’s Trust does precisely that.

Developed by volunteers at Hewlett Packard and in partnership with the Serious Games Institute at Coventry University, JetPack Santa isn’t just a honorable purchase to make. It’s also a fun and seasonal game with Santa needing to fly around the world to deliver presents to children. It’s a great way to get into the festive spirit and help some deserving young people too.

It’s out now for the iPad, priced at $1.99.

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