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[CHARITY EVENT] #LythforAustralia

Australia bush fire relief announcement banner

Thank you so much to everyone who participated in the #LythforAustralia event! Thanks to everyone's donations, you managed to raise approximately $347 AUD for the listed charities working to aid the Australian bush fire relief! This is absolutely incredible and we are so thankful for everyone's generosity!

There are still a couple designs available that are also aimed to raise money for these charities, so the final total will end up being over $350 AUD!

Thank you all so much again! We look forward to holding more charity events in the future and hope that everyone enjoyed this event as well!

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Though this event has ended, the following text from the announcement remains for posterity:

The Realm of Lyth is holding a short charity event in order to help raise money for the Australia bush fire relief efforts!
During the course of this event (from January 19 - January 25), we will be offering a variety of designs and cosmetic items for sale.
100% of the proceeds will be going to various Australian charities.

We have three approved charities which can be donated to for this event:
The Red Cross
The Center of Disaster Philanthropy
The WWF

For proof, please screenshot the donation receipt!
The total amount donated and date of donation must be visible.
Your real name, address, and other personal information may be blacked out.

Of course, we also want to reward you for being a kind soul!

✦ Lythian Designs

Designs teaser banner

Pictured designs by: Jackalune, Raishiteru, Yams, and toripng

Over the course of the event, designs from the staff and guest artists will be available via flat sale, auction, and raffle.
They will be hosted on the creators' accounts and posted to the group gallery.
Only real currency will be accepted for these, as the goal is to raise money for charity!

✦ Collectible Creatures

Orch Collectible Creature

Orches (art by toripng)

With this event, we are introducing a new collectible creature species: the Orch!
You can read more about Orches on their species information page.

For the duration of the event, we will be hiding Orches and other collectible creatures around the DeviantArt group (and other official pages).
If you are the first to find them, they can be held by replying to the original comment (not their sta.sh post).
After your hold has been placed, you have 1 hour to make a donation of the required amount.
Then, comment again with a proof of donation and your site username.
After confirmation, we will link your new collectible creature to your site account!

✦ Hidden Collectibles ✦

[1.19] 1 Orch & 1 Rulat
[1.20] 1 Rulat
[1.21] 1 Orch & 1 Rulat
[1.22] 1 Rulat
[1.23] 1 Orch & 1 Rulat
[1.24] 1 Rulat

✦ Pets

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Frogdrate, Ecarena, and Krowala (art by Buntato)

We are offering three exclusive pets that are only available during this event!
They are available for $1 (Frogdrate), $5 (Frogdrate and Ecarena), and $10 (all three!) donations.
You will receive all pets valued at and under your donation amount; if you donate $10, you get all three of them!
You can also buy multiple sets with higher donation amounts!
To claim these pets, please provide a proof of donation and your site username as a reply to this comment.
Pets will be added to your site inventory and can then be attached to Lythians and nicknamed and displayed on their profiles.

✦ Spread the Word, Not the Fire

Messenger Kiklet
Messenger Kiklet (art by Buntato)


Last but not least, we are holding a free raffle.
To enter, you must post a DeviantArt journal, status, or poll advertising this event!
Then, comment with your ad here to receive one raffle ticket.

You can also earn additional tickets by making and posting promotional artwork.
Please draw your Lythian raising awareness for Australia in any way!
The artwork does not need to be fully rendered but must have some color.
You may create up to four pieces for four additional raffle tickets.
Please submit them to our #LythforAustralia Gallery Folder and also reply!

Your five possible raffle tickets are for these prizes:
1st Place: "Messenger" Kiklet ✦
2nd Place: 1 Orch Egg (MYO slot) ✦
3rd Place: 1 Orch Egg (MYO slot) ✦

And for every 10 entries, we will add an additional Orch Egg to the prize pool!
(You cannot win multiple prizes.)

✦ Achievement

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#LythforAustralia Achievement (art by Buntato)


An exclusive badge that will be proudly displayed in your achievement case on site!
This can be earned by anyone who sends in a donation for this event.
Those who cannot offer monetary support can still get this achievement by entering the raffle above with one piece of artwork!

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Thank you so much for participating in our little event and let's do our best to help out the bush fire relief efforts!
(If you have any questions/comments, please feel free to leave them as a reply here!)

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