Independent Mac software developers have joined forces to raise funds for a Seattle-based children's charity, Child's Play.

Developers from Astoundit Software, Chimp Software, Clickable Bliss, Code Sorcery Workshop, Delicious Monster, Elgebar Studios, Flying Meat, Happy Apps, Houdah Software, Martian Technology, Mere Mortal Software, MK&C, Prosit Software, Red Sweater Software and RQS have got together for the initiative.

Child's Play raises funds to buy toys and games for US children stuck in hospital during the Christmas period. It has raised over a million dollars for this purpuse since it was founded in 2003.

Proceeds from sales of the various software titles on Thursday 7 December will be donated to the charity.

More information is available here.