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Entries in 'charity' (19)

Rovio teams up with Room to Read to promote global literacy

Rovio teams up with Room to Read to promote global literacy


Players of Angry Birds Epic are now able to donate to literacy charity Room to Read by buying an in-game item.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 19th 2014 at 1:40PM in News
PICTURES: GamesAid's Cologne to Brighton bike ride

PICTURES: GamesAid's Cologne to Brighton bike ride

Members of the games industry cycling from Gamescom in Cologne back to Brighton have raised over £4,500 for GamesAid.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Aug 22nd 2014 at 12:59PM in News
GamesAid opens nominations for 2014 charities

GamesAid opens nominations for 2014 charities

Members of games industry charity GamesAid can now put forward organisations for possible support this year.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Aug 7th 2014 at 11:47AM in News
Humble Store purchases surpass $1m in charitable contributions

Humble Store purchases surpass $1m in charitable contributions

Humble Store customers have generated more than $1m in charitable contributions with their purchases, Humble Bundle organizers have announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jun 24th 2014 at 6:06AM in News

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New mobile game gives money to industry charities

New mobile game gives money to industry charities

Red Kite Games is launching a free game called Firefly Runner tomorrow (June 5th) for iOS, Android and Kindle Fire.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jun 4th 2014 at 5:11PM in News
Hackers attack Operation Supply Drop charity drive

Hackers attack Operation Supply Drop charity drive

Military fund drive 8-Bit Salute of Operation Supply Drop was attacked by hackers over the weekend, organizers have confirmed.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on May 18th 2014 at 6:42AM in News
PS4 up for grabs in GamesAid Grand National Sweepstake

PS4 up for grabs in GamesAid Grand National Sweepstake

Industry charity GamesAid is giving one generous soul the chance to win a PlayStation 4.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Apr 3rd 2014 at 11:46AM in News
Get-Well Gamers comes to the UK

Get-Well Gamers comes to the UK

Video game charity Get-Well Gamers has added its 200th member hospital.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Mar 4th 2014 at 12:15PM in News

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Child's Play raises $7.6m in 2013

Child's Play raises $7.6m in 2013

Video game-focused charity Child's Play raised a record $7.6m for children in hospitals and domestic violence shelters last year.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jan 3rd 2014 at 7:55AM in News
Go on, empty that cupboard...

Go on, empty that cupboard...

Gamesaid has begun a Christmas campaign to get games firms to donate unwanted merchandise to its eBay activity.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 6th 2013 at 10:01AM in News
Humble Bundle now has a Humble Store

Humble Bundle now has a Humble Store

Popular PC games discounter Humble Bundle has gone live with its new dedicated storefront.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 12th 2013 at 9:25AM in News

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GamesAid names charity winners as donations hit record amount

GamesAid names charity winners as donations hit record amount

The five charities that will receive a share of the £260,000 raised by games industry charity GamesAid have been named.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 26th 2013 at 4:14PM in News
New SimCity DLC to give 80% of revenue to Red Cross

New SimCity DLC to give 80% of revenue to Red Cross

The next piece of DLC for EA’s SimCity will allow gamers to improve the real-world as well as their fictional hangouts.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 18th 2013 at 1:34PM in News
GamesAid 2013 charity voting closes this Saturday

GamesAid 2013 charity voting closes this Saturday

Time is running out to vote for the six charities in with a shot of grabbing GamesAid funding in the year ahead.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 11th 2013 at 11:47AM in News
GamesAid 2013 charity voting now open

GamesAid 2013 charity voting now open

The six charities in with a shot of grabbing GamesAid funding this year have been named.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 3rd 2013 at 9:57AM in News

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GamesAid gets a cut of EA's Humble Origin Bundle

GamesAid gets a cut of EA's Humble Origin Bundle

Electronic Arts is giving a slice of the cash raised by its current Humble Bundle to UK games industry charity GamesAid.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Aug 23rd 2013 at 4:08PM in News
EA Origin Humble Bundle breaks records

EA Origin Humble Bundle breaks records

The latest Humble Bundle has become the fastest selling in the charity’s history.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 15th 2013 at 10:31AM in News
GamesAid opens nominations for 2013 charities

GamesAid opens nominations for 2013 charities

Members of games industry charity GamesAid are now able to nominate charities for possible support in 2013.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 5th 2013 at 9:29AM in News