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Support 7 gaming charities this weekend with One Gamer Fund event

A new fundraising initiative to support seven worldwide gaming charities is to take place this weekend. Dubbed the One Gamer Fund, all money raised over the next three days will then be shared between the supported organisations, which include AbleGamers, Child’s Play, Games for Change, Global Game Jam, IGDA Foundation, …

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$25m Call of Duty Endowment comes to the UK – charity microtransaction will help veterans find good jobs

After huge success in the US, Activision is bringing its Call of Duty Endowment programme to the UK. Funded by an in-game purchase in Call of Duty: Black Ops III, the charity will provide grants to help UK armed-forces veterans find ‘high-quality’ employment. For Call of Duty players, the Call …

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Tim Schafer backs SpecialEffect’s One Special Day fundraiser

Double Fine Productions founder Tim Schafer has backed SpecialEffect’s tenth anniversary One Special Day fundraiser, releasing a video message (which you can view below) calling the industry to action. A vice president of the charity, Schafer has urged other CEOs and decision makers in the worldwide gaming industry to follow …

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Wired Productions unveils mental health awareness campaign

The Town of Light publisher Wired Productions just announced a partnership with non-profit charity Take This, which aims to provide support and information about mental health issues. This partnership marks the beginning of a year-long campaign to raise awareness and bring ongoing attention to the importance of mental health issues,” …

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Twitch has raised over $75m for charity since launch

Raising money for charity has always been an important part of Twitch’s mission statement, but now the streaming platform has announced it’s raised over $75m for over 100 charities since it first launched. High profile charity drives include speed-running event Games Done Quick, which this year raised $2.2m for the …

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