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GamesAid voting starts next week

The UK games industry can decide which charities will receive a record-breaking amount of money from GamesAid next week. From September 7th for one week, GamesAid members can vote from a list of charities that have already been put forward by the games industry. Due diligence to ensure the charities …

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Just hours left in GamesAid charity nominations

The UK games industry has until Midnight tonight to nominate charities that could receive thousands of pounds from GamesAid. But you can only do that if you’re a member of the charity. You can join for absolutely nothing right here. You need to be a member of the UK games …

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GamesAid charity nominations are open right now

The UK games industry can now nominate charities to receive thousands of pounds from GamesAid. But you can only do that if you’re a member of the charity. You can join for absolutely nothing right here. You need to be a member of the games industry to join. It has …

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Nominations open for 2015 GamesAid charities later this month 

The UK games industry can nominate charities to receive thousands of pounds from GamesAid, later this month. Between August 17th and August 28th, GamesAid members can put forward organisations they feel are deserving of receiving some of the funds it has raised. Only members of GamesAid are able to nominate …

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Full House: GamesAid industry poker tournament raises almost £7,000 for charity

GamesAid broke its own poker tournament fundraising record earlier this week, with the industry chipping in almost 7,000 towards the charity. Relentless Software, the developer behind the Buzz! series of quiz titles, served as one of the sponsors of the evening, as well as the host of the event at …

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GamesAid: A Short History

GamesAid is the spiritual successor to games industry charitable initiatives SoftAid in the 1980s and ESC (The Entertainment Software Charity) in the early noughties, both led by Rod Cousens. GamesAid was formed in late 2007 by the Trustees, Greg Ingham (who was chair, ex CEO of Future Publishing and founder …

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Why you should get involved in GamesAid

Out of all the things that the UK games industry has achieved over the past decade, GamesAid must stand as the best. The industry charity has raised well over 1.2m since it launched to support children from all walks of life. Yet its impact goes beyond changing the lives of …

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GamesAid Tenner raises £3,088 at MCV Awards 2015

Games industry charity GamesAid raised more than 3,000 at last week’s MCV Awards. Attendees of the event were invited to give via either envelope – of which there was one on each table – or by text, by texting GAID1010 to 70070 in order to donate 10. The total amount …

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