Today, we’re highlighting some of the great charity work that gamers are capable of.
Twitch Stream Aid raised a whopping $2,766,857.12 this past weekend. Some of pop culture’s biggest musicians and entertainers helped raise the funds that will go toward COVID-19 Solidary Response Fund for the World Health Organization (WHO) powered by the United Nations Foundation.
Gamers Outreach Gamers for Giving event raised $665,985 (at the time of writing). Gamers took small shifts raising money from their communities by playing games on the event’s channel. Gamers Outreach is a charity organization that provides recreation to children in hospitals through the power of video games and the gaming community.
Games Done Quick (GDQ) announced that they will be postponing Summer Games Done Quick (SGDQ) until August. In the meanwhile they will hold an online event starting April 17th called Corona Relief Done Quick. You can find all the details about their new schedule here.
Who says The Witcher only fights monsters? Seems like he’s pretty good at fighting COVID-19 as well. CD Projekt Red are donating $1 million to help fight COVID-19. Co-founder and joint CEO Marcin Iwinski announced the donation on LinkedIn, saying “We’d like to thank all the brave souls who fight for our well-being every day and hope these funds help in your effort to rid us of the virus.”