One Gamer Fund, 7 Great Charities

20205675_10154908765629952_2085036830_oThe IGDA Foundation is proud to announce its participation in One Gamer Fund, an initiative to benefit seven game-related charities.

We’re working with Able Gamers, Child’s Play, Games For Change, Global Game Jam, Stack-Up, and Take This to make a meaningful impact in our community.  Each of these organizations is a 501(c)3 registered charity, and works to support gamers, or game developers, in an important way:

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Able Gamers works to improve accessibility in video games so that everyone can have a great gaming experience.  childsplay_logo_sm

Child’s Play improves the lives of children in hospitals and domestic violence shelters through the power of play.

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Games for Change empowers game creators and social innovators to drive real-world change through games.

GGJ00_Logo_Full_CMYKThe Global Game Jam is a worldwide initiative, culminating in an event held every January, to introduce the joy of making games to individuals and communities around the world.

WAOXf3RzThe IGDA Foundation works to support diversity and inclusivity in game development through its scholarships and other programs, increasing the funnel of diverse talent entering game development, helping companies create a more inclusive environment, and retaining diverse talent already in the industry.

Stack-Up Logo, Basic WhiteStack-Up supports military service members and veterans through their love of video games, bringing veterans to gaming events and providing video games to military servicemen around the world.

RGB-ColorLogo-VertTake This works to educate, inform, and advocate for game developers and gamers about mental health issues.

You can support these amazing charities, and the One Gamer Fund, in a variety of ways.  
Donate today through Paypal to have your gift shared between the charities.



 

Purchase games from Good Shepherd on Steam; Good Shepherd is generously donating 50% of their proceeds from sales of their titles on Steam from September 21-24.

Buy an exclusive One Gamer Fund t-shirt from The Yetee.

Watch some amazing streams on Twitch, or host your own to benefit the One Gamer Fund.  Featured streams include:

Friday, 9/22:  ThatBronzeGirl

Friday, 9/22:  KatiePetersPlay

Friday 9/22:  CuteNoob18

Saturday 9/23:  JustSeum

Saturday 9/23-Sunday 9/24:  ZombiUnicorn

Sunday 9/24:  RockstarTragedy

Thanks for your support of this amazing partnership between seven great charities!