London, Brighton&Watford events raise money for GamesAid
London, 25 th July 2012– GamesAid, a UK games industry charity for children and young people, has announced thanks to the efforts of its members and supporters it has raised over£80,000 in the last week.
The Develop Poker Night sponsored by Relentless Software and organised by Mark Ward raised£4,470. The London 10K team of twelve runners sponsored by NCsoft with runners from Target Media, Bethesda, Konami, NCsoft and Microsoft raised£2,302. Samantha Whale also ran the London 10K and raised£840. The GamesAid Quiz Night organised by Jamie Firth and Richie Churchill and sponsored by 505 Games raised£1,080. Add to this over£70,000 raised so far from The Gem GamesAid Golf&Spa day organised by Richard Stickler, Emilie George, Keeley Munden and Louise Powell and July has been a truly amazing month for GamesAid.
The nomination and voting process for the charities that the members of GamesAid will support in 2012/13 will be open on the 30 th of July and will run for two weeks. Anyone in the games industry can become a member of GamesAid and therefore nominate a charity to be put forward for the vote. Games industry people can become GamesAid members online at www.gamesaid.org.
The 2012 GamesAid video can be seen at the GamesAid YouTube channel at http://youtu.be/yOM_efSy2Lo
All fundraising donations are gratefully received at www.justgiving.com/gamesaid