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Momentum continues for GamesAid charity

Minimum of £11,000 to be donated to five different groups

Momentum for industry charity GamesAid continues to grow, with over 320 member now signed up as more initiatives bring in a steady stream of donations for the organisation.

The group has recently named the five charity's it will be supporting this year are the Royal Hospital for Neuro Disability, The Willow Foundation, Action for Kids, Special Effect and Winston’s Wish – with a minimum of £11,000 to be donated to each.

Recent fund-raising activity has included Bethesda's Rebecca Lindon running the Birmingham half marathon, Thomas Fide completing the Stroud half marathon, and Sean Dromgoole of Some Research who raised money through a cricket match.

On November 15, Eurogamer's Matt Styles and Craig Munro will be competing in the Brooks Brighton 10km run, with those looking to sponsor the pair able to do so here.

And through auctions on ebay of unwanted publisher stock and gifts, GamesAid has managed to raise almost £5700 over the last five months.

More information on GamesAid is available on the official website, and regular updates from the organisation can be found on Twitter here.

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Matt Martin: Matt Martin joined GamesIndustry in 2006 and was made editor of the site in 2008. With over ten years experience in journalism, he has written for multiple trade, consumer, contract and business-to-business publications in the games, retail and technology sectors.
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