GamesAid is the UK Games Industry's charity - it acts as an umbrella organisation, raising funds and then redistributing them to numerous small UK-based charities who support children and young people. In 2014 they supported seven charities - Accuro, Lifelites, Safe at Last, Special Effect, Action for Kids and MAPS.
GamesAid funding is ESSENTIAL to these charities. The 2015 list of nominated charities has been revealed and GamesAid need you to vote on who you believe most deserves their support.
Not an easy choice as all charities carry out crucial work with kids with differing needs but information about each charity and what they do is provided so you can make an informed decision.
It takes less than 5 minutes to vote, costs you nothing and WILL make a difference so if you are a member of GamesAid and a member of the UK games industry get online now and do your bit. If you are not already a member of GamesAid, you can join for free – anyone who works in the UK games industry is eligible. Head on over to the registration page here.
GamesJobsDirect.com & Gravity Recruitment Support Safe@Last
James Squires, Managing Director at Gravity Recruitment & GamesJobsDirect.com said “Gravity Recruitment & GamesJobsDirect have supported SAFE@LAST for several years and we’re delighted to be in a position to again nominate them to receive funding from GamesAid. SAFE@LAST is a small but fantastic charity making a real difference to the lives of vulnerable young runaways in South Yorkshire and I know what a difference GamesAid funding has made to their work.”
He added “Every day SAFE@LAST keep children safe supporting them through a huge range of issues. This is the easiest way to make a massive difference. Voting if free and takes just a few minutes – we’ll be casting our vote and hope others in the games industry will vote for them too.”
Who will you support?
To see further details on the nominated charities’ work and to vote for your chosen charity, GamesAid members should head to the members area, login and make their selection via the voting mechanism.
Voting began at 12 noon on Monday 7th September and finishes at 12 noon on Monday 14th September so don’t miss your chance to make a difference.