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GameStop will host a Make-A-Wish donation program in its stores from May 1 to May 31, prompting customers to donate $1 or more in addition to their purchases. All proceeds in GameStop's donation program go directly to Make-A-Wish. Make-A-Wish grants the wishes of children diagnosed with life-thr...

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The San Jose State University ShrunkenHeadMan Club's Charity Committee is hosting Press Start: Nintendo Charity Gallery, a Nintendo-themed art exhibit and sale benefiting the Morgan Autism Center. The exhibit features more than 140 pieces of fan-created multimedia art honoring games like Super M...

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This Saturday, FX Game Exchange, a video game retailer in Plano, Texas, will be hosting a charity gaming event to benefit cancer-stricken high school student Alex McGuinness, though the event itself is not your typical pledge drive. "The 1up Gameathon for Alex is just like a 5k race - except ins...

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The sixth annual Gamers for Giving charity event goes down this coming weekend. On February 8 and 9, Twitch streams of Killer Instinct, Halo 4, League of Legends, Call of Duty: Ghosts and StarCraft 2 will attempt to raise funds to build custom gaming kiosks for children's hospitals and create video...

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Digital distributor Good Old Games announced that it raised $1.9 million for the World Wildlife Fund, Worldbuilders, and Gaming for Good during last year's Charity Promo, an event that offered a lineup of standout indie games in return for charitable donations. Ten studios took part in the promo...

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The AbleGamers Foundation, a nonprofit charity that helps makes gaming accessible for those with disabilities, raised more than $100,000 in 2013. AbleGamers told GamePolitics that the funds were gathered during events like Minethon and PAX East and were pooled with donations from businesses and liv...

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After losing her leg in a hit-and-run incident, Insomniac Games intern Ana Kessel faces mounting medical bills related to her treatment. In an effort to help Kessel, Insomniac has covered a new, Microsoft-donated Xbox One in signatures and put the console up for auction on eBay. The Xbox One is av...

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Awesome Games Done Quick, a charity marathon of video game speedruns that donates money raised to the Prevent Cancer nonprofit group, concluded its weeklong streaming session yesterday on what you might call "a high note:" a $100,000 surge during the group's final game pushed the donated total to m...

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You could probably trip your way into watching speedruns on the Internet at this point, but finding a week-long marathon of them in the name of charity? That's not an everyday thing! Awesome Games Done Quick has begun its crazy, fourth-annual set full of speedruns, which will take place from now u...

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An incredible holiday drive propelled Child's Play's annual fundraising to $7.6 million, a new record for the charity organization by more than $2 million. Considering that annual figure was at $2.5 million as recently as November, it's a remarkable achievement by Child's Play and its backers alike...

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Gaming for Good, a charity organization headed up by Internet personality Bachir Boumaaza (aka Athene), has successfully raised over $10 million for global youth advocacy group Save the Children as of this week. Gaming for Good offers up dozens of downloadable PC games that can be purchased usin...

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Community challenges for Zoo Tycoon players will benefit more than just virtual animals, thanks to donations from Microsoft. Each month, a new challenge will be issued by Zoo Tycoon developer Frontier. When the challenge has been completed, Microsoft will donate $10,000 to whichever nonprofit organ...

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It's the season of giving, and this year, iOS users will be entitled to share the love with Google's One Today app. Each day, users will be shown the details of a different non-profit and encouraged to make a $1 donation. It's a nominal amount, but the company's hoping people would challenge their...

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