December is coming up soon and I have something interesting to share. I will be doing a gaming charity event from the first to the twelfth of December. It’s 12 Days, 12 Charities, 1 Place to be.
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12 Days of Giving Charity Event – Starts Dec 1st!
Hi, I’m Ross from many places around TG and I have a special announcement for you guys and Twitch followers/viewers. Previously, I have done my first Extra Life last year and this year, I’m back with something different.
TwitchAlerts are holding an event called 12 Days of Giving! It’s a charity event that lasts for 12 days, supporting a new charity every singe day.
Below are all the details you need!
Between the 1st of December and the 12th, 50% of donations made through here: http://twitchalerts.com/donate/rosshoare will go to the charity of that day.
I will be live streaming on all days on http://twitch.tv/RossHoare from 8PM GMT (3PM EST) on most days. (Check my channel schedule for times) I will personally read every donation message and do QnA’s throughout.
1st – Save the Children
Save the Children invests in childhood — every day, in times of crisis and for our future. In the United States and around the world, we give children a healthy start, the opportunity to learn and protection from harm.
By transforming children’s lives now, we change the course of their future and ours.
Since December 1 is #GamingTuesday all donations up to 100k are doubled!
2nd – Child’s Play
Child’s Play is a game industry charity dedicated to improving the lives of children with toys and games in our network of over 220 facilities worldwide, including hospitals and domestic abuse shelters.
Over the years, you as a community have answered the call and come together to raise millions of dollars.
3rd – Gamechanger
GameChanger Charity’s mission is to improve the lives of children and families suffering from cancer & other life-threatening illnesses.
GameChanger makes an impact by delivering meaningful services directly to hospital patients & staff, awarding financial aid & college scholarships, delivering video game gift packages and hosting unique online gaming events.
4th – St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital
St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital is leading the way the world understands, treats and defeats childhood cancer and other life-threatening diseases. Everything we do is centered on finding cures and saving children.
St. Jude freely shares the breakthroughs it makes, so doctors and scientists worldwide can use that knowledge to save thousands more children.
5th – Able Gamers
The AbleGamers Foundation, aims to improve the overall quality of life for those with disabilities through the power of video games.
Video games allow individuals with disabilities to experience situations that may be difficult or limited in the real world, provide social networking opportunities to maintain mental and emotional health, and participate in one of the world’s largest pastimes.
6th – International Bipolar Foundation
International Bipolar Foundation (IBPF) was founded in 2007 by four mothers of children diagnosed with bipolar disorder.
Their desire to ensure a better future for their children and others affected by this illness resulted in an organization with the mission to improve understanding and treatment of bipolar disorder through research; promote care and support resources for individuals and caregivers; and erase stigma through education.
7th – Call of Duty Endowment
The Call of Duty Endowment is a nonprofit that helps unemployed veterans get high-quality jobs after their military service. So far, we’ve funded the placement of over 17,000 veterans, but with a high unemployment rate for young vets, there is still more work to do.
8th – SpecialEffect
SpecialEffect works to put fun and inclusion back into the lives of people with physical disabilities by helping them to play video games. By providing access to technology ranging from modified joypads to eye-control, SpecialEffect helps people to play to the very best of their abilities. By leveling the playing field, they aim to bring families and friends together and have a profoundly positive impact on therapy, confidence and rehabilitation.
9th – American Cancer Society
The American Cancer Society is the nationwide, community-based, voluntary health organization dedicated to eliminating cancer as a major health problem by preventing cancer, saving lives, and diminishing suffering from cancer, through research, education, advocacy, and service.
10th – Mercy For Animals
Mercy For Animals is dedicated to preventing cruelty to farmed animals and promoting compassionate food choices and policies. We serve as a voice for animals through proactive consumer education initiatives, cruelty investigations, corporate outreach, and legal advocacy.
11th – Doctor’s Without Borders
Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is an independent international medical humanitarian organization that provides aid to people in more than 70 countries whose survival is threatened by violence, neglect, or catastrophe,marily due to armed conflict, epidemics, malnutrition, exclusion from health care, or natural disasters.
12th – Operation Supply Drop
Founded in 2010, Operation Supply Drop brings Veterans and Civilian Supporters together. We are the most-generationally relevant veteran support organization on the planet serving US, NATO and ANZAC veterans via 3 primary programs: The Teams, Supply Drops & Thank You Deployments.
Come and join me for the whole event at http://twitch.tv/RossHoare and donate at any time throughout the event to support your favorite charities!