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GamesAid announces Eurogamer, Codemasters, Nintendo as company partners

Monday, 22nd June 2009 13:43 GMT By Mike

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GamesAid, a UK games industry charity for children and young people, announced its first company partners, including Codemasters, Eurogamer and Nintendo amongst others.

“GamesAid is all about inclusiveness and raising awareness, whilst at the same time keeping our running costs as low as possible,” said GamesAid chairman, Andy Payne.

“This partnership scheme recognises those companies who have committed to help GamesAid by raising awareness and funds and also contributing services on a pro bono basis.”

Want to get involved? There’s a charity poker tournament at the Grosvenor Casino, Brighton during the Develop Conference & Expo in Brighton in July. So get saving. Players can register here.

Full thing after the break.

GAMESAID ANNOUNCES COMPANY PARTNERS
Games Industry Charity Company Partnership Scheme
Announces Launch Partners

22nd June 2009, London – GamesAid, a UK games industry charity for children and young people, today announced its first company partners, including Codemasters, Eurogamer, Fink Creative, Gem, Gem Creative, Intent Media, Logitech, Mastertronic, Nintendo, Osborne Clark, Relentless Software, Sony Computer Entertainment Europe, The Producers and THQ.

The companies are the first to join the GamesAid Company Partnership Scheme and have provided services and financial contributions key to the launch and ongoing success of the popular games industry charity.

“GamesAid is all about inclusiveness and raising awareness, whilst at the same time keeping our running costs as low as possible. This partnership scheme recognises those companies who have committed to help GamesAid by raising awareness and funds and also contributing services on a pro bono basis,” commented Andy Payne, Chairman, GamesAid.

The GamesAid Company Partnership Scheme comes hot on the heels of the launch of the individual membership scheme and companies involved in the computer and video game industry can find out how to become partners at www.gamesaid.org.

Forthcoming GamesAid events include a charity poker tournament at the Grosvenor Casino, Brighton during the Develop Conference & Expo in Brighton in July. Players can register at www.justgiving.com/gamesaidpokerdevelop09.

All fundraising donations are gratefully received at www.justgiving.com/gamesaid.

-ENDS

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