GamesAid announces successful charities for 2012

By Nick Akerman, Thursday, 27 September 2012 19:08 GMT

UK video games charity GamesAid has revealed the winners for its 2012 funding prize. Action For Kids, Jigsaw4U, Small Steps, Special Effect and The Willow Foundation received the plaudits and £36,000 in funding.

To have a chance of nabbing the prize each charity must have a turnover of £5 million or more. Running costs must also amount to 30% or less.

GamesAid raises its funding through a number of charity events. The Gem Golf and Spa Day, Gamescom to Brighton bike ride, Sega cricket match, Rising Star Games Vets Football and Eurogamer Expo party are a few of the highlights.

UK games industry members can join the charity right here.

Congratulations to all the winners!

Thanks, MCV.

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