The Scottish Tech Army, ScotlandIS, CodeClan and OSCR, are hosting the first Tech for Good Summit, online, on April 28th 2021.
Digital Xtra Fund, the charity which enables young people across Scotland to learn valuable new digital skills has received a donation of £25,000 from Chroma Ventures to support its annual grants programme.
The Rock Trust is hosting a videogames streamathon this April. Running from 2nd to the 16th of April. Gamers will be given the opportunity to raise money and awareness for the 121,000 young people across the UK who currently face homelessness.
With Devices For All, Ukie is asking the UK games industry to donate its old laptops and computers so they can be given a new home in schools up and down the country.
Games charity GamesAid, is holding the "Stand Up for GamesAid" night on Tue DEC 15th, hosted by top stand-up comedian Imran Yusuf and featuring awesome improv crew, Shoot From The Hip.
Let's be honest, 2020 has been a fairly rough year for everybody. However, the games industry has been luckier than most. Many people have struggled with issues surrounding Covid-19, employers have struggled with the shift to remote working, but on the whole, the games industry has not only remained reasonably stable, but could be said to... Continue Reading →
Gaming against the Hostile Environment is a series of gaming fundraisers to support community groups and charities that actively tackle the UK governments Hostile Environment by supporting refugees and asylum seekers.
One Special Night is an evening of informative and entertaining punchy 10 minute talks by games industry legends to fundraise for Special Effect. It's a free livestream event, open to anyone - whether in the games industry, around it, or just a gamer eager to hear from the personailities behind some of the world's favourite... Continue Reading →
Some of the UK's leading developers have joined forces with the Department of Culture Media and Sport to include essential health messages to players across the country. Games created in the UK, including Candy Crush Saga, Sniper Elite 4, DiRT Rally 2.0 and Farm Heroes now carry the information: Stay at Home, Protect the NHS,... Continue Reading →
Have you heard about Thanks Gaming yet? It's a new charity group which aims to raise money for good causes through gaming. Organiser Tom Welsh asked if we'd let everyone know about the organisation... ThanksGaming is a new Glasgow based fundraising team, and we play gaming marathons to raise money for good causes. This is... Continue Reading →