One Gamer Fund is The Avengers of Video Game Charities

first_imgStay on target Sorry, You Can’t Date Keanu Reeves in ‘Cyberpunk 2077”Star Wars Pinball’ Has Your Favorite Brand in Ball Form For all of its problems, one of the video game industry’s most admirable qualities is being able to rally its members around charities. When you’re fortunate enough to spend so much time thinking about entertainment, you can start to feel a little guilty. So good thing it’s not too hard to find a group using video games to give back.But you know what’s better than one video game charity? Seven video game charities teaming up like the Avengers of altruism. This fall’s greatest gaming crossover is the One Gamer Fund, and you can join them this weekend.One Gamer Fund unites seven of the most prominent charitable video game organizations: AbleGamers, Child’s Play, Games for Change, Global Game Jam, IGDA Foundation, Stack-Up, and Take This. Individually they’ve performed good deeds such as raising money for sick kids, helping games become more accessible for the differently abled, providing mental health services for gamers, and fostering a more diverse community of video game developers.Together, they’ll continue to do all that and more. By collaborating, the One Gamer Fund can share funds and knowledge to achieve its mission of improving the world with the generosity of the gaming community more effectively. “With One Gamer Fund, it’s never been easier to help some of the most distinguished gaming charities all at once,” said co-founder Seven Siegel in a statement.To celebrate its formation, the One Gamer Fund is asking you to chip in a variety of ways this weekend. You can watch One Gamer Fund streams on Twitch, purchase One Gamer Fund shirts at The Yetee, buy any game published by Good Shepherd Entertainment on Steam, or just contribute to One Gamer Fund directly.Gaming is an expensive hobby. So if you can afford to buy a 4K TV for your PS4 Pro or Xbox One X, you can probably afford to help out one of the numerous good causes One Gamer Fund supports. Honestly, it’s a better use of your money.Let us know what you like about Geek by taking our survey.last_img