Eleven Games Industry Heavyweights Face Brighton Marathon Challenge
GamesAid, the UKâ€™s premier videos games industry charity, is proud to share that Brighton-based MMO publisher and developerÂ NCsoftÂ® is sponsoring the GamesAid Brighton Marathon team. On 15thÂ April, eleven industry heavyweights will gear up for the gruelling 26 mile event, with NCsoft backing the squad.The noble troop of runners comprise Andy Payne, Gary Knight, Chole Gusti, Mark Ward, Graeme Struthers, Ryan Wiltshire,Â Dom Superhero, Chris Mingay, Courtney Bradshaw and NCsoftâ€™s own Cat Channon and Lincoln Davis.
The team is aiming to raise over Â£2,500 and they along with NCsoft are encouraging as many people as possible to help achieve the target. Donations can be made via the JustGiving page –www.justgiving.com/NCsoftGamesAidBrightonMarathon
All donations will go to GamesAid which distributes funds amongst, small, UK based childrenâ€™s charities nominated and voted for by its members. Since its inception in 2007, it has helped improve education, health, housing and social welfare for many British young people. Membership is free to those working in the UK games industry, for more details and to sign up visit:Â www.gameaid.org
GamesAid is a new UK video games industry based charity. It distributes funds to a diverse range of charities; it is a means of giving something back on behalf of the industry. GamesAid acts as a broker of charitable activity on behalf of the industry, taking advice from all sectors. It is a non trading body. The charity is administered by Trustees, who operate on a fixed term basis. It is formally run by a chairman, who is also on a fixed term. GamesAid is a children and young people’s charity.
[Source – NCsoft Press Release]