LONDON, HONG KONG and RZESZÓW, Poland, January 4, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — G2A CMO – Dawid Rożek has confirmed that G2A and G2A Pay in cooperation with ‘Gaming for Good’ lead by Bachir ‘Athene’ Boumaaza are partnering in two new projects: Humanitarian Emergency All-Out Response Team (HEART), and a new release of http://www.gamingforgood.net. Both projects support children, charity and disaster relief.
“G2A and our G2A Pay eco-system support this Gaming for Good initiative around the world and all gamers should generously contribute.” said Dawid Rożek.
EVP of Global Payments at G2A.COM, Bob Voermans, said that the HEART initiative is fully supported by G2A Pay. Bob concluded: ‘In my estimation this partnership will increase donations because of a safe and trustworthy payment method.”
“We want to do it through G2A Pay,” said Athene, “because it’s better, it has lower fees, so more goes to charity and since we have already built a really great relationship with G2A, we would love to see how we could further strengthen our relationship.” Athene concluded: “From my own experience, gamers are extremely generous. When it comes to contributions, G2A is the biggest contributor that I know.”
G2A and Athene collaborated on several projects including ‘Gamers got Heart’, local charity streams and auctions, as well as direct financial support from the G2A community. G2A managed to raise over 500 thousand dollars for Save the Children during 2014-2015. The amount was amplified to 5 million USD and reached many children in need.
Athene (700k Subscribers), is one of the founders of Gaming for Good project supported by G2A.COM. He is a world-famous content creator, which sees him live broadcasting on YouTube and Twitch about charity and community development. In 2012, Athene, working with Save the Children, raised more than $1 million for its ShareCraft project.
G2A.COM is the world’s fastest growing digital gaming marketplace, where customers can buy and sell digital products. With over 6 million unique users in 2014, G2A achieved 150 million website visits and have partnered with Gaming for Good for several years.
G2A has over 25 thousand different gaming products, 6 million customers and welcomes over 250.000 new customers monthly. Investing over 20 million Euros, G2A researched and developed e-commerce solutions such as G2A Pay, a safe and trustworthy professional payment process for buyers and sellers to transact or donate to worthy causes using the most international on-line payment methods. This long term partnership will now see millions of needs met through generous gamers using G2A Pay.