Helping those affected by Hurricane Harvey

Every gamer knows there’s a time for games and a time to hit the pause button. Hurricane Harvey is dropping 30+ inches of rain across the gulf coast of Texas, leading to unprecedented destruction of property and loss of life from severe flooding. We’re hitting the pause button and focusing our efforts on helping the people and first responders of the greater Houston and Texas Gulf Coast regions.

Right now, the American Red Cross is looking for donations to help support their relief efforts. Your donations will go towards supporting displaced residents, ensuring everyone has access to food and shelter, and more. Here’s how you can give:

Donate Online

Visit The Red Cross online to provide support for those affected by Hurricane Harvey.

Donate via Text

Text “HARVEY” to 90999 to provide a $10 donation that will be billed on your regular phone bill.

VGVN members have banded together behind countless causes. As video game players, we know more than anyone the difference that a committed and determined community can make, and right now we have the opportunity to make a difference in the lives of many. 

If you’re local to the Texas Gulf Coast region, the Red Cross has also published a list of emergency response resources and news. Know that our thoughts are with you.

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