As in previous Spike Nations events, teams can acquire more funds by beating the other teams. A win in a BO1 €600, and a win in a BO3 rewards the team with €2,200. This results in different donation amounts shared with each team’s charity partner, as chosen by Riot. Additionally, the charity fund can be increased through fan donations which cannot be stolen by other teams. Find out more about the charities below.
Greenlight for girls holds one-day, girl-focused events to show the fun in math, science, engineering and technology through hands-on workshops run by role-models in STEM fields. These are free & open to the local community with particular focus to reach girls in less advantaged communities. The money raised would provide 1,000 girls funding for transport, nutrition, workshop materials, access to lab & computer equipment.
Our purpose is to reduce poverty, bring hope and solidarity to poor communities or individuals in France and worldwide. We bring assistance to families, children and young people but also to the most vulnerable (homelesses, migrants, prisoners etc.). We fight against isolation, help them to find employement and we ensure their social reintegration. We provide emergency responses but also long term support, development aid and we work on the causes of poverty.
Ailing animals respond to treatment faster when treatment is given to them without changing their natural habitat. Our three Mobile Clinic Vans give on the spot treatments to ailing un-owned animals in their home ground in Ahmedabad city, India. These vans are also equipped to perform minor surgeries as well as vaccination against rabies. This project has helped and saved over 74,700 animals till date. We believe Improving the welfare of animals in communities benefits both people and animals.
The earthquake of August 2016 in central Italy has left many populations without homes, schools, hospitals etc.. we are funding the reconstruction of the schools in Arquata del Tronto.
For more than 25 years Operation Mercy staff have been partnering with others to build hope, capacity, and community to transform lives, including our own. This involves listening, learning, encouraging, coaching, working, and modeling new ways of thinking and acting. It requires long-term perseverance because change takes years to see, Operation Mercy needs partners who will work with us beyond the 12-month project cycles that are typical in the intentional aid sector.
At the Pay it Forward Foundation we believe people, who get in a wheelchair as a result of an accident can live independently. We can’t let sorrow, loneliness and helplessness ruin their lives.It is important to provide rehabilitation and therapy ASAP. That’s why we are creating Janaszkowo Settlement in Poland. The rehabilitation center will be situated in the underground. We still need furniture and special equipment to provide regular, specialized treatments for over 60 disabled people a year.
Children need their mothers in order to grow healthy and to gain values that they need for their whole Life. Our Mo2Mo project provides a global network for mamas to share, chat with mentors and peers and learn about family care and wellbeing. Through the network and localised campaigns, we advocate on mother’s role in the society by breaking barriers to support and reducing stigma towards vulnerable mothers and their children who are socially excluded or judged by the society.
EFB launched this campaign to emphasise that food is an essential source of both warmth and safety during winter. The campaign will be promoting two feeding programs: Monthly Feeding and School Feeding in addition to the Hot Meals initiative (distributing 5 million hot meals in all govern orates around Egypt)
From SOS Children’s Villages Spain we have opened an emergency fund to send all possible resources to our colleagues of SOS Children’s Villages Ukraine and support them in all the work they are developing there due to the current conflict. We aimed to help a total of 45,000 people, mainly children. The aim of this program is to prevent family separation during displacement and to provide shelter, food, hygiene products and psychological support to families and children in need.
This project will provide 200 low income women in Turkey basic training on gender and financial literacy and initial loans for their micro businesses for one year. In Turkey, only 29,5% of women are participating in the labor force (the lowest rate among OECD countries) and this project, by providing the necessary basic knowledge and capital, aims to support women in entering into the labor force and earn a decent income by starting and running their own small enterprises.
Your gift will empower women and girls to learn, lead and thrive in our digital world. Around the world, a lack of opportunities and resources prevent many women and girls from gaining the digital skills that connects them with greater opportunities, leaving them marginalised and disadvantaged. With your support, we will work with our local partners to ensure the women and girls in our programmes can not only access technology and data, but also receive training to become digitally literate.