Hi-Rez Gaming Community Raised $76,000 For Hurricane Relief

QuintLyn Bowers
By QuintLyn Bowers, News Editor
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As of today, Hi-Rez's gaming community has contributed $76,000 to assist with hurricane relief. These funds, raised via special promotions for SMITE and Paladins where a portion of the sale for in-game cosmetic items went to the relief fund, have been donated to the Red Cross.

This is just a small amount of money raised for charity by the company's fan-base. Overall, the Hi-Rez community has raised a total of $1,401,749 for a variety of charities. The president of Hi-Rez Studios noted how this level of fundraising demonstrates how "charity through gaming can change lives."

"The $76,000 raised by SMITE and Paladins players will aid relief efforts in Houston, and we are thankful to our players for the generosity they have showing in support of great causes."

Over the years, they have raised money for the American Red Cross, Child's Play, The American Cancer Society, and more.

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In this article: Smite, Hi-Rez Studios, Paladins.

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QuintLyn Bowers
QuintLyn Bowers, News Editor
QuintLyn is a long-time lover of all things video game related will happily talk about them to anyone that will listen. She began writing about games for various hobby sites a little over ten years ago and has taken on various roles in the games community.

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Memme 5 years ago
But who cares though right? They screwed up Tribes. /s


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