Spike Nations 2022 consists of 12 VALORANT teams of influencers and pro players from across EMEA battling it out to raise money for charity.
Riot Games has started each charity project with a €3,500 donation. This amount will increase based on the 12 teams' performance during the tournament, with the total charity donation pool being €60,000.
Fans also have an opportunity to top it up even further and help support their teams in the tournament. Please see the team's chosen charities below. Be sure to tune into Twitch to watch the competition unfold!
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 so that they may participate regardless of their economic situation.
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.
The Homeless Animals Hospital is a new project launched by Romania Animal Rescue to provide veterinary help for homeless animals as well as for pets of the impoverished people in Romania. Homeless Animals Hospital project was awarded "Project of the Month" by GlobalGiving following a visit by their representative in February 2015.
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 is situated in the underground of the building. We still need money 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.